Learning Resources Manager, Near Newbury, Berkshire

Closing date:New this week

Downe HouseNear Newbury, Berkshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £35,000 plus generous annual leave
Contract term: Permanent

This is an exciting time for Downe House and as part of our Ten-Year Vision we have just opened the Murray Centre, which is a contemporary purpose-built space, centrally located at the heart of the School site. 

The Centre is a vibrant collaborative facility for our pupils, staff and visitors and is home to a range of excellent state-of-the-art facilities which include seminar rooms, a coffee shop, an auditorium and a spacious and well-resourced library with full IT connectivity.

Working as part of a team, the Learning Resources Manager will play a key part in ensuring that our new library is at the heart of school life and provides an engaging educational environment for pupils, staff and visitors. To be successful in the role, you will need an enthusiastic and creative approach, be a strong communicator, have relevant experience in a library/learning resource/arts setting and hold a library/Information Management or teaching qualification. Maximising the effective use of technology will be vital in the Centre, so you will also need to be confident and competent with IT with a forward-thinking approach.

The Centre is open from 8 am – 10 pm and flexible working hours will be required to include some evenings and weekends during term time, as part of the team rota.

In return, we offer a wonderful working environment at one of the leading girls’ independent boarding schools in the country, generous annual leave entitlement of eight weeks per annum plus bank holidays, ongoing CPD support, free parking on-site, complimentary meals and refreshments during working hours, and a generous pension scheme.

Please visit www.downehouse.net (Jobs) to apply online and read more about the role and the School. For recruitment enquiries, please call: 01635 204712 or email recruitment@downehouse.net

Closing date: Noon on Wednesday 19 December 2018.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and any offer of employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Downe House
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Cold Ash, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG18 9JJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1635 200286
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Situated in the town of Thatcham, in Berkshire, Downe House is an independent secondary school for girls aged between 11 and 18. It is both a day and boarding school. There are around 580 students enrolled at the school, the majority of whom are boar...