Library Assistant, Hampstead

Closing date:

King Alfred SchoolHampstead

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £10,968.12 – £12,400.46 pa, depending on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience (FTE £22,216 – £25,130 pa)
Contract term: Permanent

Part time (0.6), term time

The King Alfred School is seeking an outstanding Library Assistant to join us on part time basis (3 full days per week) from September 2018. This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled Library Assistant to work professional, friendly and supportive environment. This is a term time only role. 

Supporting the Upper School Librarian, the key responsibilities of this role include the following:

  • Providing an efficient service to students and staff.
  • Supervision of students using the library.
  • Managing the issuing and returning of the library’s stock.
  • Processing and maintaining library resources.
  • Supporting a range of library based reading activities.
  • Planning and creating displays.

The ideal candidate for this role will have excellent communication skills, excellent organisational skills, strong attention to detail and initiative. The person in this role will need to hit the ground running so previous experience working in as a Library Assistant is advantageous. 

Please see the attached job description for a detailed description of the duties involved this role, as well as a person specification of our ideal candidate. 

If you share our vision and are a reflective, hard-working, and forward-thinking professional, we would very much like to hear from you. 

To apply for this exciting opportunity please send your CV, covering letter and completed application form to Natalie Williamson, HR Officer, at

Closing date for applications: 9.00am, Monday 25 June 2018

Interviews to be held: commencing from Friday 29 June 2018

All members of the King Alfred School community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. 

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More about King Alfred School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 149 North End Road, London, NW11 7HY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8457 5200
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King Alfred School is a small, friendly, independent, co-educational child-centred school. We accept pupils from age 4 to 18; the school is strictly non-denominational embracing a wide ability range. Classes are unusually small and pastoral care is v...