Librarian – H7 (£29,872 to £31,934)

40 hours per week (8:00am – 5:00pm) Term time plus 2 weeks

We are seeking a Librarian to actively support students in their journey as readers to allow them to access and engage with literature, and to work together with our committed team of staff to promote reading to all our students and to provide an excellent quality reading provision for students of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.

Candidates should enjoy working as part of a team, be able to work under pressure, be attentive to detail and have excellent communication skills. You should be committed to inclusion and the well-being of every child and be an outstanding role model in your own practice.

What we offer:
• An outstanding track record at GCSE and A level
• An inclusive school underpinned by our CARE values
• Students who actively engage in lessons and have excellent attitudes to learning
• Extensive professional development. We are the lead school for the Harrow Collegiate Alliance
• Staff wellbeing activities each week, e.g. mindfulness along with staff sports and clubs
• One of the best sites in London, located on the greenbelt next to Bentley Priory and set in 27 acres of woodland and fields, providing and exceptional learning environment

In what has been an unprecedented year for schools and education, Bentley Wood High School are proud that our students have achieved such excellent results and gained places at a range of prestigious universities

“Outstanding teaching stimulates the students’ passion, igniting their enthusiasm and interests for learning. Students’ behaviour around the school and their attitudes to learning in lessons are exemplary” Ofsted Outstanding.

Tour of the school: Candidates are welcome to contact the school office on 020 8954 3623 to arrange a tour of the school.

How to apply: Please complete our application form with a letter of application outlining why you would like this role, what you would bring to it and how your skills and experience match the demands of the post and forward it to For further details, please contact Dr Janice Howkins OBE on 020 8954 3623 or by email at the above address.

Note: The job you are applying for is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) and are not subject to disclosure to employers on DBS certificates and cannot be taken into account.

If you are invited to interview you will be required to complete a “Disclosure of Criminal Record” form and bring the completed form to interview.
The School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and safeguarding checks will be undertaken prior to appointment. This role involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and all staff have safeguarding responsibilities.

Vacancy Closing Date: 16 May 2022