We are looking for an Library Manager to help develop and manage our library ensuring that it is a welcoming and inviting area for students and staff to come and learn, read and relax.
Harris Invictus Academy is a vibrant, happy and successful school at the heart of the community. We know that our young people have incredible strengths and talents which we nurture. We encourage them to flourish and grow into excellent ambassadors for the Academy and for our community. The Academy has a roll of 1,000 students, including a thriving Sixth Form, and whilst we were only founded in 2014 we are rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted and oversubscribed by parents .
We are part of the Harris Federation which is one of the highest performing Trusts in the country.
We celebrate our differences, enjoying the benefits of having a truly diverse cohort. We support the wellbeing of our students by developing their empathy, generosity and respect for others in the community. We take pride in our principles of equality and respect for alternative views, cultures, religions and all people regardless of their gender, disability, race, or sexual orientation.
Our students enjoy being at the Academy and choose to stay with us for their sixth form education.
Main Areas of Responsibility
Your responsibilities will cover the management, organisation and supervision of the Library (Learning Resources Centre), including:
Qualifications & Experience
The successful candidate will have:
Professional Development & Benefits
Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership.
We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.
In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan, electric car scheme, 26 days’ annual leave (plus bank holidays) for non term-time only employees, and many other benefits.
The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.