- Gracemount High School Lasswade Road Edinburgh, EH16 6TZ
- £28,854 - £34,057 per year
- Contract Type:
- Fixed Term
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 36 hours per week
Lifelong Learning Library Development Leader (Schools) - Fixed term until 31/10/2024
Gracemount High School
Salary: £28,854 - £34,057 per year
Hours: 36 per week
Edinburgh Library and Information Service bring together 27 Community Libraries, Central Library, mobile, Prison library and 23 Secondary school libraries. Edinburgh Library and Information services creates positive benefits and outcomes for local communities. Libraries are no longer only a transactional service where people come to exchange books, they deliver on a number of key government agendas to support digital inclusion, reduce poverty and inequalities, support social isolation and play a key role in supporting attainment through initiatives such as the First Minister’s Reading Challenge, READ,WRITE,COUNT, Every Child a Library Member and Bookbug.
This post is based in Gracemount High School.
The postholder is responsible for the development and implementation of a quality School Library provision. Working in partnership with school colleagues to support and develop the curriculum, Literacy across Learning and reading for enjoyment. They are also responsible for partnership development to enhance the provision of library services to the school and the community. They will be part of the South East Library locality team and will be part of local and city strategic planning. They will work within the ethos of the school and in the wider library service
The role demands an effective leader, a motivator who understands and promotes continuous development and improvement with the ability to positively influence and lead individuals, teams and services. If you think you have what it takes to be an effective leader in a service that puts users first, please do apply. This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.
The City of Edinburgh Council wants people who will deliver high quality public services to our diverse communities within the city. As an equal opportunity employer, we recognise and value the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings. We want to build an inclusive culture where all people feel valued, included and able to be at their best. We invite you to take this chance to show us your ability regardless of age, disability, sex, gender, race, marital status, sexual orientation, religious or political beliefs.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.
We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.
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