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Ross High School Well Wynd Tranent, EH33 2EQ
£32,903 - £36,826 per year pro rata
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
15 hours per week

Vacancy Information

The salary advertised is full time (35 hours per week). Part-time hours will be pro-rated accordingly.

Hourly rate of pay: £18.03 - £20.18

Days and Hours of Work:
Monday & Tuesday, 08:30-16:30
Days of working are negotiable, and flexi time is applicable.
To start 12th August 2024.

We are recruiting to an exciting job share opportunity as a School Librarian at Ross High School in Tranent. The post holder will work two days a week (Monday and Tuesday, 8.30am-4.30pm), though this can be subject to some flexibility for the ideal candidate.

The post holder will work in partnership with the existing School Librarian (Wednesday to Friday), the wider school community, and local primary schools and community partners, to support the learning, literacy, and wellbeing of young people.

The successful post holder will have experience working in a library environment at a professional level, a track record of promoting reading and literacy, and enthusiasm for working with young people.

Job Details

To provide a school library service which actively promotes and supports learning opportunities and encourages the development of independent learning within the whole school community.

To provide and manage a range of resources for students and staff and to provide curriculum support to teaching and other staff.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Degree Level Qualification or equivalent in Librarianship or Information Science and/or postgraduate qualification in Librarianship or Information Science and be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link:

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If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on

Please note: We do not accept CV's (either electronically or by mail). All our vacancies must be applied for by fully completing the on-line application form. Although there is an ‘import data from my CV’ function on MyJobScotland, this only imports very limited data and should not be relied upon to complete the application form.

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