Career Opportunity

Librarian, Literacy and Reading Coordinator

Summary

Description
Librarian, Literacy and Reading Coordinator
Job Reference
0000000471
Location
The Victory Academy
Closing Date
31/10/2021

Details

Employment Type
Support
Hours
37
Weeks Per Year
39
Location
The Victory Academy
Minimum Salary
£18,341
Maximum Salary
£20,642
Contract Type
Permanent

Advert Details

Librarian, Literacy and Reading Coordinator

Salary: TSAT Grade D (pro-rata to £ 18,341 - £20,642 for hours and weeks stated)  

Start date: ASAP

Contract: Permanent 37 hours a week, + 5 days, term time only

Closing Date: 31st October 2021

Interview Date: TBC- ASAP

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We require a Librarian, Literacy and Reading Coordinator at The Victory Academy to provide administrative support for key areas of the academy’s work including the library; work experience; trips and other enrichment activities. You will work closely with the Principal, Associate Leader for English and SENCO in the development of high quality, targeted intervention to support students in literacy and reading.

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“The behaviour of pupils is good….Pupils are polite and show consideration for others” 

“Staff feel well supported…”- Ofsted 2017

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The Victory Academy is part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust. We are a mixed Comprehensive School for students of all ability ranges, where everyone works and learns within its caring and supportive environment.  Victory is a school for the local community, and we seek opportunities for students to develop as local citizens and serve and support our surrounding charities, industries and families. 

 

We are privileged to work in a stunning learning environment with excellent resources. One of our many strengths is having a strong programme of arts education, including a Platinum Artsmark award which is held by less than 1% of schools in England. 

 

We are focused on providing an education for all. Our belief is that each person is unique – every member of our community has gifts and talents that we seek to grow and channel. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum geared towards ensuring that our students will achieve their academic potential regardless of their starting points, and be dynamic members of society when they leave the Academy.

View our latest video to gain an insight into The Victory Academy  

 

What you will need to succeed:

  • An in-depth knowledge and passion for literacy and reading
  • Able to build and coordinate a team of subject literacy and reading leads, ensuring best practice across the curriculum
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent organisational skills to manage the running of the school library
  • Effective ICT skills
  • Ability to support Academy ethos and vision into the wide community
  • Prior experience of running literacy groups/ school librarian desirable
 

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. 

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

 

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success
 

In this way we transform life chances

Click Here To view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with happy and well-behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos. 
  • Outstanding CPD tailored to you, wherever you are in your career
  • Support from across the Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Free parking in our staff carpark
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What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working at our school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

 

If this role  isn't right for you but you would be interested in hearing about other role at Victory Academy and across our Trust please click here to join our talent pool.

If you experience any issues in applying for this role via our careers site please click here to submit a application via Microsoft Forms.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Documents

The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

TVA Librarian, Literacy and Reading Coordinator.pdf

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Please note that applications are submitted through our recruitment provider Jane Systems via https://applicant.website