Learning Resource Centre Coordinator

Alderwood SchoolFarnborough

Learning Resource Centre Coordinator 

34 hours per week

Mon to Thurs (08.30am to 4.00pm)

Fri (08.30am to 3.00pm)

Start date ASAP

Alderwood School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Coordinator who is passionate about reading and has the ability to inspire and motivate students to engage with reading. The successful candidate will be required to assist in promoting and developing the school LRC in order to provide an efficient service to pupils and staff. They will also provide support for cataloguing of new material to the LRC collection.

As the LRC Coordinator, you will support the English department by contributing to the schools wide reading culture through reading programmes, initiatives, displays and events, with the aim of improving literacy levels across the school. You will help to promote and foster the enjoyment of reading for pleasure through day-to-day interactions with staff and students.

You will also support the Careers lead with booking guest speakers, updating the careers database and support with general admin duties. 

Experience of working in a LRC, library or in an educational establishment would be desirable (but not essential as training will be given).

Alderwood School is an ‘all through’ school on the outskirts of Aldershot split across 3 sites with approximately 750 pupils on our senior site. This role is based at our senior site. 

Salary details: 

Hampshire County Council Grade C - Actual Salary £15,263 to £16,287 (FTE is £18,933 to £19,941)

Term time + 1 week

Application procedure:

HCC Support staff application forms can be found on our website under the ‘Our School’ section.  Completed application forms can be sent by post to Gemma Yates, PA to Executive Headteacher or emailed to g.yates@alderwood.hants.sch.uk and should be received no later than 12pm on the closing date. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 01252 343723 to arrange a visit.

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 20th September 2021

Alderwood Senior School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

The school’s Equal Opportunities Policy is an essential part of the Governing Body’s commitment to a fair and equal approach to the employment of all staff and towards all job applicants. Only those applicants who fulfil the job specification will be short-listed. 2 references will be sought for each candidate, and these references must be received before the interview. 

There will be an interview panel comprising of the Head of School and the Business Manager. The Head of School has undertaken the ‘Safer Recruitment in Schools’ training.

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