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Employer: The School Library Association
Location: Swindon
Salary: Negotiable, dependent on experience
Published Date: 2 Nov 2017
Status: Permanent
Ref: SLA0211

Job Description

The School Library Association is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and self-motivated Director to succeed Tricia Adams, the current post holder, who retires at the end of March 2018.

This is an exciting and challenging role for an experienced manager with the right skills and an extensive knowledge of current school library and educational issues to take the SLA forward at a pivotal time for school libraries.

The role of the Director is to provide advocacy for school librarians and the work they undertake, to manage the Association and to act as Company Secretary.

Main areas of responsibility will include policy development, Liaison with government departments and other relevant bodies, effective support for Association members, financial management and promotional activities.

The successful applicant will have relevant professional qualifications, a proven track record of partnership working and building and be capable of communicating effectively at all levels. The ability to demonstrate a hands-on approach whilst maintaining a strategic view and a real desire to grow the organisation and champion school libraries and librarians is essential.

In return we can offer an attractive working environment and an excellent salary for the right person.



For further information or an informal chat about the post please contact: Tricia Adams on 07532 231946 or Sally Duncan on 01793 530166

For more information and to download an application form please click on the Apply button below.

For an application pack please phone 01793 530166 or email info@sla.org.uk

The closing date for this post is 20th November 2017.


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