Published
June 6, 2024
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Short Summary
Leigh Academy Hugh Christie are seeking to appoint a Library Assistant who will be responsible for all aspects of library work. Amongst other duties
Salary
Actual salary £15,678 - £16,440 per annum (£22,595 - £23,693 full-time equivalent), based on experience
Working Pattern
30.5 hours per week, Term Time Only
Closing Date
June 17, 2024

Description

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie are seeking to appoint a Library Assistant who will be responsible for all aspects of library work. Amongst other duties, this includes supporting the school’s literacy focus, teaching library skills to pupils and overseeing the use, storage and security of library equipment.

You should have strong interpersonal skills, as you’ll be working with teachers and TAs, school team members, parents and pupils.  We’re committed to building brighter futures, by improving educational experiences, and we’re hoping you’re excited to be part of that opportunity. No previous experience as a librarian is required.

This is a permanent role, working 30.5 hours per week, term time only and offers an actual salary of £15,678 - £16,440 per annum (£22,595 - £23,693 full-time equivalent), based on experience.

If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information please contact Amy Wenban (Recruitment Advisor) on amy.wenban@latrust.org.uk.

Working with us: Hugh Christie School has recently become part of the Leigh Academy Trust and we look forward to exciting times ahead with wonderful opportunities it will bring for our staff and students. Following the academisation, the School is now known as Leigh Academy Hugh Christie.

Leigh Academy Hugh Christie offers a broad curriculum designed to cater to the diverse needs and interests of its students. From traditional subjects like English, mathematics, and science to vocational courses and extracurricular activities, the academy strives to provide a comprehensive education that prepares students for success in further education, employment, and life beyond school.

Beyond academics, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie places a significant emphasis on personal development and character education. Through its pastoral care system, the academy supports students in their social, emotional, and personal growth, fostering a positive and inclusive school culture.

The academy also prides itself on its strong sense of community and engagement with parents, carers, and the wider community. Through various initiatives and partnerships, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie seeks to enrich the educational experience of its students and contribute positively to the local area.

In summary, Leigh Academy Hugh Christie is a thriving secondary school committed to academic excellence, personal development, and community engagement. With a rich history and a dedication to nurturing well-rounded individuals, it continues to provide a supportive and inspiring environment for its students to thrive and succeed.

Click here to view our website and learn more about Leigh Academy Hugh Christie.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st April 2024, our Trust comprises 32 geographically organised academies (16 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating more than 20,000 students and employing 3,000 talented staff. Nearly 40% of our academies are judged outstanding overall by Ofsted, versus 15% nationally. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.

Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the benefits available to all LAT employees from day one.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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