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Librarian, Literacy and Reading Coordinator - Term Time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-93-S
  • Posted:28/09/2022
  • Pay:pro-rata to £20,042 - £23,713 for hours and weeks
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:09/10/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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We require a Librarian, Literacy and Reading Coordinator at The Victory Academy to provide administrative support for key areas of the academy’s work including the library; work experience; trips and other enrichment activities. You will work closely with the Principal, Associate Leader for English and SENCO in the development of high quality, targeted intervention to support students in literacy and reading.

What you will need to succeed:

  • An in-depth knowledge and passion for literacy and reading
  • Able to build and coordinate a team of subject literacy and reading leads, ensuring best practice across the curriculum
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent organisational skills to manage the running of the school library
  • Effective ICT skills
  • Ability to support Academy ethos and vision into the wide community
  • Prior experience of running literacy groups/ school librarian desirable

What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos.
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Free parking in our staff carpark

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust has been ranked as the highest performing trust in the South East and in the top 15 academy trusts in England, out of more than 100. – 2020 DfE report

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

• Think about their Thinking • Be their Best self • Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Simon Arnold
  • Address:The Thinking Schools Academy Trust,
    Park Crescent,
    ME4 6NR
  • Telephone: 03333 602050
  • Email: recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk



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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.