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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    29 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 October 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,979.00 - £27,803.00 Annually (FTE)

School Library Manager job summary

15 hours per week, 38 weeks per year, Grade F pt 16 -19 FTE £25979-£27803

We can be flexible with the hours offered, for example, these can be taken over 3, 4 or 5 days each week.

Fixed term until 31/08/24

 We are looking for an enthusiastic librarian who is computer literate, has a comprehensive knowledge of children’s literature and can work mainly on their own initiative to: 

  • be an advocate for reading for pleasure across the school;

  • take responsibility for the day to day running of the library; 

  • keep the stock and the library environment vibrant and up to date; 

  • manage a budget; 

  • support children with their book choices; 

  • run reading competitions, clubs and groups;

  • organise visits by authors; 

  • recruit and manage volunteers and junior librarians; 

  • provide curriculum resources and reading advice to teaching staff; and 

  • offer reading advice to parents.

What we can offer you:

● A rewarding and enjoyable position in a primary school environment

● A friendly team of school staff who will be very keen to welcome you and work with you to provide the best opportunities to their children

● A firm commitment to your personal and professional development

Please see Job Description for further details

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About Sidegate Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
655 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Sidegate is a vibrant three-form entry primary school in the north of Ipswich. The school hosts a 25 place Specialist Education Unit for pupils with moderate learning difficulties, giving approximately 655 pupils on roll. The school boasts large grounds, an indoor swimming pool, gymnasium and good ICT provision. We pride ourselves in the broad and engaging curriculum we offer our pupils; sport and culture
feature highly and are used to enhance the curriculum in all areas. The school received a “Good” Ofsted rating in October 2022. We were the first primary school in Suffolk to be awarded the prestigious Platinum Artsmark in November 2019; we also hold quality marks in RE, Science and Sport.

Sidegate became an academy in May 2014 with The Active Learning Trust (ALT). ALT encourages each of their schools to develop a curriculum that meets the needs of the pupils in the school. They work closely with the school, providing specialist advisory support as necessary. We work closely with other schools in the ALT Ipswich Hub and the Northgate Pyramid of Schools. ALT offers a comprehensive package of professional development opportunities for teachers at all levels, to support career progression

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