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Aylward Academy, London - Learning Resources Manager

£27,801 - £29,517 pro rata, £24,621 - £26,140 actual salary

36 hours per week, 42 weeks per year

Aylward Academy is part of London Academies Enterprise Trust (LAET).  Our objective is to provide all students with a first class education. Why? Because we believe that a solid education is vital in today’s world. We recognise that every student has different needs and that it’s our job to meet them. We not only educate students about life, we prepare them for life. Whatever a student’s ambition, we will give them the best possible start.

We are seeking to appoint a creative and enthusiastic School Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Manager who will be responsible for managing the learning environment used by the whole school community in the LRC and the Academy library, “The Book Loft”. You will be responsible for the acquisition, organisation, dissemination and exploitation of resources appropriate to the learning needs of the full age and ability range within that community.

The Learning Resources Centre and ‘The Book Loft’ department consists of two main centres for student learning, benefiting from both traditional and electronic resources. It has a staff of two resource assistants who support the day to day running of the centres. The LRC centre has been created as part of the academy’s new build works and is designed for both 14-19 provisions alongside the use by the community.

If you have the passion, commitment and initiative to join our team, we want to hear from you!

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme, childcare vouchers and Westfield rewards.

This position is required 01 September 2017.  Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 12 July 2017.

Closing date: Thursday 6 July 2017.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's.

For further information on this position and to make an application please visit:

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. Further details can be found on our careers page.

AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details.

Sydenham High School - Library and Careers Co-ordinator

Required for September 2017

Term time only plus 2 weeks

£34,497 per annum pro rata

The role

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Librarian to lead the development, management and effective use of our library and learning resources across both our Junior and Senior Schools.

The successful candidate will also oversee and develop our careers education and guidance programme to help our students realise their career aspirations.

If you have previous experience as a librarian and a love of children’s literature we would be delighted to hear from you.

The Libraries at Sydenham High School

There are separate libraries in both the Junior and Senior School. Homework club takes place in the Senior School Library as well as various literary workshops and author visits.

The Junior School library is known as the Discovery Zone and doubles as a language classroom for French and Latin. Both libraries are well stocked with texts and books that support the main school.

Why Sydenham High School

Sydenham High School is an independent day school for girls aged 4-18 with a long-standing tradition of educating girls, dating back to 1887. The School is part of The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the largest independent school group in the UK, and offers a variety of benefits, which include:

  •  Competitive salaries and pay progression
  •  Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  •  Training grants for qualifications
  •  Generous pension schemes
  •  Free life assurance benefit
  •  Free school lunches
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

For full details and an application pack please visit:

Alternatively, please contact hr[at]syd.gdst.netor the School Office on 020 8557 7000.

Applications should be received by 12 noon Friday 23 June 2017. 

References for shortlisted candidates will be taken up before interview.

GDST are committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post.


37 hours per week, term time only plus 5 Inset days & 5 days
Actual salary range, according to experience
£20,162 - £26,832
From 1 September 2017, an opportunity has arisen for a qualified Librarian to manage our busy Library as a learning resource centre for the school, to support the whole school curriculum.
We are preferably looking for a colleague with at least three years’ experience, but applications from newly qualified Librarians with Library Assistant experience will be welcomed. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills with children and adults, and the ability to motivate others.  Working directly with our students is an integral part of the role.

Librarian3JD Henbury

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Librarian3ES Henbury

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Further details and application form available on our website at

Henbury Application Form NonTeaching

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We value a diverse workforce and develop people from all sections of the community.  We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and will require the disclosure of any criminal convictions.

Closing date:  Tuesday 27 June 2017

EAST BARNET SCHOOL, London - School Librarian Part-time – 2/2.5 days (job share)

Term-time only – 40 weeks per annum

£27801 - £29517 (per annum, pro rata)

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified School Librarian to manage our fabulous library, which has panoramic views of London. Candidates should be able to demonstrate the academic, organisational and inter-personal skills which are necessary to provide our students and staff with appropriate support to enhance learning at all levels of the school.

East Barnet school has an excellent reputation in the local community and we receive a very high number of applications for admission. Our Gold Award from Investors in People indicates the outstanding working conditions we provide for our staff, who are very loyal to the school. The post provides a unique opportunity for a job share with one of our current School Librarians.

For further information visit:  to directly access the application form, job description and further information.  Completed application forms are to be returned to Mrs C Furneaux, Headteacher’s PA.  email: cfurneaux[at]

We are committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to have a DBS check.

Closing date 22 June 2017

St George’s the English International School, Munich, Germany - Librarian

St George MunichSt George’s School seeks a well-qualified professional to manage and develop our newly established learning resource centre, to begin August 2017

The School

Having opened in September 2013, St George’s School Munich has rapidly developed into a thriving community of over 250 pupils and 35 teachers. The school continues to grow, and as the school matures we expect to reach 800 pupils. The school’s ethos of combining an enriching curriculum with family orientated care makes the school a warm and engaging place to work and learn.

In September 2017, the school will embark on an exciting phase of its development, as it moves to a new, purpose-built campus located in the city. These premises will provide first-class educational facilities for all ages and subject areas.

The National Curriculum is taught throughout the school and we offer IGCSE qualifications to pupils in our Upper School. The school is currently undergoing IB accreditation, and we intend to start teaching the IB Diploma Programme in September 2018.

One of a group of three schools located across Germany, St George’s offers the successful applicant an exciting range of opportunities for professional development and growth across the school group.

The Location

Located on a campus in the vibrant residential district of Schwabing, St George’s School is well connected to the city centre and the greater Munich metropolitan area. The English Garden and Olympic Park both lie a short distance from the school.

Germany’s third largest city, and the capital of the state of Bavaria, Munich is a dynamic and vibrant cultural centre, with a large and diverse international community. Situated on the northern edge of the Alps, Munich offers a high standard of living, as well as numerous opportunities for travel and outdoor pursuits. It is a beautiful and forward looking city where work, rest and play are perfectly balanced.

Munich airport is located 30km from the school, with many daily flights to the UK, and high speed rail services connect Munich to a wide range of European destinations. The city also provides an extensive transport system in all areas at affordable prices.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a qualified and experienced profession to manage the activities of our learning resource centre.

The successful applicant will be a dynamic individual with experience of promoting a passion for inquiry and effective research skills. Well-developed organisational and communication skills are a prerequisite. We are looking for the right balance between experience, enthusiasm and a passion for learning and inquiry, which will inspire our pupils.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to direct the development of this important area of the school.

The library will be opened in September 2017 and will be the heart of our school. It is our vision that the library space not only be a repository for books, but a dynamic centre of learning activity. It will be a place for both individual reading, research and reflection, as well as a space for collaboration and group discovery. We are looking for the right individual who can support us in achieving this vision and bringing this space to life.

Please download our application pack for detailed information.

SGSM Application Pack 2017 Librarian

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For further details about the school, please visit our website:

To apply, please submit your CV with a covering letter to:

Mr. P. Dickinson

Senior Academic and Recruiting Director.

E-mail: recruitment[at]

Tel: 0049 2233 808870

Preston Manor School, Wembley - Learning Resource Centre Manager (All Through School 4 -18)

Required for September 2017 - 36 hours per week – Term time plus inset days + 1 week outside of term.

Salary – Scale SO2, Spinal Point 32 - 34 (£28,485 - £30,153 pro rata)

plus London Weighting (£1,848 pro rata) circa (£27,226 – £28,723 inclusive LW)

LRC Manager advert - Jun 17

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We are looking for an inspiring Learning Resource Centre Manager to beresponsible for the management of the school LRC (Learning Resource Centre), across both Upper & Lower School

As a LRC Manager you will be responsible for providing a stimulating and friendly atmosphere to encourage a love of learning and literacy.  Key priorities include promoting a love of reading for pleasure, ensuring effective and productive literacy intervention and being part of the whole school literacy strategy.

LRC Manager - JD Jun 17

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We are looking for an innovative individual who has good literacy, numeracy and communication skills as well as initiative, flexibility, a sense of humour and the ability to relate to children from a variety of ages and needs. We are particularly keen to hear from experienced librarians, graduates who are looking to go into the teaching profession or experienced teachers who are no longer in the classroom.  Experience of working with young people of secondary age would be an advantage.

LRC Manager - PS Jun 17

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We offer:

  • Students, Staff and Families who are all enthusiastic and supportive of the School Library.
  • A very popular and well-resourced Learning Resource Centre based across the Upper and Lower School
  • A commitment to staff development in terms of CPD, Line Management and Appraisal.
  • A friendly team of experienced and supportive teachers, support assistants and other pastoral staff.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and energetic team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations of achievement.

The above post provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality and well-resourced environment and to become part of a highly motivated and visionary team. Professional development of staff is a key priority at Preston Manor and the career progression of colleagues is a key priority.

Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or disability.

For further information and an application pack, email hradmin[at], download from website or click on the hyperlink to direct you to the Preston Manor School Current Vacancies page.

Application For A Non teaching post

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Letter from Head

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 Closing Date:Noon Tuesday 27 June 2017

The school reserves the right to change these dates, and to close the vacancy at any time, so early application is advised.

Preston Manor School is committed to the welfare and safety of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo the necessary Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks.

El Alsson British & American International School, Cairo - Head Librarian

El Alsson British & American International School would like to post an advert for a new Head Librarian (K-12) – American School and have attached the following information documents.

HoD Library Pre Interview Salary Sheet 2017 American

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Librarian Skills and Knowledge

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New Teachers Info 2017

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Revised Contract 2017

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You can also visit the school website for more information:

The closing date is 20th June.
Applicants should send their cv and  letter of application to vacancies[at]


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