Deputy Learning Resource Centre Manager

18070.00 - 20138.00 GBP Annual + pro rata
13 Sep 2017
27 Sep 2017
Job Type

Name of Head Teacher: Beth Kobel

Salary: Scale 4, point 18 - 21 (GBP18,070 - GBP20,138 pro rata) plus London Weighting (GBP1,848 pro rata)

Hours: 36 Hours per week - Term Time plus 5 inset days. Fixed Term contract to July 2018.

Making school memorable by striving for excellence

Working at Preston Manor means that you benefit from working in a school with a 75 year old reputation for success, whilst also enjoying the excitement and innovation of being part of a new school having recently become an all-through school. Joining us means you are joining an esteemed, outward facing establishment which is currently breaking new ground into its exciting future. We are oversubscribed for places, reflecting the reputation the school has for its academic rigour, inclusive nature and welcoming community. We are proud of our focus on student and staff wellbeing, which is evident from the moment you step into our community. We pride ourselves on having excellent student leadership and high staff-retention rates.

Preston Manor is an all-through Co-operative School located in the highly diverse and vibrant London borough of Brent. We are part of an established network of schools and work collaboratively with local schools. We are a large learning community with students from ages 4-19 years old and our curriculum expands across six key stages. Our focus on holistic wellbeing, along with teaching and learning, means that progress and development takes place both within the classroom and beyond for students and staff alike. Thus we achieve very strong academic results championed by innovative and dedicated staff who work relentlessly to build and foster high aspirations in all members of our learning community.

We offer:

  • Students, Staff and Families who are all enthusiastic and supportive of the School Library.
  • A very popular and well-resourced Learning Resource Centre based across the Upper and Lower School
  • A commitment to staff development in terms of CPD, Line Management and Appraisal.
  • A friendly team of experienced and supportive teachers, support assistants and other pastoral staff.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and energetic team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations of achievement.

The above post provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality and well-resourced environment and to become part of a highly motivated and visionary team. Professional development of staff is a key priority at Preston Manor and the career progression of colleagues is a key priority.

As a Deputy LRC Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the Learning Resource Centre Manager in providing a visually stimulating and friendly atmosphere to encourage students, staff and families in order to promote reading for pleasure. We are looking to appoint a person with good literacy, numeracy and communication skills as well as initiative, flexibility, a sense of humour and the ability to relate to children from a variety of ages and needs. Experience of working with young people would be an advantage.

To apply please visit our website via the button below.

Closing Date: Noon Wednesday 04 October 2017

Interview Date: tbc

Start Date: October 2017

The school reserves the right to change these dates, and to close the vacancy at any time, so early application is advised.

Brent Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.