Library Reading Champion

Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 6EP
HBC 3 – SCP 5-6 £18,795 – £19,171
30 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Contract weeks:  37 hours per week, Term Time. The working day will be 8.15-4.15 Monday-Thursday; 8.15-3.45 Friday

Salary: HBC 3 – SCP 5-6 £18,795 – £19,171 (Pro-rata Equivalent £15,663 - £15,976)                      

NB: HBC4 – SCP7-11, £19,554 - £21,166 (Pro-rata equivalent £16,295 - £17,638) maybe available for an outstanding candidate

We are looking to appoint a self-motivated, well organized individual to be the face of reading at OBA and take a leading role in planning and organising a school resource centre which supports the whole school reading priority.

We are seeking someone who is passionate about reading who places children at the forefront of their decision making. The successful candidate will be responsible for prioritising reading to allow pupils to access a full curriculum offer by supporting students to improve their reading through your leadership of a reading intervention programme across key stage 3. This role will also manage our busy and thriving library.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A knowledge and love of children’s literature
  • Be aligned to the values of OBA through a child-first approach to their work
  • Some experience of supporting children to improve their reading
  • A high level of organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all members of the school community
  • Be self-motivated and able to work under own direction

Details and application form are available from the website. Completed application forms and covering letters should be returned to the Principal, Mr E Wright. We can only accept applications submitted on school application forms.

Closing date for applications; Noon, Thursday 20th June 2019.

Interviews to be held on Friday 28th June 2019.

Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy is committed to, and actively promotes, equal opportunities for all its students and staff. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a DBS check