Library and Resource Co-ordinator Ark Globe Academy, London

Job description

The Library and Resource Co-ordinator role is a really exciting role that sits right at the heart of Ark Globe learning, development and destinations. The role is based in the Library and the post holder will have the opportunity to work with students, staff and the wider community.

Essential educational requirements

• Right to work in the UK
• Maths and English to grade C GCSE or equivalent
• A degree level qualification is desirable but not essential
• Recognised professional qualification for librarianship or information management is desirable but not essential.

Essential qualifications

Knowledge and Experience
• Experience of or desire to work with and motivate young people to engage with reading
• Experience of working in a library/Learning Resource Centre within an educational institution or similar information centre and undertaking leadership and management activities therein (desirable but not essential)
• Knowledge of how libraries can be used to support curriculum delivery and raising standards for pupils of different ages (desirable but not essential)
• Knowledge of the current education framework and the needs of an inner-city, multicultural school (desirable)
• A good knowledge of and passion for books and literature.

Essential skills and experience

Specific Skills
• Ability to lead and manage a library
• Highly competent in the use of ICT – able to use to support the delivery of learning and management
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
• Ability to manage and disseminate information in a range of different media
• Strategic planning skills to support the writing and implementation of the library policy
• Financial management skills for management of library budget
• Capable of developing and using a range of resources to support the delivery of learning
• Ability to work well as part of a team and motivate and line manage library staff
• Ability to work with a wide range of students at all age groups

About Ark Globe Academy

At Ark Globe Academy we have the highest aspirations for all our children to ensure they are prepared for university and inspired to be leaders in their community. We offer our students a first class education based on high quality teaching and experiences outside of the classroom.

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