Title: Literacy Support Assistant
36 hours per week, term time plus 5 days
Salary: NJC Grade 4, Scale points 6-8
(Actual salary £19,602 to £20,324 per annum)
Are you an experienced librarian, interested in managing the
school library and supporting students to develop their literacy skills?
We are looking for someone who is passionate
about reading and wants to help the progress of young people. Professional,
friendly, patient and polite, with good interpersonal skills and an ability to
work with students and teachers with literacy development and championing
The successful candidate will:
- Have an interest
in reading, literary, education and working with young people
- Be responsible
for the day to day management of the school library
- Develop and
promote literacy, reading for enjoyment and information handling, research and
- Be a positive
team player, believe in the importance of team work and adopt a collaborative
approach to working.
Academy is an 11 to 16 secondary academy, with over six hundred students which
occupies a large site in close proximity to Sunderland City Centre.
Thornhill Academy is a unique school in its area, this uniqueness comes from
the diversity of our student population. Across the school, students come
from 14 different ethnicities, with 35 different languages. We are proud to be
this vibrant and diverse community and have developed a culture that has moved
far beyond tolerance and one in which we celebrate, learn from, and embrace our
differences. The diversity of our community offers students and staff rewarding
and deeply engaging experiences and supports staff on their journey to become
inspirational and reflective practitioners, improving life chances for all in
Thornhill we take pride in developing each individual pupil to achieve their
potential and make a positive contribution to society. We provide a safe, happy
and nurturing environment in which we challenge all to strive for personal
accomplishment and excellence.
parents, staff and governors are proud of recent achievements here and, as well
as helping students achieve the results they need to follow chosen career
paths, has a huge and varied programme of activities and extra-curricular
opportunities on offer.
Aims are to create an environment in which all take responsibility for their
actions, behaviour and learning; relishing and learning from challenges. We
want to create a safe, supportive and happy working environment in which
diversity is celebrated and pupils and staff thrive. We have high
expectations of all students in terms of behaviour and commitment to learning
and of our parents in working with us as partners to support individual
please download and complete the attached application form. Please note we do
not accept CV’s. We ask that all
completed application forms are sent to Kim Weller at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please ensure that within your application you
provide the names, addresses, and contact details for two referees, one of whom
should be your current or most recent employer.
closing date for applications is 25th September 2023 at 9am
will take place on a date TBC
Consilium Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to
share this commitment.Appointments are made subject to an Enhanced DBS
Check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be
completed for all applicants.
The Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to
creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Under Part 7
of the Immigration Act 2016, the Public Sector fluency duty requires state
funded schools to ensure candidates for their customer facing roles have the
necessary standard of spoken English.
note: If you have not been contacted within one week of the closing date please
assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We
are unable to provide feedback on individual applications. Applications
received after the closing time stated will not be considered.
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