Assistant Librarian, Kingston upon Thames

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Kingston Grammar SchoolKingston upon Thames

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 full time equivalent pro-rated for the number of weeks worked plus pro-rated holiday, generous benefits and pension contributions
Contract term: Permanent

Conveniently located in the heart of Kingston upon Thames with easy access to central London by rail and road.

Kingston Grammar School is seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Assistant Librarian to work alongside and assist the School Librarian with the day-to-day running of the School libraries and the IT facilities within them. We are very proud that our School Librarian has been shortlisted for the School Librarian of Year award 2019. 

Your main duties will include issuing, returning and renewing books on the computerised Library Management System and helping with basic enquiries from staff and pupils. 

The Assistant Librarian will also have the development opportunity to cover for the Librarian one day a week with sole responsibility for managing the Library.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a similar role in a secondary school and be confident working independently with both staff and pupils in an extremely well-resourced and busy library. You will also be a confident user of Microsoft Word, the Internet and using a Library Management System. 

Hours of work: 33 hours per week, term time only. Monday to Thursday 9.00am – 3.00pm; Friday 7.45am – 4.45pm.

Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 full time equivalent pro-rated for the number of weeks worked plus pro-rated holiday, generous benefits and pension contributions

A job description, full person specification and application form can be downloaded via the Vacancies section on our website at or by e-mailing the Human Resources Department

Closing date: 4pm on Monday, 24th June 2019. 

Kingston Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects 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 employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).Registered Charity No. 1078461

More about Kingston Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 70 London Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 6PY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8546 5875
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