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Librarian and Literacy Development Manager (SCH274S Librarian)

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New Mills School, High Peak
Salary details
Grade 9 £24,086.88 - £25,721.64 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Closing Date
05 June 2023
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New Mills School is a medium sized 11-16 secondary school based in the High Peak close to the Peak District National Park, yet within easy reach of the centres of Stockport and Manchester. 

You will find New Mills School a warm and welcoming place, where we pride ourselves in our inclusive educational provision, courteous atmosphere, excellent student welfare and core belief in the power of education to transform lives. The personal qualities of the successful candidate and the ability to enhance and promote our values and ethos will be important criteria for appointment. 

We are looking to appoint a Librarian and Literacy Development Manager who will support school-wide literacy through reading improvement and a love of the written word by managing, developing and promoting the library whilst co-ordinating a number of literacy intervention programmes. 

We seek an individual who is able to prioritise workload and resolve issues that arise independently as well as working collaboratively with different colleagues and teams. The successful candidate will be confident, have good interpersonal skills and be prepared to work flexibly. 

Application packs can be obtained from, and should be returned to Pete Eckersley, Office Manager, New Mills School, Church Lane, New Mills High Peak, SK22 4NR, or via email to jobs@newmillsschool.co.uk or from the school website www.newmillsschool.co.uk

Informal visits to the School are welcomed; to make arrangements or for further details about this vacancy please contact Pete Eckersley, on 01663 423125, or via email jobs@newmillsschool.co.uk. 

New Mills School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

New Mills School is committed to creating a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership. 

Please ensure your completed application is returned no later than 8.00am on the Closing Date.

Provisional Interview Date:  Week commencing 12 June 2023.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.