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Librarian / Learning Mentor - Term Time

The John Wallis Church of England Academy, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-6919-605S
  • Posted:25/05/2023
  • Pay:Band E £20,997 - £22,918 (£17,960 - £19,603 pro-ra
  • Start Date:1st September 2023
  • App Close Date:10/06/2023 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


The John Wallis Church of England Academy are currently recruiting for a Librarian / Learning mentor to join our team and oversee our new Learning Resource Centre

The role is full time, term-time only.

We are looking to appoint a Librarian / Learning mentor with the drive and ambition to share our passionate belief that every child and young person should have the opportunity to realise their full potential; to be encouraged to raise their aspirations; and to have the opportunity to learn in an environment that is safe, inspired and guided by the key Christian values of respect, truth, trust, integrity and love.

Responsibilities will include organising the Library’s resources to meet the needs of the curriculum, lending and cataloguing, including ordering books for departments and students, managing the Library budget, providing a library service during break, lunchtime and (on specified days) after school, enabling pupils to borrow and return books and develop good reading habits, and working with the English Department to support and run literacy and reading events and activities and promoting the Academy’s strong culture of reading.

The hours will vary day-to-day to meet the needs of the Academy eg. enabling pupils to access the library after school on some days. This flexibility will be discussed with the successful candidate.

Information about the school

Our vision for every John Wallis student is clear: we expect them to graduate from our Academy equipped with the qualifications, skills, and unwavering confidence needed to achieve their ambitions, whether that's pursuing higher education or embarking on their chosen career path.

Join us at The John Wallis Church of England Academy, where our commitment to excellence and belief in the power of choice shape the futures of our students. If you're passionate about education and share our vision, we invite you to apply for a position with us today.

Together, we can make a difference and provide our students with the tools they need to shape their own destinies.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Recruitment Team
  • Address:Millbank Road, Kingsnorth, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3HG
  • Telephone: 01233 623465
  • Email: HR@thejohnwallisacademy.org


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.