School image

LRC Coordinator and Literacy Support Assistant (1yr Fixed Term)

Manchester Communication AcademyManchester

The Greater Manchester Academies Trust are seeking to appoint a Learning Resource Centre (LRC) coordinator to become part of our team at Manchester Communication Academy.

Who are we?

The Greater Manchester Academies Trust is situated in Harpurhey, North Manchester. We are made up of Manchester Communication Academy and Manchester Communication Primary academy. In addition, the trust also includes the North Manchester Initial Teacher Training Partnership and Manchester Communication Research School.

Our trust has a simple mission: To maximise the life chances of all of our children and families – through academic excellence and deep social investment. As an inclusive organisation, we are committed to meeting the needs of all of our children, regardless of their level of need or background.

The Academy

Manchester Communication Academy is a vibrant school that is at the heart of the community and is committed to improving educational outcomes for all of our students. MCA is proud to be a community hub and our outward facing work is exceptional.

In our Ofsted inspection in 2019 we were recognised as a GOOD school and want to build on this by recruiting excellent practitioners that are driven by evidence informed practice. MCA received Research School status in September 2019 and we are proud of the work that we conduct in partnership with the EEF and how this drives our teaching practice.

Manchester Communication Academy is fully committed to it’s ethos of with you…for you…about you…Not just for our students but also for all of our staff.

Student and Staff well-being is high on our agenda and your professional development and interests are a priority for us. We want our young people to get the best possible deal and that can only be achieved if their teachers are happy, healthy  and know that they are valued.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and innovative LRC Coordinator  that believes that reading and literacy should be at the heart of every school. 

You will be responsible for the management and day to day operations of the Learning Resource Centre (LRC). The role will include promoting an exciting, inviting and safe LRC and a love of reading to students and staff. 

First and foremost, we seek someone who shares our values and vision for our children, and will pull out all of the stops to help them.

The role is currently offered as a 1 year fixed term contract and is term time only.

When does the role start?

June 2021

If I’m still interested, what should I do next?

We think that applying for a new role should always be seen as a two-way process, you have to be right for us, but the school also has to be right for you. So if you are interested in applying, please do feel free to get in touch, come for a look around, or have a chat about the role.

How to apply?

Please apply for the post by completing the TES online application form, which should include a supporting statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 (minimum font size 10) explaining, with examples, how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification.

The closing date for applications is 8am Monday 19th April 2021. 

Greater Manchester Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure for a Regulated Activity via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Supporting documents

Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.