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Library/LRC Manager

Vale of York Academy

Details about this role

Job reference: voy_lrc_100621

Level/salary range: Grade F, Scale Points 8-13, £20,493 – £22,627 FTE

Hours of work: 37 hours per week, term time only

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date for applicants: 16 June 2021

Interviews: TBC

Start date: September 2021

What this role involves

The library/resource centre is the hub of learning within the school where activities are delivered to support pupil learning. Based within the Library/Resource centre in the school the successful applicant will be expected to manage and take professional responsibility for the day-to-day running of the library/resource centre services to provide a comprehensive service for pupils and staff. To support and develop pupil’s learning, research skills and independent study and to develop a reading culture within the school. An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence through the medium of English is required – as is an enhanced DBS clearance.


About us

At Vale of York Academy, our motto is ‘Always giving the best’. Our aim is for our students to be the best they can be, to flourish academically, develop into responsible, resilient young people who will succeed and make a positive contribution to our community. As a secondary school which is smaller in size than many others in the city, we get to know and value each and every child, supporting them effectively throughout their time with us.

At Vale of York, each child benefits from a setting where everyone is valued as a unique individual. Our partnership with the Hope Learning Trust and Manor Church of England Academy allows us to share and grow expertise, and retain a breadth of experience for all our children.

We are on a journey of rapid improvement and year on year, our outcomes are rising and our reputation is growing. We have become a school of choice and we’d love the opportunity to show you why.

Application form

Job reference: voy_lrc_100621
About you - Step 1 of 12

IMPORTANT: Before you begin...

The following application form is split into 12 sections which should take around 30 minutes to complete. As there is currently no facility for applicants to save their progress, you may find it helpful to have the following standard interview information to hand, prior to filling out your application: education history, qualifications, employment history, references etc.

Although all sections are straightforward, Section 6 (Supporting Statement) requires applicants to describe how they meet the essential criteria of the person specification. Information, examples and evidence to illustrate how you feel you meet the essential criteria should also be included. As there is currently no facility for applicants to save their progress, you may find it useful to compose this statement separately (e.g. in Microsoft Word) before copying and pasting your text into the box in Section 6.

Other than the answers you provide throughout the following form, if you have additional information you would like to include in support of your application, please record it at the end of your Supporting Statement (Section 6).


Please note: a copy of your submitted application form will be emailed to you on completion.

If you have any questions about this application form, please email recruitment@hlt.academy clearly stating the job reference number.

Vale of York Academy - Library/LRC Manager

Job reference: voy_lrc_100621

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