37 hours per week, Term Time plus 5 INSET days
H5 Point 9: £20,344 + £874 fringe allowance FTE (pro rata)
Actual Salary including fringe allowance: £18,068.26 Per annum
Required September 2020
We are seeking a Librarian to join our team at the Danes Educational Trust on the Herts/Bucks border. The post will be based at Croxley Danes School, which will move to its brand-new permanent accommodation at Baldwins Lane in Croxley Green over the summer.
Our new Librarian will be a skilled, enthusiastic, dynamic, creative and energetic individual who is able to establish and develop a new library at the heart of learning at Croxley Danes. The post holder will continually promote the value of reading throughout the school and encourage all students to read for pleasure. The Librarian will work alongside teaching staff to support and develop students’ academic reading and research skills in order for them to achieve well. Our aim is see reading for pleasure at the heart of Croxley Danes and to foster a lifelong love of reading throughout the school community.
We would like you to have:
Experience of ICT (Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook).
Excellent numeracy, literacy and oracy skills, including English and Maths GCSE at grades A* to C
Excellent organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise and multi-task and follow job instructions with a good attention to detail
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure to meet deadlines
Ability and self-motivation to work independently
Ability to work in a team and be part of the wider life and ethos of the school
A passion and enthusiasm for reading and books (particularly Young Adult fiction)
Understand the importance of literacy for young people
Knowledge of school procedures, including safeguarding
Experience of using the SIMs MIS package and Library software
Prior experience of working in a school or school library and be educated to a minimum of A-level standard.
Prior experience of working with young people in a secondary setting
We can offer:
A permanent contract of 37 hours per week, Term Time plus 5 INSET days
A positive working environment within a brand-new school setting.
The support of a highly professional and committed staff team
The opportunity to be part of an expanding multi academy trust with a track record of excellent student attainment and achievement
The opportunity to contribute to the education of our current students, and subsequent cohorts of students in a brand-new school at an exciting stage in its development
Croxley Danes School is a new, all-ability, co-educational state secondary school serving South West Hertfordshire. It opened in September 2017 and is already provides a high quality education to its year 7, 8 and 9 students. It will eventually grow to over 1200 students aged 11-18. Croxley Danes School is addressing a substantial shortfall in secondary places and is fast becoming the first-choice school for the surrounding area. If you would like to join a high performing, supportive and friendly staff team, we look forward to hearing from you.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
How to make an application:
The full job description and an application form can be downloaded from the school website
Applications to be sent to Mrs D Gamble (Recruitment Manager) by 9.00am on Thursday 2nd July 2020 by an email via the button below.
Please include a covering letter and completed application form with the contact details of two referees.
We reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable applicant be found; therefore, early application is advised.
Interviews to be held as soon as possible thereafter.