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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours a week (5 days a week) 39 weeks per year (Term Time Only)

Contract type


Pay scale

Kent Range 7, Point 21 – Point 25 £25,378 to £28,466 pa, Pro rata to £22,023.03 - £24,702.79 pa

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you want to join a thriving Kent school?Thamesview Schoolare seeking to appoint an enthusiastic member of staff to become our new Librarian, replacing a member of staff leaving the school to take on a new career challenge, and overseeing a well-established Library area and associated functions. We are looking for someone with good ICT skills and a passion for reading to provide effective resource management in the library area, promoting and developing its use amongst staff and students with the overall aim of creating a vibrant hub of literacy development and enjoyment of reading.

Professionalism and a can-do attitude are key – full on the job training will be provided.

The successful applicant must:

  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills to liaise and communicate effectively with staff and students.
  • Be able to demonstrate a passion for and hands on approach to Literacy through the use of ICT.
  • Work with diligence and accuracy.

  • Be confident to work independently and multi-task in a range of areas.
  • Be willing to undertake training and professional development.
  • Relate well to students.
  • Hold a good attendance and punctuality record.

What the school offers its staff

Thamesview is a school where everyone is expected to do their best and our drive to improve means staff can really make their mark and develop professionally. We are proud to develop both academic and vocational qualifications to ensure all our students achieve their full potential. We benefit from a new school building that provides innovative learning environments and state of the art ICT equipment.

We are committed to providing high quality learning experiences for our children and supporting our staff through excellent CPD opportunities. We are looking for candidates with drive and wanting to progress quickly.

As a school, we can offer you:

  • A friendly place to work holding the Gold Kent and Medway Staff Wellbeing Award, where all members of staff are valued as people as well as professionals
  • A dedicated Staff Wellbeing Team
  • Low staff turnover
  • Active support with your career development
  • Students that are proud of their school and performing well in Progress Eight, in comparison to many other schools

  • Very well looked after school site and facilities that are only 10 years old and very modern, including ample, free, on-site parking.
  • Free annual Flu Vaccination vouchers.
  • Favourable consideration of requests for time off to attend family events such as weddings, graduations, school plays, Christmas concerts, Sports Day, award ceremonies etc.
  • Access to Health and Wellbeing support via Occupational Health and access to free, confidential counselling services with the Staff Support Line Service.
  • A school that looks to develop people’s skills and abilities at all levels with opportunities for staff to progress quickly and develop into posts of responsibility at all levels.

Further details about the role

Further details and an application form can be obtained from our school website and any queries should be directed to the HR Manager by email at k.mcgowan@thamesview.kent.sch.uk or by telephoning 01474 566552 ext 1120.

Closing Date: 25th September 2023

Interviews: TBC

CVs without an application form will not be accepted.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students.
Appointment to this post will require an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Thamesview School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
955 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01474 566552

Thamesview School is a place where every member of school is encouraged to have the highest aspirations in their personal and academic lives. Our students are encouraged to become globally aware citizens who embrace high moral standards.

We place Teaching and Learning at the very core of everything we do and are committed to empowering students to become:

• aspirational
• confident in learning
• adaptable
• creative
• responsible

Our school emphasises the importance of core skills and the importance of the fundamental skills involved, particularly in English and maths, and in all other curriculum areas. Our rich curriculum enables each student to make progress on a pathway which is right for them. This means that the school offers both academic and vocational qualifications so that each individual is fully prepared to maintain strong habits of learning throughout their lives and to be fully prepared to participate in society as lifelong learners.

Thamesview School cares for its students so that everyone feels safe and is able to learn. Our ethos of care and respect permeates through every aspect of school life. Students are encouraged to act with integrity and honesty in every aspect of their lives and to ensure that they leave school with a tenacity to succeed and willingness to make positive contributions to our society.

Arranging a visit to Thamesview School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email k.mcgowan@thamesview.kent.sch.uk.

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