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Library Manager - Maternity

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-618S
  • Posted:11/09/2019
  • Pay:NJC
  • Start Date:October/November 2019
  • App Close Date:29/09/2019 at 23:15
  • Interviews:w/c 30th September 2019

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Library Manager (Maternity)

Salary: NJC Scale S01 Points 23-25 Pro rata to £23,174-£24,707

37 hours per week, term time plus 5 days working in the holidays

We are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated individual to fill this important role. Based in our Library (Knowledge, Information and Communication Centre) you will lead the staff team in this highly innovative school library. With strong managerial skills and a belief in the important role the Centre has to play in the personal development of young people, you’ll be responsible for overseeing and developing our Information services and leading staff in providing a first class customer experience for student, staff and the wider community. A natural communicator and problem solver, you’ll bring the energy and forward thinking that can drive the Library (KIC Centre) forward.

The successful candidate will have unlimited optimism, good communication skills, and a tenacity to succeed.  Good IT and organisational skills are an advantage.  Previous experience is an advantage but not essential as training will be available if required.

In return, you will enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent, discounts and offers with Kent Rewards and ongoing training and support to help you excel and develop your career.

More information on this successful school can be accessed on the following website:  www.tenterden-schools-trust.com.

Application packs are available from Kent-teach.com or our school website.  Alternatively please send an email to Miss Reid in Human Resources vacancies@homewood.kent.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: 29th September 2019 however early applications are encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

Information about the school

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2100 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of College provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their College, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of College. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

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Fax: 01580764188

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