Library Resource Manager

Recruiter
LONDON BOROUGH OF BRENT
Location
Wembley
Salary
625.00 GBP Annual
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract

Salary range: Scale 6 GBP25,250 - GBP26,816 Inc. London weighting per annum (Pro rata GBP21,787 - GBP23,138 Inc. London weighting per annum)

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Working weeks: 39 weeks

We are a large, mixed, 11-18 academy with over 300 students in our sixth form. Due to our increased popularity as a school, we will expand our roll from 8 to 10 form entry in September 2017. Alperton Community School is proud to be an inclusive comprehensive school with a student intake that reflects a wonderfully diverse and vibrant local community. Alperton is a popular shopping destination specialising in Asian food, fashion, music and is renowned for its cultural diversity and the remarkable Shri Sanatan Hindu Temple.

Our most recent Ofsted rating in July 2016 recognised the school as Good with Outstanding Leadership and Management.

The school achieved its best ever set of GCSE results in 2016. The percentage of students achieving 5A*-C grades at GCSE has increased by 22% over the last three years and now stands at 66%. The school is ranked in the top 4% of schools nationally for student progress at GCSE (Progress 8), and ranked in the top 1% for maths and the top 9% for English. Attainment is above national and Brent averages. Student progress at A Level is in the top 10% of schools nationally (ALPS).

We are very fortunate to have opened a new school building in January 2017. The new building has purpose-built specialist Drama, Music, Art and DT facilities, as well as 14 Science laboratories, 10 ICT rooms and a new MUGA.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a Library and Resources Manager who will have overall responsibility for the efficient operation and management of two libraries on a day to day basis, reporting to and in liaison with the Designated Member of SLT. Relevant training will be provided.

The Person

You will have robust organisational and problem-solving skills and be self-motivated. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills for this important position within our School. You must have the ability to manage relationships both with staff, students and customers. You must have good working knowledge of ICT and have experience or understanding of using a library management system.

The Benefits

  • On-going extensive CPD programme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Ride to work scheme

Closing Date: 31 August 2017 (23:59)

Assessment & Interview Date: Week commencing 4 September 2017

To apply, please visit our website via the button below.

Supplementary Information

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an inclusive community school and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Successful candidate(s) will be required to undertake an Enhanced and Barred Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

Only successful candidates will be notified. If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.