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Library and Repro Assistant - Ernesford Grange Community Academy

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

What is the job role?

This role is to assist the Librarian in promoting and developing the school library in order to support and nurture a whole school focus on reading and literacy. The library at Ernesford Grange Community Academy is an extremely popular resource for all students and staff in the school. Students use the thousands of books, the range of seating and numerous computers to work, read, research and study.

 

The library prides itself on being a warm and welcoming space for any student who wishes to use it. Reading and independent study are whole school priorities, and the library is a valued hub for reading and learning. Reading is central to all that the library does and students are encouraged to read at whichever level is accessible to them, with both reading for pleasure and progression serving as key focuses. Working at EGA’s library will give you the hugely rewarding opportunity to work with our diverse and enthusiastic students as well as being part of a whole school team with exceptional teaching and support staff.

 

As Assistant Librarian you will be required to support both staff and students with their queries, locating, loaning and returning books, as well as supporting students with use of the computers, homework and book recommendations. 

 

Students are expected to use the library as a quiet working environment, the Assistant Librarian role includes using behaviour management strategies to ensure that students embrace this ethos. 

 

Further  tasks include processing new books, updating current stock, shelving, running overdues, inputting information, updating displays and supporting student clubs such as Reading Club, Student Librarians, Chess Club and Homework Club. 

 

Application forms are available to be downloaded below or on the school website at www.sidneystringeracademy.org.uk – ‘Vacancies page’ 

If you would like further information or to discuss the post in more detail then please contact Rachel Collins, Librarian–rcollins@egacademy.org.uk

 

To apply for this position, please return completed application forms to: recruitment@egacademy.org.uk  [No hard copies to be sent in the post].

 

Closing date: 28th Nov 2022

Interview date: TBC

 

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. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Who are we looking for?

Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

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