School Librarian & Literacy Co-Ordinator

  • Job Reference: 00001726-1
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Hart School
  • Website: https://hartschool.org.uk
  • Location: Rugeley, Staffs
  • Salary: £21,269
  • Bonus/Benefits: Actual salary £18,304, 37 hours pw, Term Time only
  • Sector: Schools
  • Job Type: Permanent, Part-time

Job Description

School Librarian & Literacy Co-Ordinator

Grade 6, £21,269 per annum (actual salary £18,304)

37 hours per week, Term Time only

The Hart School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, driven and pro-active Librarian and Literacy Co-ordinator to undertake the day to day running of the library, as well as support the school’s Literacy Lead in promoting literacy and reading for pleasure across the school. The postholder will be someone who is able to use their initiative, conduct research and develop strategies to increase access to the library and to promote library activities. We are looking for someone with a passion for reading who can work with children and young people to help them reach their potential.

Ideally with some experience of working in a library setting within a school or a college, you will have strong interpersonal skills and be able to relate well to a wide range of people. You must be methodical, well organised, and have strong ICT skills, with a fundamental desire to support children’s literacy and learning.

If you believe that you have these qualities, are passionate about being involved in the growth of students and are interested in working as part of our school team, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Employee benefits

We are committed to providing staff with high quality professional development. We hold regular training to develop the skills and knowledge needed by staff in their current role or look towards the next step in their career. The induction of new staff is important and we have a tailored programmes to meet individual needs. In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package.

Our employees have access to:

• Perk Box platform that brings employee benefits, discounts, and wellbeing and staff recognition

• Employee Assistance Scheme provided by Health Assured - unlimited access to advice, information and face to face counselling support on a range of issues including emotional, personal, legal and financial or relationship issues for yourself and those living within your household

• Bike2Work Scheme- where you can save up to 42% on the cost of bicycles and/or equipment

• Home Use Programme- you get a licensed copy of Microsoft Office 360 to install and use on your home computer and up to six devices for free.

Closing date: Tuesday 11 October 2022, 9am

Interviews: tbc

To apply, please click on the Apply button to download and complete the application form, then email to: Claire.bradley@hartschool.org.uk

The Hart School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to undertake relevant safeguarding checks