School Librarian, Sefton

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Merchant Taylors' Girls' SchoolSefton
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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £14,607 per annum working during term time only (35 weeks per year)
Contract term: Permanent

27.5 hours per week (35 weeks per year), Monday to Friday, 8am to 1.30pm or 12.30pm to 6pm

We are looking for three part-time librarians to join Merchant Taylors’ Schools, an independent school with an incredible 400-year-old heritage. There are two positions that require afternoon work and one requiring morning work. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly skilled and creative librarian to join the School. You will be an imaginative and self-motivated professional capable of taking our traditional libraries on a journey to become modern and effective research hubs – places where children want to spend time. You will liaise with teaching staff to make sure we provide relevant and varying resources and deliver events that encourage children to get the most out of their library. The successful applicant will be meticulous, friendly, customer focused, an avid reader, and ideally be experienced in working within a school environment. You will enjoy communicating and inspiring children in your interactions, as well as having the ability to develop positive relationships across the whole schools.

The schools are committed to the development of their students into independent and self-sufficient learners, and you play can play a pivotal role in helping this aim to become a reality. We want our libraries to be a welcoming and inspiring spaces where students can access information in its full variety of forms, and where they can work individually and collaboratively to develop strong study skills and develop a true love of learning.

For further details and to apply, please visit our website vacancies page via the Apply link.

Candidates should submit an application form via email to or alternatively post to Human Resources Department, Merchant Taylors’ School, Liverpool Road, Crosby, Liverpool L23 0QP.

Closing date: Midday on Friday 23rd August 2019.    

Interviews: w/c Monday 10th June 2019.

Merchant Taylors’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

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