Kirklees College

Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Advisor - Multiple

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£18,955.94 - £19,102.92 per annum
17 Nov 2023
03 Dec 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

At Kirklees College we are always looking for new talent, and welcome applications from all sectors.

Whether in a teaching & learning role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you’ll be involved in nurturing and developing the future workforce.

We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of LRC Advisor you’ll be based at Huddersfield and Dewsbury, and your focus will be on supporting the development and delivery of our services to enhance the student experience across all our sites.

Your key responsibilities as an active member of the LRC team will be delivering excellent customer service and front-line support to students, staff and stakeholders in accessing a variety of resources in numerous formats to assist them in their work, and also provide support to academic staff in order to develop resources for teaching and learning. You will also be focused on maintaining an appropriate learning environment that supports study, promoting the importance of research, literacy, digital literacy and, mental health and well-being.

Ideally, you’ll have experience in a customer service, library, I.T. or educational setting (or be able to prove equivalent skills) and demonstrate the ability to react positively to change in this quickly developing sector. It is important that LRC Advisors are able to communicate and engage effectively with learners with wide ranging needs and potential barriers to learning. You will be expected to formulate effective partnerships with College tutors, other support providers/teams, feeder schools and external agencies, and demonstrate our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role.

Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel.

We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

Hours / Weeks: 37 hours / 36 weeks (term time only)

Term time only staff who start mid year will have their initial salary payments calculated based on actual weeks worked and the number of pay dates between the beginning of employment and the end of the academic year.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Please remember to remove all personal details (name, date of birth) from your CV and cover letter

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact
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As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Please note that any job offer is subject to pre-employment checks including a DBS check, online searches and references from former employers, in line with guidance from Department for Education.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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