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Librarian/Exams Officer Support

Education - School

School Support Staff

Philips High

Philips High School

Higher Lane, Whitefield, Manchester M45 7PH


Vacancy:   Librarian/Exams Officer Support - Grade: 7


Over the last few years Philips High School has undergone a transformation becoming a successful learning community. 


Our latest Ofsted inspection highlighted that we are a “Good” school that ensures that the school’s collaborative, respectful and aspirational values permeate all aspects of its work with Pupils making consistently strong progress across the curriculum and throughout the school.  


We are a caring and supportive community providing high challenge as well as significant support for our students.  We welcome everybody and our core values are Success, Together, Aspire, Respect (STAR).


We now have an exciting opportunity for a positive, proactive and self-motivated individual to be responsible for the Library Resource Centre, working with the Literacy Team and promoting a key role in promoting Literacy across the curriculum.


The post hours are 37 hours per week (Mon - Thurs 8am to 4pm and Fri 8am to 3:30pm) term-time only plus 5 days during school closure.  The postholder will also be required to work outside of the normal working hours to attend Open Evenings/Parents Evenings.


The salary for this post is Grade 7, £17,559 to £19,006 per annum.


The successful candidate will need to demonstrate vision, initiative and passion for this area in taking responsibility for the development and improvement of the School Library.


You should be able to prioritise tasks and work closely with senior leaders across the school. You must have a good standard of literacy and numeracy skills, and be willing to undergo training as and when required.


This is an exciting opportunity where you will be able to make a real difference and contribute towards our vision of creating a school of excellence for all.


Please see full Job Description and Person Specification attached.


What we offer:-

  • The opportunity to work in a successful school with a growing reputation as a high-performing educational setting
  • A welcoming and positive school that has high ambition for all learners
  • A supportive and forward thinking Leadership team
  • A commitment to professional development and wellbeing
  • A dynamic and hardworking team of staff that are dedicated to improving outcomes for children

If you would like to become part of our community, then please download an application form below.


Philips High School has a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.  Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.


The school operates a rigorous recruitment procedure that includes enhanced DBS checks, medical screening and confirmation of qualifications.


For further information click on the links below:


Job Description & Person Specification

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Application forms are available here and are returnable to The Head Teacher, Philips High School, Higher Lane, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 7PH or by Email: by 9:00 am on Monday 4th October 2021.

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