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  • Closing date

    4 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

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Working pattern

Part time, job share, term time: Two days per week, term-time only

Contract type

Fixed term - September 2024-February 2025

Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary


Pay scale

Grade 3 (Inner London)

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Additional Harris Benefits

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are currently looking to appoint a Librarian to manage and oversee the Library at Harris Academy Morden, two days per week, maintaining a professional, stimulating and tidy learning environment at all times and foregrounding student achievements.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • English and Mathematics GCSE or equivalent
  • Degree or equivalent
  • Knowledge of library systems
  • Knowledge of Accelerated Reading, or similar reading scheme
  • Knowledge of National Curriculum, particularly for English
  • Three years' experience of working in an inner city school or educational establishment
  • Experience of managing a library service
  • Experience of a range of reading schemes

For a full job description and person specification, please download the Job Pack.

What the school offers its staff

At Harris Academy Morden we pride ourselves on the inclusive approach and caring environment we have developed.Ofsted 2018 ‘A very strong sense of community is evident throughout the school'.

Staff well-being is at the heart of our academy. We have a sensible marking policy, organised marking sessions to give staff time to mark and a two week October half term holiday.

We also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, 26 days' annual leave (plus bank holidays) for non term-time only employees, and many other benefits.

Further details about the role

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Management, organisation and supervision of the Library;
  • To ensure that all learning resources equipment is well maintained, reporting all computer faults immediately to the ICT team;
  • To maintain a professional, stimulating and tidy learning environment at all times, foregrounding student achievements;
  • To provide advice to students regarding use, provision, development of Learning Resources;
  • To liaise with the English team to publicise and organise an annual book week, liaising with authors, publishers etc;
  • To liaise with the English to organise visits from writers to raise the profile of reading and writing for pleasure;
  • To facilitate reading groups for students identified by the Literacy Coordinator;
  • To liaise with Literacy Coordinator on the Library budget and purchase of books and equipment;
  • Encouraging the effective use of the Library across the curriculum at Key Stage 3/4;
  • Providing guidance to groups and individuals using the Library;
  • Liaison with other information agencies as well as LRC managers across the Federation in order to provide an excellent service;
  • A flexible approach to working hours is required;
  • To keep appropriate and effective records using academy ICT systems, that will enable efficient management of resources across the academy;
  • Disseminating information on resources and access to staff and students;
  • To monitor, evaluate and review the use and development of the area, this to include procedures for collecting data, eg. student questionnaires;
  • To organise and supervise lunch time and break time use of resources for students. Eg. study support

Commitment to safeguarding

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, references, an online search, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed.

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About Harris Academy Morden

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
868 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8687 1157

Harris Academy Morden have a very hard working team of teachers and support staff; they provide a caring and welcoming atmosphere for our students. We are traditional in our approach to discipline and uniform, yet forward thinking and at the cutting edge of curriculum development. The Academy's GCSE results in 2017 place us in the top 1% of schools nationally with a Progress 8 score of +1.01.

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