Graduate Trainee Library Assistant, London

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Latymer Upper SchoolLondon

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £24,000 per annum (approx £19,000 pro rata)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Latymer Upper School is one of the country's leading,  co-educational independent schools and TES Independent School of the Year 2018. Located in West London, we are located minutes from Ravenscourt Park.

With a large, open-plan library, our students enjoy visiting the library for independent research, class visits and reading for pleasure. 

Applications are invited for a fixed-term post starting in September 2019 and finishing on 10 July 2020. The post is intended for a graduate wishing to gain library experience before undertaking a postgraduate course in Librarianship/Information Studies or for recent graduates of such courses seeking to specialise in school librarianship.

The library assistant will assist in the day-to-day running of the library; staffing the desk (issuing, renewing and returning items on the library system), supervising students, helping with enquiries, processing stock and mounting displays.

Hours are 10am – 6.15pm Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week with a 45-minute unpaid lunch break) during term times, plus INSED days. Some flexibility is required as you will be responsible for closing the library at 6pm.

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Closing date: Monday, 25 February 2019 at 9am

Interview date: Tuesday, 5 March 2019

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and receipt of two satisfactory references.

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More about Latymer Upper School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 237 King Street, Hammersmith, London, W6 9LR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8629 2024
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