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Locks Heath Junior School

Library Assistant

Closing date: 10/06/2024 at 12:00

Job Start Date: 16/07/2024

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade C £23,115-£24,140 (Actual salary £10,657-£11,128)

Hours of Work: 20 hours per week

Location of Role: Locks Heath Junior School

Job/Person Summary

Library Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Library Assistant with a love of children’s literature to join our team here at LHJS School. We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated individual to work in our Library for 20 hours per week. We will consider flexible working arrangements to secure the right candidate. 

At LHJS “Where children come first”, we are committed to providing a rounded and rich educational experience for all students with the belief that everyone is entitled to high levels of individual achievement, care and support.

Our motto reflects our aspirations that every student has the opportunity to progress and develop in all areas, preparing them for whatever they choose to pursue later in life.  We value the richness and diversity of the educational experience we offer, both within and beyond the classroom. The use of our library and the enthusiastic engagement of the successful candidate will be essential aspects of LHJS commitment to raising the aspirations and attainment of all of our pupils and in additional to managing the day-to-day running of the library (managing stock, displays, loans and subscriptions), you will be responsible for the following child curriculum-focused tasks:

Supervise activities in the library;

The ideal candidate will be competent with IT systems although training in specific library programs and other school software will be part of the induction process.

Application Procedure

We welcome applications from candidates who have the experience, skills, enthusiasm and commitment to become our next member of staff.  Visits to the school are welcome.

Please complete the application form found in the ‘About Us’ section and email to Mrs Rachel Lloyd on [email protected]


Safer Recruitment

Locks Heath Junior School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Warsash Road, Locks Heath, Southampton, Hampshire, SO31 9NZ

Telephone: 01489 572226

Website: http://www.locksheathjunior.com/

Application form