Deputy Learning Resource Centre Manager (All Through School - 4 - 18), WEMBLEY/LONDON

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Preston Manor SchoolWEMBLEY/LONDON
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 4 - Salary range spinal point 18 - 21 (£18,070 - £20,138 pro rata) plus LW (£1,848 pro rata) circa (£17,496 - £19,312 inclusive of London Weighting)
Contract term: Fixed Term

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 communi-ty. 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 well-being, 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.

Student quotes:

"Students at Preston Manor are always aiming high supported by the teachers who push them further.’ 

‘Preston Manor is a vibrant, diverse and enriched community. The discipline and teaching is first-class, giving us a wider perspective of how the world around us works.’

The school is situated within sight of the iconic Wembley Stadium, and provides access to all that Wembley has to offer. The school benefits from fantastic links both through public transport and by car.  It is a short 10 minute walk from Wembley Park and Preston Road Underground Stations and a 10 minute bus journey from North Wembley Station. The Metropolitan, Jubilee and Baker-loo lines as well as the London Overground/Network rail are within easy reach of the school. Central London locations can easily be reached within 20 minutes from the School.  The school is also accessible to major motorways (M25, M1, M40 and A40 etc.).   If you have any questions re-garding the position or would like to arrange a visit to the school please contact Ade Shokunbi, HR Manager on 0208 385 4097. 

Deputy LRC Manager (All Through School 4 - 18)

Required for September 2017 

Fixed Term contract to July 2018

36 Hours per week - Term Time plus inset days

Scale 4 - Salary range spinal point 18 - 21 (£18,070 - £20,138 pro rata) plus LW (£1,848 pro rata) circa (£17,496 - £19,312 inclusive of London Weighting)

We are looking for a proactive Deputy LRC Manager to support in the running of the LRC, across both Upper & Lower School 

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 stu-dents, 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.


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.

Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or disability.

Closing Date: noon Wednesday 04 October 2017

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

Preston Manor School is committed to the welfare and safety of its students and ex-pects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo the necessary Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks.

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More about Preston Manor School
Address: Carlton Avenue East, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 8NA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 385 4040