Birmingham City Council

Library Manager

4 days left

Lyndon School, Daylesford Road, Solihull, B92 8EJ
full time equivalent salary range £19,264 to £23,484 but after pro-rata £16,441 to £20,042
21 Jun 2022
04 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Hours per week: 37 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent


Daylesford Road


B92 8EJ

Telephone Number: 0121 743 3402

Email Address:

Job Start Date: September 2022

Join our friendly, thriving, and supportive staff team at Lyndon, and you will be in a school where (as reported by OfSTED) ‘Leaders know their school well…. their actions to improve the school are effective. Leaders think carefully about pupils’ welfare, take an innovative approach to make sure that they support pupils effectively, (and) have designed a coherent and broad curriculum…as a result, pupils’ progress at key stage 3 is strong’.

Lyndon is part of Summit Learning Trust comprising Lyndon itself, Ninestiles School, Cockshut Hill School, four primary schools and the Sixth Form College Solihull. The leadership at Lyndon is progressive and has the vision, drive, and support to lead the school on a journey of excellence, with staff that have a passion for teaching and learning. Join us

and you will be part of an improving school with a strong team ethos. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas, and supporting each other to achieve great things.

Here at Lyndon School we aim to create opportunities and support achievement for our students and staff alike. We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced library and resources officer to ensure the library provides a vibrant learning space for all staff and students. You will need to be passionate about reading, have a good knowledge of children’s literature and be willing to work flexibly.

In conjunction with other members of staff you will assist the Principal to draw up and implement a policy for the library which reflects the educational aims and objectives of the school. You will monitor the effectiveness of the policy on a regular basis, including tracking and reporting of borrowing statistics and library usage. You will be responsible for

ensuring the marketing of the library to all stakeholders; you will have an aptitude for the promotion of library resources and services.

For a full description of the role and person specification, please see the accompanying documents.

About the Trust

Why work for us?

The Trust offers:

• a strong focus on staff care and wellbeing

• high quality training and support in and across academies

• a clear career pathway

• employee assistance programme

• employee discount schemes

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: 4 July 2022, 12midday

For an application form and further information about all our vacancies please visit the trust website

It is expected that interviews will be held during the following week.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.


Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.


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