Archivist, Richmond upon Thames

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St Paul's SchoolRichmond upon Thames

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

St Paul’s is a selective Independent Day School for boys aged 13-18, occupying a superb 45-acre site on the south bank of the Thames, west of Hammersmith Bridge. St Paul’s School excels academically at both A level and GCSE, with some of the highest national scores, but it is the work beyond the curriculum that excites both students and teachers alike.


Commencing ASAP

Fixed term contract for 2 years

The school’s archive collection is comprehensive and covers the whole history of the school from its foundation in 1509 to the present day, comprising reports on the running and achievements of the school as well as a wealth of information on and artefacts from Paulines and their teachers. 

We have identified the need to do a thorough review and assessment of the archive collection with a view to professionalising this area of work in our historic school.

We are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic and able person with significant archive experience to work, ‘from the ground up’  on our archive policy, on accession and on access, to put in place a structure and system fit for the twenty-first century. 

Salary: c £29,000 per annum

This is a full time post.

Further details and an application form can be obtained from the School’s website:  via the ‘Vacancies’ link, or by email on  

The closing date for all applications is 12.00pm Friday 18 January 2019.

Interviews will take place in the week commencing 28 January 2019.

St Paul’s School and St Paul’s Juniors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employer and the Disclosure and Barring Service. St Paul’s School and St Paul’s Juniors are an equal opportunities employer.

St Paul’s School, Lonsdale Road, London SW13 9JT

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More about St Paul's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: Lonsdale Road, Barnes, London, SW13 9JT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8748 9162
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St Paul’s School was founded in 1509 and currently occupies a large site in Barnes, south-west London. A selective independent school, it provides an education for boys aged 7-18 and has boarding facilities for a small number of its students.