• Job Reference: 00000473-1
  • Date Posted: 24 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Forest School
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Schools
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


From January 2020

Part time (term-time plus four weeks)

Competitive salary, plus benefits

Forest School is seeking to hire a professionally qualified librarian with an enthusiastic, extroverted personality, who enjoys interacting with pupils in a busy environment.  The ideal applicant will have a passion for, and excellent knowledge of, children’s and young adult fiction; experience working with young people in an academic environment; and a creative approach to promoting books and reading.

The main purpose of the role is to provide professional and proactive support to all library users at Forest School. As part of the Library team, the successful applicant will be physically based in the Senior School’s ground floor Fiction Library – the first point of contact for many pupils and staff – and will play a key role in creating a welcoming, inviting, dynamic and informative environment for users.

For further details, including a full job description and person specification, and to submit an application via our website, please click the 'Apply for this job now' button.

The closing date for applications is Friday 8th November 2019 at 12pm. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held in the week commencing 11th November 2019.

Forest School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.