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Job Vacancies: Alperton Community School, London - Library Resource Manager

Salary range:                Scale 6 £25,250 – £26,816 Inc. London weighting per annum (Pro rata £21,787 - £23,138 Inc. London weighting per annum)

Contract:                      Permanent

Hours of work:            36 hours per week  

Working weeks:         39 weeks   

Location:                      Alperton, London

We are a large, mixed, 11-18 academy with over 300 students in our sixth form.  Due to our increased popularity as a school, we will expand our roll from 8 to 10 form entry in September 2017.  Alperton Community School is proud to be an inclusive comprehensive school with a student intake that reflects a wonderfully diverse and vibrant local community. Alperton is a popular shopping destination specialising in Asian food, fashion, music and is renowned for its cultural diversity and the remarkable Shri Sanatan Hindu Temple.   

Our most recent Ofsted rating in July 2016 recognised the school as Good with Outstanding Leadership and Management.  

The school achieved its best ever set of GCSE results in 2017. The percentage of students achieving five good GCSEs (Grade 4+/A*-C) including English and maths has increased by 22% over the last four years and now stands at 64%. In 2016 the school was ranked in the top 4% of schools nationally for student progress at GCSE (Progress 8 = +0.55), and ranked in the top 1% for maths and the top 9% for English. Progress 8 in 2017 was also +0.55.  Attainment is above national and Brent averages.  Student progress at academic subjects at A Level is very strong.   

We are very fortunate to have opened a new school building in January 2017.  The new building has 83 new classrooms with purpose-built specialist Drama, Music, Art and DT facilities, as well as 14 Science laboratories, 10 ICT rooms and a new MUGA.  Every classroom has state of the art ICT facilities

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a Library Resource Manager who will have overall responsibility for the efficient operation and management of two libraries on a day to day basis, reporting to and in liaison with the Designated Member of SLT. Relevant training will be provided.

Library Resource Manager - JD and PS

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The Person

You will have robust organisational and problem-solving skills and be self-motivated. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills for this important position within our School. You must have the ability to manage relationships both with staff, students and customers. You must have good working knowledge of ICT and have experience or understanding of using a library management system.

The Benefits

?     On-going extensive CPD programme

?     Childcare vouchers

?     Ride to work scheme

Closing Date: 10.00a.m 23 October 2017

Assessment/Interview:  week commencing 30 October 2017

To apply, please visit our vacancies page. Completed application forms may be emailed to; hr[at]alperton.brent.sch.uk.  

Supplementary Information

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an inclusive community school and encourage applications from all sections of the community. 

Successful candidate(s) will be required to undertake an Enhanced and Barred Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.
Only successful candidates will be notified.  If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.


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