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Application Deadline: Monday, 20th May 2024

Interview Date: TBC- Interviews may be held before closing date

About us

Cornwallis Academy is a ‘Good’ school on the outskirts of Loose, Maidstone with over 1300 students on roll aged 11 to 18. Cornwallis’ aim is to provide all students with the best educational provision.

It is a fully inclusive school, enabling all students to be the best they can be by having ‘ambitions for all’. Believing all students should be given every opportunity to achieve not only academically but also personally.

In line with the Cornwallis ‘SMILE’ ethos, the aim is to motivate, inspire, excite and engage all students so that they can be successful in their learning. Placing students’ wellbeing at the heart of everything. A strong community ethos permeates, throughout the school, focusing on learning and progress as well as the whole child.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the heart of who we are and what we do. At Future Schools Trust we are... committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace where every individual's unique talents and perspectives are valued and can thrive. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you require.
What's in it for you?
• A vibrant and exciting place to work
• A friendly and supportive environment
• An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and nationally accredited qualifications
• The support of a Trust that currently encompasses two Secondary Schools and one Primary School. Alongside Tiger Cubs, our term time only Day Nursery, for children aged 3 months to 4 years, with great benefits to education staff.
• A well-resourced department with schemes of work and resources available.
• An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme

An exciting opportunity has arisen to run the library at CornwallisAcademy. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management anddevelopment of this essential and popular school resource, for fostering a loveof reading and literature throughout the school, for the supervision ofstudents in the library and for supporting academic staff to facilitatestudents’ independent study, research and reading for pleasure. You will workclosely with the Director of English to ensure that the space continues toflourish and becomes an embedded and integral part to the day-to- day lives ofour students.

We are seeking a candidate that can work between the hours of 8.30am and2pm Monday-Friday and on a term time only basis (38 weeks per year).

Basic duties will include:
• Monitoring/organising/communicating toparents/staff about overdue books
• Supporting students when choosing books
• Monitoring students during free/study time
• General upkeep of the area
• Leading on library/reading initiatives
• Facilitating reading and 1-2-1 interventionsas directed

Applications will be considered as they are received and therefore this post may be fulfilled before the closing date. Early applications are encouraged.

How to Apply:

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including neurodivergent individuals. If you are excited about this opportunity and believe you are a great fit for our team, please complete our School Application Form, we are unable to accept CVs. If you would like to take a look around our fantastic facilities and meet the staff that you could be working alongside, please email View email address on click.appcast.io to arrange a visit.

Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will have to meet the person specification and will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.
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