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Senior Librarian - maternity cover

Allfoxton Road, Horfield, Bristol, Bristol, BS7 9NL
Fairfield High School
Full Time
23rd November 2022
Start Date
6th February 2023
6th December 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
6th February 2023
  • Contract type: Temporary
  • Contract length: Maternity cover
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1289961

Fairfield High School, a school rated good with outstanding features by Ofsted, is seeking to appoint an experienced and proactive Librarian to work 37 hours per week, has excellent knowledge of children’s literature and all aspects of managing a school library. 

This post is for maternity cover.  Actual salary for 37 hours per week, term time will be £23,178, paid on NJC points 18 - 23.  

Our library is a well-resourced hub of activity where students are encouraged to develop a love and appreciation for reading. The role involves working with teachers to support learning across the school, supporting with library lessons by facilitating the use of Accelerated Reader, developing and promoting the library, ensuring that appropriate resources are available to support the development of whole-school literacy including the reading program, and maintaining a computerised library system. You will also line manage the Assistant Librarian.

If you have previous experience of working in a library in an educational environment; have excellent communication skills and organisational skills, we would love to hear from you.

In return we can offer:

• Access to the local government pension scheme

• Cycle to work scheme

• Free parking

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Clear on-boarding and professional development plans, including coaching. There are opportunities to share good practice within the Trust

Fairfield High School, rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, is noted to be ‘inclusive and harmonious with students that are intellectually curious’.

Fairfield High School is part of the Excalibur Academies Trust, founded in 2012. It is a multi-academy trust that prides itself on a special blend of independence and collaboration.

CV’s will not be accepted.

Fairfield High School and the Excalibur Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

Safeguarding Statement:

Excalibur Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is proud to serve a diverse student and parent community. The aims of the Trust’s recruitment policy are to ensure that the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities and suitability for the position; to ensure that all job applicants are considered equally and consistently; to ensure that no job applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure that the School meets its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.


Safeguarding Statement:

Fairfield High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Fairfield High School

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