Career Opportunity

School Librarian


School Librarian
Job Reference
Newbridge Junior School
Closing Date


Employment Type
Weeks Per Year
Newbridge Junior School
Minimum Salary
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Advert Details

School Librarian

Salary: TSAT Grade B £18,035 (Pro rata for hours and weeks stated £6,190 per annum)

Contract: Maternity Contract, term time only 39 weeks a year, 15 hours a week

Start date: ASAP

Closing Date: 23/01/2022

Interviews: TBC

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We require a School Librarian to join Newbridge Junior SchoolWe are looking for someone to take pride in placing the library at the heart of the school’s learning community and enhance the quality of teaching and learning in reading.  

This role will involve undertaking the responsibility of promoting a love of reading to pupils across the school. You will work 3 hours daily, 10.30am to 1.30pm, Monday to Friday in the school library. 

The successful candidate will have a passion for literacy and reading along with possessing excellent organisational skills!

As Librarian you will:

  • Supervise and support pupils to select and put away books
  • Use the Junior librarian system 
  • Meet with parents and pupils after school to help them to use the library
  • Develop the library space to promote a love of reading
  • Use accelerated reader to target pupils who are not reading
  • Promote the library across the school community
  • General library admin work
  • Work closely with the school library service to select stock and promote reading
  • Making recommendations about suitable authors and books to children of different ages and abilities


The role is suitable for someone who has a love of reading and children’s literature. Someone who has experience of working with children and their parents. 


The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. 

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success
In this way we transform life chances

Click Here To view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust


What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with and support happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos. 
  • Vast support network from senior leaders within the school and our trust
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas 

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working at our school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Visits to the schools are warmly welcomed; please contact the school office on 0333 360 2190 or via email

If you experience any difficulties applying though the portal, please feel free to complete an application using this link to make a Support Staff Application

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.




The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

School Librarian JD.pdf


Please note that applications are submitted through our recruitment provider Jane Systems via