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  • Location:

    East London

  • Sector:

    Knowledge & Information Management

  • Job ref:

    DR - 26571

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £36,569.20 Pro Rata

  • Contact:

    Daniel Rose

  • Contact email:

  • Posted:


  • Duration:


  • Startdate:



East London

£36,569.20 pro rata

Term Time + 4 weeks = 43 weeks

40 hours per week

ASAP Start



Sue Hill Recruitment are delighted to be recruiting for a Librarian for our education provider client in East London.


Main purpose of the job


The Librarian will work closely with the Head Librarian to facilitate the Library and Information services provided to approximately 1450 students and 300 teaching and support staff.


An Enhanced DBS is required for this position which the client will request during the offer stage


Duties and responsibilities


·        Supervise pupils and positively manage behaviour in accordance with Library guidelines

·        Create and maintain a welcoming and purposeful environment where pupils can work, learn and participate in any school related initiatives

·        Provide information retrieval and guidance support to pupils and staff

·        Develop the library’s contribution to literacy and information skills

·        Work with teaching staff to integrate library services and resources into the school curriculum

·        Use the Library Management System (Oliver) to issue and discharge books and equipment, add records, catalogue new items, perform collection management and generate reports

·        Select, acquire, organise and maintain library resources within budget

·        Organise and promote activities and events that stimulate innovation and learning that will inspire pupils through a range of media and technologies

·        Provide technical support for printing, copying and scanning when using library digital equipment



Person Specification


·        A relevant honours degree within Library and Information Management or extensive Library experience from within an academic environment

·        Working knowledge of forward looking Education Information Systems

·        Experience of working with young people and meeting their educational needs

·        Previous experience or working within a school library advantageous

·        Experience of using Library Management Systems

·        Experience of online searching for information retrieval

·        Ability to communicate effectively with all members of the school community

·        Strong IT skills

·        Ability to work well as part of a team and to build trust in those requiring assistance

·        Confident in instructing groups of pupils in the use of library resources

·        Effective time management skills