Assistant Librarian

Closing date for application: 06/06/2022 9:00am

Vacancy Type: Part-Time


Actual Salary circa:  £10,377 pa

Do you want to be part of a unique educational establishment? Christ’s Hospital has pioneered social mobility and challenged social inequality to provide an unrivalled start in life for disadvantaged children for nearly five centuries.

Christ’s Hospital Library seeks to support the mission of the school through access to transformational resources for its pupils, and we are currently looking for a part-time Assistant Librarian with effect from September 2022. Located on the top floor of the new, purpose-built Language and Resource Centre (LARC), this modern and well-resourced facility houses the school’s main lending collection of printed resources, supporting both curricular subjects and extra-curricular interests.

Current hours of work are 24 hours per week worked over three days and term time only.

Applicants should evidence in their personal statement how they how they meet the requirements of the role and person specification. The successful applicant will be suitably qualified and capable, with an enthusiasm for providing first-class service and building a supportive and encouraging culture in the Library.

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils.  Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Applications should be received by 9am on Monday 6 June 2022.  Interviews will be held shortly afterwards, and early applications are advised as we reserve the right to close as soon as suitable applications are received. 

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on


Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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