Librarian - Christ Church Academy
Christ Church Academy
Old Road, Stone, Staffs. ST15 8JD
Tel: 01785 334900
Principal: Mr CM Wright
Vacancy – Librarian
Salary: G05 - Pro Rata - £15,679 - £16,638
Commencement Date: 1st November 2020 or earlier if possible
Hours: 35 hrs per week. Term Time only
The Governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational, proactive and enthusiastic Librarian who will manage and operate a major learning environment used by the whole School community.
The library is in the centre of the school and is very well resourced and in constant use. It is an inspiring space and children enjoy and value the time they spend in it.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the acquisition and organisation of resources appropriate to the learning needs of the full age and ability range within the School.
Previous experience of working in a library or school would be desirable.
Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to visit Christ Church Academy, prior to submitting their application. Please contact Miss W Fenton (PA to the Principal) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an appointment.
The successful candidate will be flexible and able to use their initiative as well as having excellent interpersonal skills. ICT skills (to include Word, Excel and Publisher) would advantageous. The main areas of responsibility include:
- A dynamic and energetic practitioner with high expectations
- Passionate about reading; able to inspire and motivate pupils
- A person with excellent knowledge of how libraries function and their benefits to the school community
- Someone who will always go the extra mile for the children
- A team member
- A colleague who can support and promote the Christian ethos of our school
We will provide:
- A well-resourced, forward thinking and supportive staff team
- Highly motivated and engaged pupils who display good behavior for learning
- Excellent care and support for all staff
- Comprehensive induction and on-going opportunities for professional development
The normal place of work would be Christ Church Academy. This Academy is part of ‘The Key Educational Trust’ and the Trust reserves the right to deploy the successful candidate to work at any other Academy within the Trust.
Further details and an application pack can also be found at:
www.christchurchacademy.co.uk (vacancies section) or from the Academy (SAE please).
Visits to the Academy are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit please contact
Miss W Fenton, PA to the Principal on 01785 337754.
Completed applications can be emailed to Miss Fenton via email@example.com or posted to the Academy marked for Miss Fenton’s attention.
Candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted by telephone or email.
Closing Date: Friday 18th September 2020 – 12 noon
Interview Date: Week commencing 21st September 2020
This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This position is subject to a “disclosure” check under the “Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974”. Further details regarding this check and Staffordshire County Council’s employment policy will be found within the application pack
To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at: www.gov.uk/government/publications/acceptable-right-to-work-documents-an-employers-guide