The Grange Academy is seeking a Learning Resource Centre Coordinator and SEND Administrator to join their team and offer extra-curricular support to students as well as support the SEND team.
You main duties will include:
• To coordinate and maintain the Library Management System, keeping accurate and current records of all learning resources
• To coordinate reading groups for students and maintain data to track and monitor their progress
• To create and maintain an action plan that supports the strategy of the LRC at The Grange Academy
• To supervise, train, support and recruit LRC students helpers and volunteers to ensure that the facility operates effectively and efficiently
• To motivate and assist students to create a love of reading through access to appropriate and engaging resources
• To proactively co-ordinate enrichment opportunities, including clubs, revision sessions and intervention groups all aimed at raising participation and achievement.
• Support the SENCO to maintain the SEND provision map and keep records of students identified with SEND and their subsequent support and the impact of this
• To support the SEND Team in making referrals and liaising with outside agencies to enlist specialist support or expertise where necessary
WHO YOU ARE
As the successful application, you will have:
• Experience of working in a Library/Learning Resource Centre within an educational institution or similar information centre
• Knowledge of how libraries can be used to support curriculum delivery and raising standards for students of different ages
• A good knowledge of literature generally and young people’s literature specifically
• A passion for supporting students’ learning by using a range of resources to raise attainment
WHO WE ARE
The Grange Academy is a state-funded secondary based in Bushey, Hertfordshire. We are part of Future Academies, a Multi-Academy Trust which includes three primary schools and six secondary schools in and around London and Hertfordshire. We are motivated by a mission of social change and reducing educational inequality. Our school and Trust are unique in our approach to a knowledge-rich curriculum; our school motto is Libertas per cultum (Freedom through education), and in our strong emphasis on raising young people’s aspirations and outcomes through the teaching of classical and traditional subjects. Our children and young people study a bespoke curriculum developed by researchers at our Curriculum Centre, which places a focus on developing their cultural literacy and their awareness of the forces, words and events that have shaped our society today.
• Access to our Outstanding Future Training SCITT programme. Future Training is one of the country’s top providers of Teacher training as per the Good Teacher Training Guide 2017 and is rated “Outstanding” by Ofsted.
• The chance to make a difference to children’s and young people’s lives. Future Academies is of the belief that all children have the right to enriching education through a knowledge-rich and child-centric approach: our teachers can therefore make a dramatic impact on the lives of these children.
• Fast career progression. Because knowledge and intelligence, rather than length of service, are lauded and rewarded at Future Academies, teachers and support staff can quickly take up great responsibility, adding to their already exceptional experience and knowledge, joining the SLT or writing for the Trust’s Curriculum Centre, where our in-house textbooks are produced.
• Excellent CPD. The Trust is knowledge-centric and encourages CPD at all levels with excellent opportunities for swift career progression, within the Academy and Trust. This includes Leadership Development opportunities.
• Knowledge-rich staff team. You will be working with a supportive leadership team, cohesive staff body, and very purposeful environment with excellent resources. Being part of a Trust of schools enables you to share knowledge across a wider range of educational professionals.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in applying to the post of Learning Resource Centre Coordinator and SEND Administrator at The Grange Academy, please click on “Fast Apply” to complete an online application form. Deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 7 June 2021.
Alternatively, if this role is not quite what you are looking for, feel free to browse through our Trust wide vacancies and register your details to our Talent Pool which can both be found on our website under “Current Vacancies”.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Future Academies reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advert closing date.
The Grange Academy is part of Future Academies which is an educational charity and multi-academy trust. It is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare of all children and young people. Therefore, the trust expects all members of staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. To this end, both an ‘Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service’ check and a ‘Barred List’ check will be required for this role.