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Job Vacancies: Cranford Community College, Hounslow - Study Centres Assistant

Scale 3 Points 14-17 (£15,392 - £16,362) pro rata per annum

Monday to Friday 36 hours per week – 39 weeks per year (Pupil term time plus 5 days)

Monday – Thursday: 8.00am – 3.45pm with 30 minute lunch break

Friday: 8.00am – 3.30pm with 30 minute lunch break

To start as soon as possible

Cranford Community College is seeking to recruit a friendly and caring individual to work as a Study Centres Assistant. 

You will become a key part of our Study Centres which delivers resources and services to students and staff.  Tasks include:

  • Providing an effective front desk service; dealing with circulation issues, processing and cataloguing new resources
  • Being knowledgeable about the centres collections and keeping the Learning Resource Centre in good order
  • Encouraging staff and students to make the most of our diverse resources when conducting research.
  • Providing support for whole school literacy initiatives and assist with promoting reading for pleasure
  • Creating a harmonious learning environment for students, instilling an ethos conducive of Independent Learning.

You will need to have a real enthusiasm for helping our students in their quest for knowledge.  You should possess excellent inter personal, communication and ICT skills. You must be prepared to work flexibly, independently and accurately.  The ability to demonstrate initiative and work as part of a small team is also essential.

The school has invested and continues to invest in ensuring its site and facilities are of the highest quality for learning and the high level of use by the community, providing a safe and secure environment for students, staff and all our users and providing outstanding customer service. 

You will:

  • have excellent communication skills and experience of dealing with people from a variety of backgrounds
  • have experience of working under pressure in a busy environment
  • be calm, supportive and adaptable and have a flexible approach to your work
  • be very organised and able to manage your time efficiently
  • be able to evaluate and improve your impact and effectiveness

We will also offer you:

  • Astonishing CPD with our own ‘Professional Learning Centre’ on site
  • Extremely friendly and vibrant staff & pupils from a rich range of backgrounds
  • Opportunities to work cross phase in our primary partner school
  • A chance to take part in an amazing extra-curricular programme
  • The daily experience of working in a truly outstanding and innovative school that just keeps getting better

The school is an equal opportunities employer and committed to the protection and safety of its students and therefore this post will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records check.

An application form can be found on our website www.cranford.hounslow.sch.uk    Interested applicants should complete the application and email it to jobs[at]cranford.hounslow.sch.uk  Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered.

Closing date: 12.00 midday, Friday 25th September 2015

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