Job Item

Learning Resource Centre Manager

Stratford School Academy


Closing Date : 18/08/2022

Job Description

Hours: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: GBP £34,000 - £36,000 per year(Academy NJC Pay Scale)

Start: Autumn 2022

Stratford School Academy are seeking to appoint a Library Resource Centre manager who will provide vision and leadership in the development and maintenance of a new library provision offered to students. The successful applicant will have responsibility for the promotion of reading throughout the school both as an end in itself and as a means to raising attainment. They will lead a learning resources team and be responsible for the library resources and environment. They will be expected to establish effective communication channels with all partners, both internal and external to deliver services.  The published salary is based upon full-time, 36 hours per week, all-year round working, however, we would be prepared to consider someone who might wish to work term-time only, plus 2 or 3 additional weeks; the salary would then be pro-rated accordingly.

Stratford School Academy is an inclusive, mixed, community school characterised by high expectations, a rigorous academic curriculum and caring pastoral systems. We firmly believe that every student can excel and we seek to provide an inspirational learning journey that maximises student progress. The key pillars of this are excellent behaviour based on mutual respect, great teaching, a wide range of engaging activities beyond the classroom and really knowing and valuing every child. This means our students are safe and cared for, follow an academic curriculum and are supported to achieve the best of their potential in both their GCSEs and in developing their wider talents, character and sense of civic duty. This is all underpinned by our core values of respect, excellence and responsibility.

Stratford School Academy has been rebuilt and redeveloped through the Priority Schools Building Programme recently. We now have two new buildings, each for 750 students situated on separate sites but close to one another. The two sites operate as parallel ‘mini schools’ educating students from Year 7 to 11.You have the chance to join us at an exciting time as we implement improvements which will enhance the educational experience of our students. We are a highly aspirational school but we also really prioritise staff wellbeing.

Stratford School Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to successful completion of Safer Recruitment checks, including an Enhanced DBS. If you have any queries, please email  with your details.

Application process: A TES Application Form should be submitted via the TES portal. Please read the job description, person specification and cultural fit documents before applying. 

Closing Date: 12 noon - Thursday 18th August 2022

Interview date: Wednesday 24th August 2022