5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,157.00 - £23,136.00 Annually (Actual) Devon NJC Grade D, Scale Point 8-12

Library & Reading Co-ordinator job summary

South Dartmoor Community College is seeking to appoint a Library & Reading Co-ordinator. The successful candidate will be hardworking, self-motivated and enjoy working in a team as well as under their own initiative. Previous experience within this area would be advantageous. You will be a committed and loyal individual; with high expectations and an unwavering determination to get the best for students.

The College this year, secured some of the best results in the South West for student progress. It has a strong staff team in place to ensure every child is enabled to fulfil their potential including specialist teachers at all levels. We have an excellent academic record and our pastoral support is second to none. Our students report that they feel very happy and safe at the school. We are proud of our students and they are proud of their school. The relationships between staff and students are strong. Community engagement is also an important feature; we have an active Parent/Teacher Association (FOSDA—Friends of South Dartmoor Academy).

If you want to work in an inspiring, fully inclusive environment with students who want to succeed, and friendly, supportive staff, then we want to hear from you! You will join a passionate and dedicated team, and a Trust who is committed to providing professional development and opportunities for all colleagues. Part of the WeST Trust, we are an 11-18 College situated in Ashburton on the edge of Dartmoor. With impressive facilities, the college currently caters for approximately 850 students. Devon is a lovely place to live with the stunning Dartmoor and the beautiful Devon and Cornwall Coastline on your doorstep.

Westcountry Schools Trust is a multi-academy trust of 26 schools, currently employing approximately 2,500 staff and growing. We are a dynamic organisation with our students and staff at our heart. Our values inform our work and we hope you agree these are key to success: Collaboration, Aspiration, Integrity, Compassion.

Working for the Trust includes some key benefits, please see our website for full details.

If you would like to discuss the position please contact: John Bradford, Assistant Head teacher and Curriculum Lead, Email: jbradford@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk.

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. Application forms; full job description and person specification are available from our website www.southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk.

Completed applications should be submitted to Mrs Cleo Perry, PA to the Executive Head Teacher and HR Administrator via MyNewTerm.

Closing Date: Monday 3 June 2024 at 8.00 am

Interviews: to be confirmed

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Information about our key policies is available at: https://www.westst.org.uk/our-policies (this includes our DBS Policy, Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, and Recruitment and Selection Policy).

Commitment to safeguarding

South Dartmoor Community College are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check.

Information about our key policies is available at: https://www.westst.org.uk/our-policies (this includes our DBS Policy, Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, and Recruitment and Selection Policy).

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About South Dartmoor Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
821 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The College this year, secured some of the best results in the South West for student progress. It has a strong staff team in place to ensure every child is enabled to fulfil their potential including specialist teachers at all levels. We have an excellent academic record and our pastoral support is second to none. Our students report that they feel very happy and safe at the school. We are proud of our students and they are proud of their school. The relationships between staff and students are strong. Community engagement is also an important feature; we have an active Parent/Teacher Association (FOSDA—Friends of South Dartmoor Academy).

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