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Job details
Employer Hinchley Wood School
Location Surrey
Salary Please see advert
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

12 hours/week (Monday and Thursday), term time only.

£5,363 actual salary per annum

The Resource Centre is a busy and well used facility providing space for classroom activities, independent learning for sixth form students and a drop in area for students during break and lunchtime.  

We are looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active Resource Centre Assistant to provide support on two days per week. Duties include:  

• Supporting classes, staff and students within the Resource Centre.  

• Promoting the Resource Centre within the school community and to provide guidance and assistance to those seeking information to meet both curriculum and leisure needs. 

• Supervision of students visiting during break, lunch and after school and overseeing student librarians. 

• Undertaking various administrative tasks.  

The ideal candidate will enjoy books and read multiple genres themselves. The ability to research and recommend appropriate books is essential, as well as supporting and encouraging students to further their reading and book choices.  

Good IT skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (including spread sheets and database) is required, as well as excellent communication and the ability to build good relationships with colleagues and students in the school community.    

The hours of work on Tuesday and Thursday are expected to be from 9.00/9.30 am – 3.30/4.00 pm, term time only, although the final working pattern is yet to be confirmed and will be agreed with successful candidate.  The actual salary for 12 hours per week (on point 13 of the Hinchley Wood Associate Pay Scale) is £5,363 per annum.  Subject to Governing Board approval this will increase by 1% from September. 

Hinchley Wood is an inclusive and high achieving school in Esher, Surrey, celebrating student progress and development as well as academic achievement.   We are one of the top 100 performing schools in terms of the progress our students make between the end of Key Stage 2 and their GCSEs, and highly sought after with 1,300 students on roll including 235 in our 6th form.     

Application packs can be downloaded here or from our website using the following link and clicking on ‘Associate Vacancies’: If you have further questions please get in touch, via email: or phone 0208 339 3902.   

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 28th June 2017 (9am)  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

About the employer

Information about Hinchley Wood School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Claygate Lane
Hinchley Wood
KT10 0AQ
United Kingdom