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  • Start date details

    September 2024, Autumn Term

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Term time only, 36 hours per week 08.00 to 4.30

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Circa £26,000 per annum depending on qualifications and skills.

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Library plays an important role in encouraging the strong reading culture of the school, by providing a wide range of resources and activities for both students and staff. The Assistant Librarian's duties include issuing and returning of library books, aiding students in the use of the library resources and processing new stock. The successful applicant will be customer-focused, interested in libraries and the education of young people, and competent in IT systems.

Individual Responsibilities include:

  • Deputising for the Librarian when necessary
  • Staffing the Upper School Library on a rota basis
  • Processing new stock, and carrying out basic repairs
  • Maintaining the Library blog under direction of the Librarian
  • Checking deliveries and keeping stock record up to date

The Assistant Librarian will work with the Librarian to:

  • Provide excellent frontline service through staffing the desk and answering queries from students and staff
  • Promote awareness and use of physical and online resources
  • Maintain stock relevance through regular weeding and stocktaking
  • Provide displays, competitions, and book lists
  • Manage the Pupil Librarian scheme
  • Foster a quiet atmosphere for study
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the school in Library events and projects

Other duties as directed by the Librarian to ensure the efficient and effective running of the school library

What the school offers its staff

The Grey Coat Hospital, founded in 1698, is a Church of England school for girls aged eleven to eighteen with a mixed Sixth Form. The historic foundation of the school and its current ethos are rooted in a confident and generous Christian faith and practice, which welcomes students and staff of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Opportunities will be given for further training and responsibilities within the Library, including special projects and student clubs



Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Grey Coat Hospital

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1131 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Grey Coat Hospital, founded in 1698, is a Church of England comprehensive school for girls aged eleven to eighteen with a mixed Sixth Form. The historic foundation of the school and its current ethos are rooted in a confident and generous Christian faith and practice, which welcomes students and staff of all backgrounds and beliefs. The school is situated in the heart of central London close to excellent transport links.

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