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Library Assistant

Library Assistant

Part Time | Permanent Post | Term Time Only 

Application deadline: Friday 12 January 2024 | Salary £12.00 per hour 

We are seeking a Library Assistant to provide excellent customer service to our library users.

You will deal with all enquiries, use the Library Management System to issue, reserve and return resources, problem solve any PC or Printer issues for users, and ensure the library is a well presented and welcoming environment for our pupils. We are looking for somebody who enjoys working with young people and will be able to supervise and encourage respectful behaviour in the Library.

The working pattern for this position will be:

  • Wednesdays and Fridays 16.00 – 21.00 (including 45-minute unpaid break, complimentary freshly cooked hot meal provided)
  • Alternate Saturdays 08.25 – 12.25
  • Term time only (excluding Fridays or Saturdays when the School closes for half term, end of term or leave weekends (please see for term dates))

This role would ideally suit somebody with previous library experience or significant experience as a library user themselves – perhaps as a Postgraduate student or Researcher.

For a full description of the role please see the Role Profile and Person Specification.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Before appointment to any role in the school, checks including an Enhanced DBS Check and workplace references will be undertaken in accordance with current statutory guidance.  Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK is required. A six-month probationary period will also apply.

The Foundation is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that promotes and values diversity and celebrates the diverse voice of our community.

For further details or an informal chat, please call 01223 508955 or email [email protected].

Applications should be submitted to the Recruitment team, The Leys School, Cambridge CB2 7AD by 09.00 am on Friday 12 January 2024.