Learning Resource Centre Assistant

Category: Support

Closing Date: Monday 26 June 2023 09:00

Salary: Grade 3 - £17,665.93 - £21,611.24 per annum (£20,584.00 - £25,181.00 per annum FTE)

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire  

Working Pattern: Monday-Friday, 37 hours per week, Term-time only (part-time will be considered)

Start date: 29 August 2023

The Prospect Trust is a leading Multi-Academy Trust in the South of England, with an aim of providing outstanding education for all learners within a family of local academies. There are currently three academies within the Trust: The Sixth Form College Farnborough, Tomlinscote School and Frimley Church of England Junior School.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the LRC Team within an outstanding Sixth Form College. We are seeking a proactive individual to provide an excellent level of support to both staff and students in the College.

Key strengths of The Sixth Form College are:

  • ‘Outstanding’ rating from Ofsted 
  • Achievement of high grades with excellent value added;
  • Outstanding teaching by a team of experienced and motivated staff;
  • Exceptional levels of support for students both inside and outside of lessons;
  • Innovative use of IT to promote learning embedded as a regular part of normal teaching.

The Role

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated person to provide a helpful and efficient Learning Resource Centre service which assists staff and students across a range of College programs.

You will be working as part of a team, to participate actively in the day-to-day development and delivery of a responsive, customer-focused service for a number of initiatives.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:-

  • A good knowledge of general productivity applications such as Microsoft applications and Google Suite;
  • Excellent customer service, customer care and interpersonal skills;
  • A positive commitment and enthusiasm for working with 16-18 year old students;
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate to both students and staff.

If you believe you have the required skills and you want to work in a sector and team where you can truly make a difference to the lives of young people, this is the right role for you.

Contract: Permanent Contract

Hours: 37 hours per week, Term-time only (part-time will be considered) 

Monday - Thursday 09:30 - 17:30

Friday 10:00 - 17:30

If you would like to have a further discussion before applying for this role please contact the HR team on team_HR@prospecttrust.org.uk 

Please complete the attached application form and equality monitoring form and email all completed applications to recruitment@prospecttrust.org.uk.

Early applications are encouraged, as the Trust may at its discretion elect to both interview and select candidates before the advertised closing date.

The Prospect Trust takes the control and processing of employee data very seriously and is committed to acting in line with the UK General Data Protection Regulation; please read the attached applicant privacy notice which explains how your data is processed.

Prior to the interview, an online search will be conducted by HR, to identify any past or current incidents or issues that might affect your suitability to work with children and undertake this role.  Please note this online search will be carried out only on publicly available information and be limited to issues relating to your suitability to work with children and/or in an educational environment. Issues that arise will not automatically be a bar to your employment at the Trust but may be discussed with you at interview. This is in line with statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants, however all disabled applicants who meet our minimum criteria will be invited for an interview. 


The Prospect Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people within our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The job description fully sets out the safeguarding responsibilities of the post. Any future offer of employment remains subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance, a health check and references.