School Librarian, London

Closing date:

Hendon SchoolLondon

Date posted:
Start date: asap
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £24325 - £26534
Contract term: Permanent

36 hours per week

Term time plus 2 weeks 

The library is an essential resource within our school. We are looking for someone with energy, vision and drive to ensure that the library remains central to pupils’ extended learning experiences at Hendon School. 

Hendon is ambitious and outstanding school that has been recently identified as one of the top 100 non-selective state-funded schools in the country. Students not only achieve outstanding exam results but experience an exceptional community program. Many students have won local and national awards for their contributions to society.  

We are seeking someone:

• Who should be suitably qualified with excellent ICT skills as well      as fluency in speaking, reading and writing. 

Who will be responsible for: 

• Managing and monitoring the library and its facilities and service on a daily basis as a learning and literacy resource. 

• Contributing to pupils’ learning, working in close partnership with teaching and non-teaching staff and in line with the school’s teaching and learning and literacy policies. 

• Developing the library’s contribution to the whole school literacy programme. 

• Organising extended learning programmes/activities to promote a love of reading for information and pleasure. 

• Promoting the library and its resources both within the library and the whole school and externally, where relevant. 

• Keeping up to date with new publications, selecting and ordering new stock as well as classifying, cataloguing and indexing stock for all types of media.  

About the employer: 

We value 

• Each person equally as an individual who is entitled to be treated with respect at all times. 

• The particular abilities, needs and hopes of all our school. 

• The social, ethnic and religious diversity of Hendon School.   

Application forms are available from our website and once completed should be emailed to  We do not accept CVs  Closing date for applications is Noon on 31st October 2017

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment  PLEASE NOTE: 

We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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More about Hendon School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Golders Rise, Hendon, London, NW4 2HP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 202 9004
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