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Library Assistant - Full-time

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5431-317S
  • Posted:06/06/2024
  • Pay:Actual salary £15,678 - £16,440 per annum
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:17/06/2024 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Leigh Academy Hugh Christie are seeking to appoint a Library Assistant who will be responsible for all aspects of library work. Amongst other duties, this includes supporting the school’s literacy focus, teaching library skills to pupils and overseeing the use, storage and security of library equipment. 

You should have strong interpersonal skills, as you’ll be working with teachers and TAs, school team members, parents and pupils.  We’re committed to building brighter futures, by improving educational experiences, and we’re hoping you’re excited to be part of that opportunity. No previous experience as a librarian is required.

This is a permanent role, working 30.5 hours per week, term time only and offers an actual salary of £15,678 - £16,440 per annum (£22,595 - £23,693 full-time equivalent), based on experience.

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information please contact Amy Wenban (Recruitment Advisor) on amy.wenban@latrust.org.uk.

Information about the school

Working with us: Hugh Christie School has recently become part of the Leigh Academy Trust and we look forward to exciting times ahead with wonderful opportunities it will bring for our staff and students. Following the academisation, the School is now known as Leigh Academy Hugh Christie.

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie offers a broad curriculum designed to cater to the diverse needs and interests of its students. From traditional subjects like English, mathematics, and science to vocational courses and extracurricular activities, the academy strives to provide a comprehensive education that prepares students for success in further education, employment, and life beyond school.

Beyond academics, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie places a significant emphasis on personal development and character education. Through its pastoral care system, the academy supports students in their social, emotional, and personal growth, fostering a positive and inclusive school culture.

The academy also prides itself on its strong sense of community and engagement with parents, carers, and the wider community. Through various initiatives and partnerships, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie seeks to enrich the educational experience of its students and contribute positively to the local area.

In summary, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie is a thriving secondary school committed to academic excellence, personal development, and community engagement. With a rich history and a dedication to nurturing well-rounded individuals, it continues to provide a supportive and inspiring environment for its students to thrive and succeed.

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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.