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School Librarian - Term Time

Invicta Grammar School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4058-577S
  • Posted:31/05/2024
  • Pay:VIAT Grade 5 Point 21-24 £21,045-£22,426 - actual
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:28/06/2024 at 14:00
  • Interviews:ASAP


School Librarian 

Invicta Grammar is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic School Librarian to manage our library and provide an engaging learning environment for our students. 

The ideal candidate will be passionate about literacy, information technology, and supporting the educational and personal development of students.  The librarian will be responsible for the operation of the library, including the selection, acquisition, organisation, and circulation of library resources, as well as the provision of instructional and reference services to students and staff.

The successful candidate will work 37 hours per week, 38 weeks (190 days) per year Monday to Friday.

The salary range will be paid on VIAT 5, points 21-24 (£21,045-£22,426) actual. 

Further details regarding this post can be found in the material accompanying this advert. 

Come and join our dedicated team of professionals who are always willing to support new staff in the best interests of our students. Our school continually evolves in our drive for excellence; we aspire to provide Outstanding Care, Outstanding Education and Outstanding Opportunities. If you think you would thrive in this environment we want to meet you.

Closing date for applications is: Friday 28 June 2024.  Applications should be sent to n.fitzgerald@invicta.viat.org.uk

An Application form can be found on our website at:  https://www.invicta.viat.org.uk/227/application-forms  Applications will be considered upon receipt (early applications are encouraged) and interviews will take place as soon as possible. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. 

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

A copy of our school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.  As part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

A copy of our school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy can be found attached.

Valley Invicta Academies Trust expects every employee to take responsibility for promoting a culture that values and respects difference. We welcome applications from all diverse and ethnic groups. 

If you require access arrangements to complete an application form, please contact the Trust who will support you i.e., large print, coloured forms.






Information about the school

Invicta Grammar School is a popular and high-achieving selective secondary school for girls, which welcomes boys into the Sixth Form. With over 1600 students on roll, including nearly 400 in the Sixth Form, the school is widely recognised as a beacon of excellence, innovation and collaboration.

Set within the Valley Invicta Academies Trust (VIAT) main campus, based in Maidstone, the school has enviable indoor and outdoor facilities, including a state-of-the-art Sports Hall.

The school has an innovative curriculum, which emphasises the development of the ‘whole’ student and which inspires, challenges and prepares students for life. There are many personal development opportunities and there is particular passion for the Arts, Music and Sport.

The team at Invicta are specialists in their subjects and keen to collaborate with colleagues across the school and, more widely, the Trust (VIAT).

Invicta is proud to have achieved the International School Award and the Wellbeing Award for Schools.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 678584


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.