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Learning Resource Centre Manager

Heston Community SchoolHounslow

Closing Date: Monday 06 December 2021 [noon]

Interview: w/c 06 December 2021

Job start: January 2022

Salary: Scale SO1 [25,503 – 27,265]

Location: London Borough of Hounslow 

Contract type: Term time only [39 weeks], 36 hours per week

Contract term: Permanent 

We are looking to appoint a positive, dynamic, enthusiastic and well qualified Learning Resource Centre Manager. 

The Learning Resource Centre is at the heart of school life and the Manager will play a key role in ensuring it remains central to the student experience at Heston. The LRC Manager will engage and influence students, developing a culture of reading that extends beyond the School into the local community and encouraging a lifelong love of books. 

In this role, the Manager will also be a key educational resource for the students, through promoting and developing their literacy skills, provision of guidance and advice to students, management of independent learning groups and the running of after-school enrichment classes.

Our ideal candidate will:

 Be passionate and enthusiastic about reading

 Have experience of working with and motivating young people to engage with reading

 Ideally, have experience of working within a Library/Learning Resource Centre within an 

educational institution or similar setting

 Be prepared to contribute and take the lead on homework support clubs and relevant enrichment opportunities

Heston Community School is a high performing, vibrant, happy and oversubscribed school where students ‘appreciate the high aspirations which you and your staff model and expect.’ 

[Ofsted, 2019]. We are now seeking to appoint an individual who shares our passion for learning and our determination to change lives through the education we provide.

We place great store on staff development, at all levels with an extensive programme of professional development which offers a whole range of opportunities for colleagues to develop their potential within and beyond Heston.

We believe that schools 'can' and 'do' make a difference and change lives and that the most important resource in any school is its staff. The success of Heston Community School is due to our dedicated, committed, experienced and enthusiastic staff.

Contact Details

Please email Sonia Dosanjh (sdosanjh@hestoncs.org) if you require any further information or you would like to arrange a visit. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in the School.

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