Librarian & Literacy Assistant

St John Payne Catholic School, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC4701-304 Position Type: Library Pay Range: LGS Scale 7 Points 19-24
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 12/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Librarian & Literacy Assistant

LGS Scale 7 Points 19-24 (£29,777 - £33,024) pro rata

(32 hrs/week - 39 weeks/year - Term time plus 5 INSET days) Actual Salary £22,078.30 - £24,485.81)

Start Date: September 2024

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Librarian & Literacy Assistant to manage, develop and promote our school library. The successful candidate will:

• Deliver engaging literacy lessons, including the Reading Pro Programme and Literacy interventions

• Manage the administration of the school's online literacy software

• Have a passion for reading and the ability to encourage a love of reading among students

• Be committed to meeting the literacy needs of all students, including Sixth Form and SEND students

• Have excellent communication, numeracy, literacy and ICT skills

Relevant qualifications and experience of working with children and/or in a library are desirable.

St John Payne is a Coeducational Voluntary Aided Catholic school for 1200 students aged 11 to 18 including 260 in the Sixth Form. The school enjoys an excellent reputation for academic progress and pastoral care, founded on the Gospel values that underpin our support of young people to become the best version of themselves.

For an application pack please contact the school office or follow the link from the 'Vacancies' section of our website

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and fitness to work declaration.

Closing Date: Friday 12th July 2024

Interviews may take place before the advert closing date, therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Information about the School

St. John Payne is a very popular, heavily oversubscribed, mixed 11-18 comprehensive with a Sixth Form in excess of 200. The School enjoys an excellent academic reputation at both GCSE and ‘A’ Level.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Emilia Moutinho
St John Payne Catholic School
Patching Hall Lane, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 4BS
Telephone: 01245 256030

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