Learning Resource Centre Manager

Chaucer School are seeking to appoint a self-motivated, committed and organised professional with high level interpersonal skills to manage, develop and promote their library – this will form a key pillar of their literacy strategy.  The successful applicant will provide a welcoming and stimulating environment that effectively contributes to delivery of the curriculum and will have a desire to contribute to independent learning by supporting students in developing study and research skills, making use of appropriate learning resources and encouraging reading for pleasure.

In addition the successful candidate will develop and promote the LRC as a centre for student engagement through extra curricular activities before and after school and at lunchtimes

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with energy and enthusiasm, enhanced by clear organisational skills and an ability to work with students and staff.  Previous library experience or working in a school environment would be an advantage.

The position is both a student centred and administrative role which will be based within our learning resource centre. The successful candidate must be:

  • Able to enthuse and inspire young people.
  • Passionate about raising aspirations and improving life chances.
  • A positive role model.
  • Well organised and able to manage competing demands well.
  • Confident and able to use their initiative.
  • Dynamic and innovative.
  • Able to demonstrate high-level interpersonal skills.

Applicants should have at least a good working knowledge of Microsoft applications including Word and Excel.

Candidates should be suitably skilled in numeracy, literacy and ICT and have GCSE passes in Mathematics and English at grade C or above. Candidates should have experience of interacting with young people preferably in an educational setting.

Closing date for applications is 9th July 2021.

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