Salary: Competitive Salary
Hours of Work: 36 Hours / 40 weeks / Permanent
Responsible to: Assistant Headteacher
Post Tenable: As soon as possible
Heartlands High School is a new mixed comprehensive 11-16 school that opened in September 2010. Popular and oversubscribed within the local community the school has 1080 students on role. Our recent Ofsted described the school as a “Leaders have been able to cultivate an ethos of focusing on the needs of individual pupils. Pupils irrespective of their starting points, receive a range of support. Many pupils make very good progress.’’ (Ofsted 2016)
Heartlands community Trust is looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and professional individual who is able to work well under pressure. The successful candidate with hold a first or master degree in Library and information Science and be passionate and excited to lead an effective learning resource and information service. The Library at Heartlands supports learning and teaching across the school, it provides a vital service to both staff and students. The library is at the heart of our school and is highly valued by all. Focused on reading the library is well resourced with a high book to pupil ratio and impressive borrowing figures with over 18000 book loans a year.
The School is in the heart of Wood Green close to shops, over ground, underground and bus links. You will be joining an energetic and dedicated team of teachers working to provide an excellent education to a group of diverse and rewarding young people. If you are a talented and ambitious individual who is serious about making a real difference to the lives of young people, then this might be the opportunity that you have been waiting for.
For further information please contact our HR department at HR@heartlands.haringey.sch.uk. Application packs can be downloaded from the school website: www.heartlands.haringey.sch.uk
Completed applications forms, with a covering letter addressed to the Acting Headteacher, Elen Roberts, should be sent to HR@heartlands.haringey.sch.uk by no later than 10 a.m. on Thursday 5th December 2019. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 11th December 2019.
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted by the School.
We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students. The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.