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Library Assistant

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Knowledge & information management

  • Job ref:

    DR - 25858

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £12.50 - 12.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    Daniel.rose@suehill.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 7378 5459

  • Posted:

    28/08/19

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Startdate:

    2019-09-03

Library Assistant

East London

£12.50 per hour

35 hours per week

ASAP start until 14th December 2019

ENHANCED DBS REQUIRED

About the company

We are actively recruiting for our education client in East London, who is seeking a Library Assistant  to join their team until the Christmas holiday period. This is a full-time position, Monday to Friday from 8am – 4pm.

Lunch is provided during this assignment

No cover required during half term (21st October – 1st November)

What you will be doing

  • Supervise pupils between the ages of 11 and 18, enforcing the school and library codes of conduct and dealing with misbehaviour or overcrowding when necessary
  • Operate the circulation systems to issue/discharge books and laptops (Oliver LMS)
  • Maintain the library as a tidy, safe, attractive and welcoming environment, shelving stock on a daily basis and ensuring resources are shelved correctly
  • Assist pupil and staff with basic IT tasks
  • Process new stock to include labelling, stamping and covering items
  • Monitor the condition of circulating stock, referring items to the librarian for deletion and/or replacement
  • Support the library staff (two librarians and a part-time library assistant) with reading groups, class visits and author events as and when these occur

Why you’ll be hired

  • Previous experience or working within an educational environment
  • Previous experience of working in a library
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues at all levels
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Readiness to acquire new skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise own work and work with others
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team and able to work towards common goals
  • Methodical and accurate approach to work
  • Commitment to equal opportunity and the ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds
  • ENHANCED DBS ESSENTIAL

Why you should apply

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Library Assistant to work with a strong Library team

If you are interested in learning more information about the role.  

Please get in touch on 020 7378 5459 or daniel.rose@suehill.com