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Part Time Librarian - 7 Months

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Part Time Librarian - 7 Months

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Knowledge & information management

  • Job ref:

    DR - 25965

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25,611.25 - 28,974.75 per year

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 7378 5459

  • Posted:


  • Duration:

    7 months

  • Startdate:

    2020-01-06 00:00:00

Part Time Librarian – 7 Month Contract – 20 hours per week

North West London

£28,974.75 pro rata

3 days a week (Flexible)

January 2020 start

About the company

Our client is a top independent day school for students aged 4-18. They are seeking a Part Time Librarian on a 7-month contract, working 20 hours a week across 3 days. Reporting directly to the Head Librarian, you will an integral member of the team, working across a varied workload.

What you’ll be doing

Working within a team consisting of 2 other professionals and 2 administrative staff, a part time Archivist and volunteers, there is considerable potential for the individual to use his/her own initiative, interests and skills.

Key tasks:

  • Encouraging scholarship and independent learning by providing access to academic resources
  • Developing literacy and research skills in pupils, including the teaching of study skills
  • Encouraging a passion for reading
  • Assisting in the smooth day to day running of the library, including the circulation of stock and the organisation of materials
  • Ensuring the smooth running and maintenance of the LMS (Heritage Cirqa)
  • Procuring and promoting digital resources
  • Liaising with selected subject departments
  • Assisting with the maintenance and use of the Archive, including cataloguing materials and answering enquiries
  • Training in archive skills will be given where necessary

Why you’ll be hired

To be considered for this role you will require:

  • Relevant professional or postgraduate qualification
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Experience of working within a school library highly advantageous
  • Proactive approach to work with a keen interest in inspiring and motivating young people
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organised with strong attention to detail
  • Flexible and approachable  

Why you should apply

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced librarian to join a fantastic school

If you are interested in learning more: Please get in touch on 020 7378 5468 or  020 7378 5459 on  or Daniel.