School Librarian (4 POSTS) - Temporary

Glasgow City Council

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Job Description

Glasgow Life is the charity responsible for inspiring Glasgow's citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives through culture, sport and learning.

At Glasgow Life we believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens of and visitors to the City of Glasgow. Glasgow Life has a significant role to play in ensuring Glasgow retains its position as a world class city. We operate 156 venues across Glasgow including Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Emirates Arena, Mitchell Library and the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. In addition we are proud to be responsible for Celtic Connections, the Glasgow Club, the City's 32 local libraries and 29 secondary school libraries. 

As School Librarian you will be part of the School Library Services team providing access to library and information services within one or more secondary schools. You will encourage reading and literacy, support the teaching and learning taking place within the school and its associated Curriculum for Excellence experiences and outcomes.

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:
• strong information skills
• strong customer service skills
• be a good communicator and negotiator
• a degree in Information and Library Studies or equivalent CILIP certification
• a knowledge of supporting and delivering training

Glasgow Life services are the top performing services delivered by or on behalf of Glasgow City Council. Three of the top four scores for satisfaction are achieved by our services, including Museums and Art Galleries, Libraries and Sport and Leisure Facilities. None of this would have been achieved without the considerable strength of our workforce – building on our commitment to make Glasgow a successful and vibrant city.


These posts are Temporary for a period up to 1 year. Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment. 

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website Working for us

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