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Job Vacancies: TBAP multi Academy Trust - TBAP 16-19 - Lead - Library & Study Skills Support - Extended Closing Date

Lead - Library & Study Skills Support

TBAP 16-19 AP Academy

NJC pro-rata: SO1 – S02 [£25,607 – £29,265 p.a.]

 

TBAP Trust Benefits package includes:

•             Benenden Health Care Membership

•             Interest Free Season Ticket Loan Scheme

•             Employers for Childcare Vouchers Scheme

 

Required from September 2016

Full Time, 40 weeks per year

 

Do you have what it takes to become our Lead Library and Study Skills Support Professional TBAP 16-19 Academic AP Academy, and be a part of the highest performing AP academy chain in the country led by Seamus Oates, an Executive Head Teacher of national standing?

TBAP delivers Alternative Provision Education across four London Boroughs and in Cambridge. We have number of exciting programmes including a growing Teaching School Alliance, an innovative educational Residence.

This job is about more than supporting learners, It’s about turning around the lives of vulnerable learners. Yes, it’s a big challenge. But it’s also an inspiring opportunity to mentor SEMH learners.

The thinking behind our success? Learning is at the heart of our approach. Yes, we recognise the issues, difficulties and challenges that our students face. But we are absolutely clear they are here to make progress in their learning.

That vision will underpin your work as you take our approach and roll it out in this new TBAP provision. The TBAP 16-19 Academic AP Academy is an innovative new school, opening in September 2016, which will offer a clear route into Higher Education for disadvantaged young people. Alongside a rigorous academic curriculum, our school will offer a holistic curriculum that integrates social care and therapeutic interventions with education to provide appropriate support for these extremely vulnerable young people.

Our Lead Library and Study Skills Support Professional will manage our library, and take a lead on supporting our young people to develop the vital independent learning skills required for success during Higher Education and beyond. You will work closely with our teaching team to ensure that the library offers outstanding resource and support for our challenging post-16 academic curriculum. Alongside this, you will lead a team of learning support professionals to deliver a programme of supported after-school study sessions.

If you share our vision and hopes for our learners, we would like to hear from you. We are keen to interview candidates who are resilient, show initiative and believe they have the potential to deliver outstanding outcomes.

Please visit our website: www.tbap.org.uk for application documents and more information about TBAP Multi-Academy Trust.

 

Closing date: Friday, 8th July 2016.

Interview date: Wednesday, 13th July 2016.

 

The TBAP Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.

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Job Vacancies: TBAP multi Academy Trust - TBAP 16-19 - Lead - Library & Study Skills Support

Lead - Library & Study Skills Support

TBAP 16-19 AP Academy

NJC pro-rata: SO1 – S02 [£25,607 – £29,265 p.a.]

 

TBAP Trust Benefits package includes:

•             Benenden Health Care Membership

•             Interest Free Season Ticket Loan Scheme

•             Employers for Childcare Vouchers Scheme

 

Required from September 2016

Full Time, 40 weeks per year

 

Do you have what it takes to become our Lead Library and Study Skills Support Professional TBAP 16-19 Academic AP Academy, and be a part of the highest performing AP academy chain in the country led by Seamus Oates, an Executive Head Teacher of national standing?

TBAP delivers Alternative Provision Education across four London Boroughs and in Cambridge. We have number of exciting programmes including a growing Teaching School Alliance, an innovative educational Residence.

This job is about more than supporting learners, It’s about turning around the lives of vulnerable learners. Yes, it’s a big challenge. But it’s also an inspiring opportunity to mentor SEMH learners.

The thinking behind our success? Learning is at the heart of our approach. Yes, we recognise the issues, difficulties and challenges that our students face. But we are absolutely clear they are here to make progress in their learning.

That vision will underpin your work as you take our approach and roll it out in this new TBAP provision. The TBAP 16-19 Academic AP Academy is an innovative new school, opening in September 2016, which will offer a clear route into Higher Education for disadvantaged young people. Alongside a rigorous academic curriculum, our school will offer a holistic curriculum that integrates social care and therapeutic interventions with education to provide appropriate support for these extremely vulnerable young people.

Our Lead Library and Study Skills Support Professional will manage our library, and take a lead on supporting our young people to develop the vital independent learning skills required for success during Higher Education and beyond. You will work closely with our teaching team to ensure that the library offers outstanding resource and support for our challenging post-16 academic curriculum. Alongside this, you will lead a team of learning support professionals to deliver a programme of supported after-school study sessions.

If you share our vision and hopes for our learners, we would like to hear from you. We are keen to interview candidates who are resilient, show initiative and believe they have the potential to deliver outstanding outcomes.

Please visit our website: www.tbap.org.uk for application documents and more information about TBAP Multi-Academy Trust.

 

Closing date: Monday, 4th July 2016.

Interview date: Wednesday, 6th July 2016.

 

The TBAP Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.

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summer reading poster

AldersonCheck out our new poster - "Stock up on your Summer reading" available to download exclusively to SLA members. Take a look too at our full series of posters to promote your library and its resources.

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Benefits of reading and how to encourage your child to love it

Carey Ann Dodah, Head of Curriculum at Explore Learning shares some tips  for parents, inspired by their latest research, which I am sure you will want to share with your school parents! Carey Ann Dodah from Explore Learning

Research by tuition provider, Explore Learning has shown that the UK are a nation of books lovers. A third of the UK read for pleasure every single day, whilst 39% read on a weekly basis. Less than one in ten (8%) say they never read at all. For so many across Britain, the joy of a good read is a huge part of their lives, however some children will need a little encouragement to find this for themselves.

By encouraging a child to read, you are granting them access to an entirely new and different world where the possibilities are limitless. A child’s imagination and empathy will grow as a result, as well as their linguistic abilities.

"Here are a few tips on how parents, siblings, friends and relatives can help children to embrace the wonderful world of reading:
• Make it a performance. Try to make reading a story a performance rather than a chore or a mundane task. By reading with energy and enthusiasm – the child’s experience will be far more enjoyable, which will in turn create an association between fun and reading. Drama tuition can be a good idea if the child is struggling with this aspect of reading.
• Start early. Long before a child can read for themselves – being read to can be greatly beneficial. The tradition of a bed time story is the most common way of introducing reading to a child, and is a good addition to a healthy bed time routine.
• Reading hour. For children old enough to read, it is a good idea to demonstrate your own personal passion for reading. A ‘reading hour’, (or half an hour), is a perfect way of doing this. Some time away from technology, in a calm, quiet atmosphere where everybody in the house is reading their book will show the child how much you personally enjoy reading. Following that, discuss your book with the child, explain the characters and plots to them. Your interest and enthusiasm will encourage a similar reaction in the child.
• Carry a book everywhere. With very few exceptions, it is ALWAYS a good idea to be reading. Whether in the car, on holiday, at home, before or after school, or even in bed, having a book in hand is a healthy and productive pass time for your child.
• The Book Club. Particularly if you are having difficulty with swaying your child, a book club can be useful in demonstrating the joy of reading. Hearing other children discuss their ideas and passions about their book can help bring out the same in your child, whilst the social element acts as an incentive to attend.
• Books as presents. A popular way of encouraging children is to use incentives, for which books can work well. Particularly from a very young age, before any negative associations have been made, using a book as a reward for good behaviour will help the child to feel good about reading, and proud of the books they own.
These tips aim to be realistic and simple to implement. Kids should feel hugely proud of reading – they will benefit from it long in to their education"
 

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Job Vacancies: Altrincham Grammar School for Girls , Cheshire - School Librarian

Salary scale NJC6/SO1 (points 26-28/29-31) depending on qualifications

£23,166-£37,394 pro-rata (actual salary £19,837-£23,458)

Full-time term time only, plus 5 days

Permanent

Required from September 2016

The Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) is a partnership of schools based in the North West.  There are currently nine schools within the Trust. Our values of hard work, passion and integrity are at the heart of everything we do.

Main responsibilities include managing and overseeing all matters relating to the smoothand efficient operation of the school libraries.

Please note that due to equal opportunities and safeguarding regulations, applications will be accepted by application form only.  Please do not send CVs.  Supporting documents/letters of application are welcomed.

Copies of the job description and application forms are available from the school website or by email (recruitment[at]aggs.trafford.sch.uk) or are dowloadable below:

Librarian Job Description Sept 2016

Word document, 53 kB (Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later)

 

Associate_Application_Form BFET 2016 Update

Word document, 813 kB (Requires Microsoft Word 97 or later)

 

The closing date for applications is Monday 11 July 2016 at 12.30 p.m. Applications are welcome electronically or by post and should be emailed to recruitment[at]aggs.bfet.co.uk and addressed to Mrs C Williams. Interviews are to be held on Friday 15 July 2016. Applicants who are not contacted during this period may assume that they have not been successful but are thanked for their interest.  Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants who are not called for interview

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Further information about the school and the most recent OFSTED inspection are available from the school’s website.

Thank You for Showing An Interest In The Advertised Post

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BFET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Criminal Records Bureau.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

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Job Vacancies: Portsmouth Grammar School - LIBRARY ASSISTANT

PART TIME, TERM TIME ONLY

FROM SEPTEMBER 2016

The Portsmouth Grammar School is a leading co-educational school located in the historic heart of Portsmouth. The school is an IB World School and offers the IB Diploma alongside A Level.

The Library Assistant is responsible for supporting the successful day-to-day operation of the Library, which is widely used by the whole school community.

This is a part-time, term time only position, to include attendance at all INSET days in the school calendar. During term times, the hours of work will be 19.5 per week, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 8.30am to 3.30pm, with an unpaid 30 minutes for lunch.

The Library has four diverse and well-resourced learning spaces including the Memorial Library, New Library and Project Room in the former Cambridge Barracks and the new Sixth Form Centre Library in the Sixth Form Centre which incorporates bespoke ICT facilities to complement our recent focus on independent learning supported by tablet technology.

The successful candidate will join the school at an exciting time as the Sixth Form Centre Library is further developed. The Library is staffed by two qualified Librarians, two part time Library Assistants and an Archivist.

This is an ideal role for a candidate wishing to gain experience of working within a library in a school environment. Although not essential, previous library experience is preferred. This opportunity may also suit a newly qualified entrant to Librarianship. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic about working with young people, keen to share their knowledge and love of reading and literature and able to help pupils develop effective study skills and research techniques.

There will also be opportunities to work collaboratively with the Nursery and Junior School libraries and assist with events to welcome younger pupils into the Senior School libraries.

The start date will be Thursday 1 September 2016

Closing Date: noon Wednesday 6 July 2016

Interviews: Friday 15 July 2016

How to apply:

PGS is committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check at enhanced level.

Further information is available on the website at www.pgs.org.uk under the ‘About Us, Employment Opportunities’ section and any queries regarding the vacancy should be emailed to HR[at]pgs.org.uk or telephone 02392364228.

An electronic application would be preferable, submitted to HR[at]pgs.org.uk.  All applicants should complete a support staff application form, and send a covering letter and full curriculum vitae.  Postal applications should be addressed to The Headmaster, The Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 2LN.  Please include email addresses whenever available.  All applications should be accompanied by the names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of two referees.

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Job Vacancies: Preston Manor, London - Learning Resource Centre Manager

Required for September 2016
36 hours per week – Term time plus inset days + 1 week outside of term
Salary range SO1, Spinal Point 29 - 31 (£25,694 - £27,394 pro rata)
plus London Weighting (£1,830 pro rata)

Preston Manor is a successful, oversubscribed, all-through Co-operative School in the highly diverse London borough of Brent. We are a large learning community with students from ages 4-19 years old and our curriculum expands across six key stages. We achieve very strong academic results and are ready to move the whole school to outstanding. The school is situated close to the exciting new London Designer Outlet and is a short 10 minute walk from Wembley Park and Preston Road Underground Stations and a 10 minute bus journey from North Wembley Station. It can be easily reached using the Metropolitan and Jubilee lines as well as the Bakerloo line and London Over-ground. Central London locations can be reached within 20 minutes from the School.

We are looking for an inspiring Learning Resource Centre Manager to be responsible for the management of the LRC, across both Upper & Lower School. As a Learning Resource Manager, you will be responsible for providing a stimulating and friendly atmosphere to encourage students, staff and families in order to promote reading for pleasure. We are looking to appoint a person with good literacy, numeracy and communication skills as well as initiative, flexibility, a sense of humour and the ability to relate to children from a variety of ages and needs. We are particularly keen to hear from graduates who are looking to go into the teaching profession. Experience of working with young people of secondary age would be an advantage.


We offer:

  • Students, Staff and Families all enthusiastic and supportive of the LRC.
  • A very popular and well-resourced Learning Resource Centre based across the Upper and Lower School
  • A commitment to staff development in terms of CPD, Line Management and Appraisal.
  • A friendly team of experienced and supportive teachers, support assis-tants and other pastoral staff.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic and energetic team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations of achievement. The above post provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality and well-resourced environment and to become part of a highly motivated and visionary team of teachers and technicians.
Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or disability.
For further information and an application pack, email hradmin[at]preston-manor.com, download from website www.preston-manor.com or click on this hyperlink to direct you to the Preston Manor School Current Vacancies page.

Application for A Non Teaching Post

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Closing Date: Noon Friday 8th July 2016

Preston Manor School is committed to the welfare and safety of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be re-quired to undergo the necessary Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks.

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Job Vacancies: Cedars Upper School, Leighton Buzzard - SCHOOL LIBRARIAN

30 Hours per week

NJC Scale 4E points 25-28 £22,434 - £24,717 FTE

Term Time Only + 2 Weeks

September 2016 start

Cedars Upper is a popular and high-performing school of 1200 students.  We were graded as ‘good’ in all aspects by Ofsted in September 2013 and we are determined to now strive for ‘outstanding’.

Over the past two years we have invested over £2.5 million in new sporting, music, IT and vocational facilities.  We have excellent sporting facilities including a brand new full size 3Gpitch and an indoor climbing wall.

We are looking to appoint an innovative and enthusiastic Librarian to work in our highly regarded and well developed Library.  Our school has a strong and vibrant reading culture, with regular author visits and celebrations for World Book Day.

The successful candidate will manage the full resources provided by the Library, supervise and support students in their learning, and provide a distinct service to the teaching and learning of the students.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional communicator, have good ICT skills with excellent knowledge of library systems.  They will build on the excellent provision already in place and further develop the library into a thriving learning centre.

Librarian Job Description Cedars Upper

Word document, 53 kB (Requires Microsoft Word 2007 or later)

 

Further details of the post are available on request.  Please visit our website www.cedarsupper.org.uk/ latestnews/vacancies or email recruitment[at]cedarsupper.org.uk to get more of an idea of what the school has to offer and to download an information pack and application form.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 4 July.  Interviews to take place week Thursday 7July.

We operate a safer recruitment policy.

Mr S Palmer Headteacher

Cedars Upper School

Mentmore Road

Linslade

Leighton Buzzard

Bedfordshire

LU7 2AE

T: 01525 219300

E: recruitment[at]cedarsupper.org.uk

W: www.cedarsupper.org.uk

Cedars Upper School Limited.  Registered as a charity in England and Wales.  Company registration number 07720110

Registered address: Cedars Upper school, Mentmore Road, Linslade, Leighton Buzzard Bedfordshire LU7 2AE

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