Librarian (Apprentice)

  • Actual salary £8,438 (£10,000 full time equivalent)
  • Swanscombe, Kent
  • Ebbsfleet Academy

Do you like helping students learn? Do you want to work with engaged and motivated young people?

About the role: We are seeking to appoint a Librarian (Apprentice) who will be responsible for all aspects of library work. Amongst other duties, this includes supporting the school’s literacy focus, teaching library skills to pupils and overseeing the use, storage and security of library equipment. No previous experience as a librarian is required.

This role is offered as an 12-18 month apprenticeship contract and our successful candidate will work towards a nationally-recognised Level 3 Business Administration qualification, delivered by LAT Apprenticeships. Click here to read more about LAT Apprenticeships.

Apprenticeship Summary

Annual wage: Actual salary £8,438, (£10,000 per annum)

Working weeks: Monday - Friday throughout the full year

Total hours per week : 37 hours per week (including the 20% training element of the Apprenticeship Programme)​​​​​​​

Apprenticeship duration: 12 - 18 months

Programme delivery type: All modules are delivered as online learning which can be completed at your place of work

Start date: As soon as possible

Apprenticeship level: Advanced Level Apprenticeship (Level 3)

Apprenticeship standard: Business & Administration

Essential entry qualifications: GCSEs A* - C, Maths and English

Click here to view the Programme Information Guide.

About Ebbsfleet Academy: ​​​​​​​We are a dynamic and successful 11-18 academy serving the local community. We have students of all abilities and from a wide variety of backgrounds, all of whom contribute to the richness of our school population.

Our curriculum is based around the needs of our students and consists of a rich blend of academic and vocational qualifications, all supported by fantastic learning resources

We are extremely proud of our record to date, of our constantly improving results and of our 'Good' Ofsted outcome (October 2019). We have a clear commitment to the highest of expectations and achievement for all, with an excellent team of committed staff and outstanding facilities.

Our ambition is to ensure that all of our students achieve their potential, develop as courteous, confident and capable young people and leave with an education that has fully equipped them to go on to university or the career of their choice.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust will comprise 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: 004053