Head of Library / Head Librarian

Job Description

Head of Library / Head Librarian


September 2024


This is an exciting opportunity for those with a passion for books, learning and reading.

As Head of Library, you will promote reading to all pupils, teachers, and staff. Leading on embedding research skills throughout the school, you’ll ensure that academic integrity is developed and integrated into teaching and learning.

You will be responsible for the management and organisation of the library, including processing, classifying and cataloguing books, helping students to locate and retrieve information and advising them on choice of leisure reading. You’ll also organise author visits, speakers, and events such as World Book Day, to promote literacy and inspire students; as well as much more.

Francis Holland Trust has its own generous salary scale with season ticket loan available.

For more information and to apply online, please visit our vacancies page.

Closing date: 8:00am on 21st May 2024.

Early application is advised. Applications will be assessed in order of receipt, and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received.


The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Statutory checks including a satisfactory DBS certificate and references will be a requirement for this role. This role is classed as regulated activity with children as it involves teaching, training or supervising children on a day-to-day basis and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, 1974.


Closing Date

8:00am, 21st May 2024