Learning Resource Centre Manager with responsibility for delivering intervention in English, Blackburn

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Witton Park AcademyBlackburn

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Start date: May 2018 or as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Unqualified Teacher Scale 1 to 4 (£16626-£22427)
Contract term: Permanent


Job start May 2018 or as soon as possible

Salary:  Unqualified teacher scale 1-4 (£16626-£22427)

Location: Blackburn

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Due to the introduction of a new reading curriculum, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, suitably experienced and qualified individual to join our English team and work with colleagues across curriculum areas. 

The Learning Resource Centre Manager role will primarily involve working under the instruction and guidance of the Reading Curriculum Coordinator and other senior staff to develop and support our Reading Curriculum and pupil intervention work. 

The role will focus on creating a vibrant Learning Resource Centre which is the hub of independent learning for pupils and is at the heart of the school community. The teaching commitment will be based upon supporting small groups of pupils within the Reading Curriculum and English. The successful candidate will be responsible for tracking and reporting on student data as part of the Accelerated Reader programme.

The successful candidate will be a graduate. You will have experience of working in a learning resource facility and experience of delivering literacy intervention. You should have excellent communication, organisational and ICT skills with a flexible approach. You will be able to relate well to both children and adults and work effectively in partnership with pupils, parents, teachers, other professionals and stakeholders

We welcome any requests from candidates wishing to visit the Academy. Please contact us on 01254 264551 or by email at aburton@wittonpark.org.uk if you would like this opportunity. (Please note, however, school will be closed for the Easter Holidays from the 24th March to the 8th April inclusive).

Completed application forms should be returned to stomlinson@wittonpark.org.uk 

Closing date: Wednesday 18th April 2018 at 12.00 noon. Interviews to take place during the week commencing 23rd April 2018

Witton Park Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates and appointments will be subject to satisfactory DBS and Employment checks.

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More about Witton Park Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Buncer Lane, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6TD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1254 264551
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