School Librarian

  • Job Reference: 00000490-1
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Wycombe Abbey
  • Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Schools
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Wycombe Abbey is a full boarding School which provides an outstanding all-round education for girls aged 11 to 18. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and dynamic leader to shape the vision and strategy of the libraries at Wycombe Abbey, including re-designing our current services. Wycombe Abbey is a world leader in girls’ education and we are seeking someone who will value the opportunity to be involved in the modernisation and development of our learning resources.

The Librarian is expected to work during Wycombe Abbey term time plus some additional weeks during the school holidays.

The Librarian is responsible for line management of the Librarian’s Assistant and also oversees the school archives.

The successful candidate will ideally be a graduate with previous significant experience of library/resource centre management, preferably within an education setting.

Please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs J Duncan by emailing the Human Resources Manager, Mrs J Wetenhall Further details are found under ‘Vacancies’ on the School website, click on the Apply button to reach this. 

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on 30 January.
Interviews: 12 February.


Wycombe Abbey 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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