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Librarian Library - Maternity

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5400-265S
  • Posted:11/02/2021
  • Pay:Grade 7 actual salary £ 20,385-£23,963pa
  • Start Date:March/April 2021
  • App Close Date:01/03/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Overall Job Purpose

  • To manage and oversee all matters relating to the smooth and efficient operation of the school library, taking responsibility for the acquisition and management of library materials and the development of the library as learning resource centre in accordance with school’s curriculum and educational policies.

 Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • To promote awareness of the library resources and services to encourage maximum use of the library as a centre for learning.
  • To promote the development of reading and literacy skills for information, creation and reading for pleasure.
  • Advise senior management and other colleagues on policies for the provision of learning resources across the curriculum.
  • Support the educational aims and objectives of the school, and monitor the effectiveness of the Library’s contribution to learning and teaching 
  • Mediate between learners and resources to enable learners to identify, locate and access the information they need.
  • Lead the teaching of transferable information, learning and knowledge access skills which are the core skills of independent lifelong learning.
  • Manage and promote a wide range of resources in a variety of formats, traditional and electronic, and where appropriate, the equipment to access them.
  • Promote the development of reading and literacy skills for information and recreation and take a lead in creating a whole-school environment which encourages reading for pleasure
  • Manage a study environment for both curriculum-based and independent learning.  This involves the management and integration of both physical areas and virtual learning environments to create positive learning spaces 
  • Enable teaching staff to maintain a high level of awareness of professional development and relevant resources through the provision of appropriate professional materials and information

 General Duties:

  • Contribute whole-heartedly to the organisation and running of enrichment activities and to the wider aspects of school life, drawing on your own interests and enthusiasm.
  • Understand and comply with the school’s Safeguarding Policy and its requirements to safeguard and protect the welfare of students.
  • Work collaboratively with the whole staff team to play a part in delivering the school’s ethos and culture.
  • Be willing to occasionally visit other local schools within the MAT to share good practices and resources.

Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, the above list of duties is not exhaustive.

Information about the school

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is an Outstanding school with a strong track record of achievement. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour Mindset programme.

We are part of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, and we pride ourselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning.

Our WG6, is a joint Sixth Form working with Wilmington Grammar School for Boys.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Barbara Guess
  • Address:Wilmington Grange, Parsons Lane, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent, DA2 7BB
  • Telephone: (01322) 250285
  • Email: recruitment@endeavour-mat.co.uk

Fax: 01322 226607

Documents

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.