Library & Resources Officer - The Westwood Academy

Grade 4 – £19,698 - £23,080 per annum, pro rata to hours and weeks worked
11 Nov 2021
29 Nov 2021
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37 hours per week, term time plus 2 weeks if desired (plus 2 weeks is negotiable and is not a role requirement)
Grade 4 – £19,698 - £23,080 p.a. pro rata
(actual salary - £17,800 - £20,860 – dependent on salary start point)
Required December 2021/January 2022

We are looking to appoint an efficient, organised and dedicated Library and Resources Officer to manage our school library and resources (reprographics) provision. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced administrator looking to build a career in the education sector. We are looking for someone with a passion for reading and education, ambition and the ability to work with a strong team of teaching and support staff and who can also engage young people. We can provide an exceptional environment in which staff and pupils thrive. You must be able multi-task as the library and resources area is a thriving and central hub of school life. This will be a very busy but vital role, you will also be comfortable working with all school staff and happy to work with children of secondary school age.

You must be computer literate and proficient in use of a variety of applications, including the MS Office suite of programmes, be willing to manage the school library software and use other in-house applications as needed, for example Satchel 1; these are simple software applications for which training will be provided. You will also be part of the small team of staff involved in before and after school provision; for example, homework club and various library clubs such as chess and board games.

The Westwood Academy is part of the Kenilworth Multi-Academy Trust a forward thinking and ambitious trust. We offer a motivating learning environment with an excellent shared CPD programme. We are proud of our academic record and of our pastoral care, which maintains a feeling of community in a small, but growing school. 

The school works tirelessly to ensure that every pupil’s potential is successfully achieved, through excellent teaching, the establishment of positive learning relationships, effective assessment and constructive feedback. Out teaching and support staff work together for the mutual benefit of our pupils.

Role Requirements:
•    An excellent administrator with existing library skills or a willingness to learn very quickly on the job
•    Outstanding ICT skills
•    Knowledge of, or willing to gain, specialist knowledge in particular areas, e.g. literacy and homework
•    Dedicated, creative and hardworking individual
•    A real willingness to learn new skills
•    Employees benefit from an extensive CPD and wellbeing programme.

Further details and application forms are available via the school website at: 
Please send completed application forms to

If you require any further information please contact
Mrs J Westwell:  PA to Head of School , Telephone number: 024 7642 6901    

Closing date: Monday 29th November 2021: 10:00am

Key Requirements

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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