POST TITLE:   Library Manager


Salary                                     Support Staff                                   

Contract Type                       Full time (35 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum, working hours: 8.30am – 4pm)

Contract Term                       Permanent

Start Date                              1st September 2020

Salary Type                            EHCC Scale D FTE £20,830 to £23,411 (actual                        £16,854 to £18,942)


We are looking to appoint an energetic and innovative Library Manager. Toynbee School has a well-stocked and varied library, referred to as the ‘Learning Resource Centre’ (LRC), which is an essential part of both our pupils’ experience at school. The successful candidate will work with the current LRC assistant and the English department to provide useful learning tools, both tangible and electronic, to support pupils in their studies and staff with their teaching.

The successful candidate will play a central role in promoting high values of literacy, and of reading in general across the school. They will also be responsible for the organisation and collation of our lower school pupils’ reading age data as well as the day-to-day leadership and management of the LRC and its resources.

There will be elements of liaison with parents and staff, monitoring of resources and availability, and events run throughout the academic year in order to offer all of our pupils the platform for success in their future education and livelihood.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be committed to supporting all pupils to achieve their “Personal Best”

  • Maintain and model high expectations

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills

  • Be forward thinking, receptive to change and able to work under pressure.

  • Have proven literacy and numeracy skills. (Equivalent to at least a GCSE grade C or  above in Maths and English)

This is an excellent opportunity to join a school that is building on its already successful results and reputation within the local community. We have an excellent track record of developing and supporting our staff to progress both professionally and in their careers.

Please visit our website:  for an application pack and application form or alternatively email  for further details. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Delayed until further notice.

Candidate Application Pack

Toynbee School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects 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 Criminal Records Bureau checks along with other relevant employment checks.”

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