Resource Centre Manager/Head Librarian

  • Job Reference: 00002405-1
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Pipers Corner School
  • Location: Great Kingshill, High Wycombe
  • Salary: Upon Application
  • Sector: Schools
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Resource Centre Manager/Head Librarian

Full-time Required September 2024

Pipers Corner has a state-of-the-art library located at the heart of the School, directly by the Sixth Form Centre. We are looking to recruit a Head Librarian to lead the team in this inspirational hub of intellectual curiosity and learning. The Head Librarian will also be responsible for providing the students at Pipers with the skills, tools and resources they need to develop a love of reading and literature, while also improving their independent learning and, most importantly, critical thinking skills as they carry out research, exchange ideas and interact with their peers and teachers. The successful applicant will be a Chartered Librarian, or have a similar qualification, with previous experience of working in a library or learning resource centre, preferably within a School setting. You will be able to animate classes and groups of students of all ages, demonstrate strong IT and communication skills, and a sense of teamwork.

An application form can be obtained from the HR Department, email, or downloaded from our website.

Completed application forms and a covering letter should be addressed to the Headmistress and returned to HR via the email address above. 

Please click on the Apply button to be taken to our website to download the application form and for further information. 

Closing date | Thursday 23 May 2024 Interview date | Tbc

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Pipers Corner School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. Pipers Corner School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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