Graduate Trainee Library Assistant, Hammersmith and Fulham

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Latymer Upper SchoolHammersmith and Fulham

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2020 - Fixed Term to 8 July 2021
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,500 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

Term Time Only (36 weeks per year)

Fixed Term: 1 September 2020 to 8 July 2021

We have a great opportunity for a trainee library assistant to join our experienced library team.  

We are a leading independent day school in Hammersmith 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 2020 and finishing on 8 July 2021. 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 a course seeking to specialise in school librarianship.

The graduate trainee 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 planning creative, thematic 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. 

For further information about Latymer Upper School, visit our website  

To apply and access further information about the role and employee benefits, please click here   

Closing date: Monday 17th February 2020 at 10am

Interviews: w/c 2nd March

We will review applications as they are submitted, therefore suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date. We reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made, therefore early applications are encouraged.

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 two satisfactory references.

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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8629 2024
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