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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 15 Hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale

NJE Grade 3 £8,158 - £8,434

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Library Assistant. The primary role will be to manage the library such that it enhances the educational provision within the school, supports teaching and learning and provides students with a positive environment conducive to the concept of learning in the widest sense. The library should support the curriculum the students follow, as well as providing a wide range of other resources both fiction and non-fiction which will excite and engage our students.

The successful applicant will demonstrate a passion for reading in order to support and develop reading for pleasure in our pupils. We are looking for an individual who will inspire young people to work hard and achieve their very best. Our library assistant will combine a warm and caring approach with high standards of professionalism. We open our library throughout the school day, including break times, lunch times and after school in order to build a strong reading ethos and culture at Alderman White. We want every child to become an avid and successful reader, regardless of their reading ability.

You will need to be energetic, supportive and a positive team player with excellent communication skills and be willing to offer a wide contribution to our school.

What the school offers its staff

Alderman White School is a friendly, thriving and stimulating place to work and study. Our students are well-behaved and motivated. We have excellent support from parents and the community, and a talented and positive staff team. We are ambitious for every student and provide high-quality pastoral care and support, as well as outstanding enrichment opportunities for our students and the local community. As part of the White Hills Park Trust and wider partnerships we are strongly committed to actively promoting staff wellbeing and excellent professional development.

The school is conveniently located 5 minutes from Junction 25 of the M1, close to the A52, as well as tram and bus routes, in a suburban area close to Nottingham University.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Alderman White School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
770 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email saier.zhang@whptrust.org.

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