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  • Closing date

    13 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    30 November 2023

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£34,190.00 - £36,266.00 Annually (FTE) Actual salary £30,557.23 - £32,412.65

Librarian job summary

Library Stock

Cataloguing and processing of new material into the library collection so that it is ready for shelving and maintain appropriate stock registers for books.

Shelving stock and keeping the library in good order.

Managing the issuing and returning of the library’s stock, keeping track of loans and chasing those that are overdue, and ensuring that accurate records are kept at all times.

To become familiar with all new resources and equipment bought into the library so that help and assistance can be given.

Act as responsible budget holder for the planning and management of library resources.

Monitor, evaluate, review and revise the resources and services provided by the library.

Resources and Management

To arrange for the repair of school equipment used in the library and withdraw stock as and when required under the discretion of the Headteacher.

To assist in setting up the library area for meetings and classes as and when required.

Liaise with the School Business Manager and appropriate staff to meet equipment needs requests for whole school activities such as assemblies, meetings and productions.

To organise and publicise a range of events to promote the value of reading throughout the whole school community.


Assist with the recruitment, selection and training of additional staff helpers in the library area.

Lead and manage any other staff allocated to the library.

Plan and implement a library development plan in partnership with the Director and Assistant Director of English and report on this to the Governors and SLT.

To work with the ICT Technician on joint projects and activities.

Participate in Primary/Secondary school transition activities.

To facilitate the Accelerated Reader lessons. To use the AR data to inform staff about progress in Literacy.

To assist the Whole School Literacy Coordinator in the running of Literacy Interventions

Develop a culture of reading through regular fun competitions and activities between self, tutor groups and communities.


Providing support for library users and helping them find the right materials and resources. Taking whole classes.

To provide support to Sixth Form staff and students regarding research methods, how to use formal citations for reference and general support of the curriculum.

Encouraging staff and students to use the library through providing support for a range of library based activities and promotions.

To facilitate the implementation and day to day running of the Accelerated Reader Programme (ARP).

To facilitate weekly library sessions for KS3 students, provide guidance and assistance to pupils on choosing books and accessing the Accelerated Reader Programme.

To assist with tasks arising as a result of school projects such as Book Week, Open Evening, Student Inductions and transition days.

Keep parents informed on a termly basis of their child’s reading development. Liaise with individual parents about specific concerns for students & provide strategies for intervention including 1:1 reading.


Supervision of students using the library.

Develop and work with a team of student librarians, supervising their work.

Train and support 6th form students to deliver a one-to-one support program to KS3 students.

Support Duke of Edinburgh by providing volunteering opportunities in the library.

General Responsibilities

Promote the School’s values and ethos in accordance with the School’s Professional Code

Identify personal training needs with line manager and work actively to develop professional expertise by participating in ongoing professional development.

Support the professional development of colleagues.

To ensure that personal knowledge base is in keeping with the School’s needs at all times, to undertake all duties with due regard for health and safety regulations.

Understand and comply with the School’s safeguarding policy and procedures.

Comply with all other School policies.

Undertake any other duties commensurate with the level of the post, as required to ensure the efficient and effective running of the school.

Prepare relevant reports for specific audiences.

You may also be required to undertake such other comparable duties as the Head requires from time to time.

Commitment to safeguarding

Education for the 21st Century is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Education for the 21st Century is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

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About Eden Park High School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1190 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Education for the 21st Century is a values-led organisation, driven by a determination to create welcoming and open schools for the local community, where every person thrives, makes excellent progress, and succeeds. We are committed to improving outcomes and transforming lives, realising social mobility, and the transformative power of education. We value the difference in all of our schools while seeking to bring them together around a framework that delivers an enriching experience and a great education for the young people within our care.

We want the very best for all of our young people. Our plan to ensure that we deliver great schools is underpinned by our shared values of trust, kindness, and endeavour. Our schools and our staff are collaborative, and we seek to create consistency and quality throughout.

Our leaders create improvement in schools that is robust and sustainable. We are as enthusiastic about developing and nurturing our staff, as we are about developing our young people. Our professional development programs and our approach to school improvement provide quality and rigor while creating a depth of experience and learning for our staff.

In joining Eden Park High School and the family of schools within E21C you will gain access to an unparalleled level of support and development in a forward-thinking school and trust.

Eden Park High School is a new school in Beckenham. We opened in 2017, moved into our purpose-built new premises in 2019, celebrated our first ever GCSE results in 2022 and have opened our new Sixth Form this September. With a new and expanded leadership team, this young school is starting an exciting new chapter as we build the culture, systems and teams that will see us expand further over the next two years and deliver an outstanding quality of education for the community.

We are currently recruiting exceptional teachers and support staff who want to be part of our journey of transformation. We want people who will share in our ethos and values and set a new standard of excellence and inspire young minds.

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