Librarian vacancy at Shenley Academy

Salary: £19,813.00 - £21,446.00
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Regional Recruitment
Location: Birmingham
Closing Date: 18/03/2022 09:00

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Officer
Interview Date: 25/03/2022
Start Date: 25/04/2022
Contracted Term: TTO Plus - Term time only plus weeks
Contracted Hours: 37.00
Contracted Weeks: 39.00
Department: English
Pay Grade: SCP13- SCP17
Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Advert

Our Academy


Shenley Academy has been on an incredible journey, having been judged as inadequate in October 2018 to an overall judgement of Good in July 2021, with:

·       outstanding leadership and management

·       outstanding personal development

·       outstanding behaviour and attitudes.


We are a forward-thinking and dynamic 11-16 academy set in a beautiful 37-acre site in Birmingham. Our moto is ‘building futures, changing lives’ and our most recent OFSTED report states:


“..this is exactly what happens hereEveryone involved in the school is committed to every pupil’s welfare, well-being and academic success. Pupils’ mental health is front and centre in leaders’ thinking and decision making”, OFSTED July 2021


The curriculum is at the heart of everything that we do, and we are committed to providing our pupils with an exceptional education and wider school experience, supporting every individual to achieve the very best possible outcomes.

We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.


We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Librarian, the purpose of this role is to promote and manage the use of the academy’s Learning Resource Centre, supporting pupils’ learning and their development into confident, independent readers and supporting whole school literacy aims. The LRC Assistant will ensure that the library is engaging and creates a love for reading, encouraging challenge and endurance

·       To run and support lessons including library lessons to students in line with the academy’s curriculum

·       To provide continuity of education for pupils whose lessons are affected by staff absence

·       To provide cover lessons across the curriculum for absent teachers

·       Communicate feedback from the covered lesson and ensure all completed work is returned to the teacher.

For a full description of the role, see the job description and job specification.

Salary: SCP13 - 17 - £19,813 - £21,446 - FTE: £22,627 - £24,491

In return the trust offers:

  • Competitive local Government Pension Scheme
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Market leading Personal Development and Training plans to further your career
  • Access to Mental Health First Aid Programme
  • 24 hours access to Employee Assistance Programme


E-ACT is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust (MAT) encompassing 28 Academies spanning the length breath of the country. Our hopes and aspirations of every one of our pupils is the same. By encouraging them to Think Big and believe that anything is possible, by showing them the importance of Team Spirit and by teaching them to carefully think through their decisions to do The Right Thing, we know that everyone of our pupils can realise their potential with us.

Our community includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,500 teaching and non-teaching professional across the country.

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

File Attachments

File Name Description
PSS-ED Learning Resource Assistant (Librarian)(1).docx Learning Resource Assistant - Librarian JD

Safeguarding Information

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

​​​​​​​E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Qualification Title Grade
5 GCSEs including Maths and English (grade 4-9) or equivalent
Degree in subject relevant to the school curriculum


Relevant Skills
Ability to demonstrate, role model and inspire a passion for reading
Ability to manage pupil behaviour and create a safe environment