Library Assistant

  • Job Reference: REQ088
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2023
  • Recruiter: WM College
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  • Location: Camden, London
  • Salary: £23,437 to £25,365
  • Sector: Further Education
  • Job Type: Permanent, Part-time

Job Description

Library Assistant

17.5 Hours a week including evenings and weekends

AoC Scale Points 19-22: £23,437 to £25,365

Start date: 1st September 2023


WM College is currently looking to recruit an experienced part-time Library Assistant to join the team in our iconic, historic Library which is one of the College’s cherished gems.  This beautiful space, with vaulted ceiling and original oak panelling and shelving, provides a quiet space to read, study and be inspired. Dating back to 1904, the Library houses a wide range of resources including course books, books for pleasure, e-books, a small selection of journals, plus computer facilities.

It will undergo a complete upgrade during summer 2023. Whilst retaining all its original features, it will be updated with better layout for reading and computers, new lighting, double glazing, refurbishment of the parquet flooring and shelving, redecoration and more.

The successful candidate part of the team tasked with relaunching the Library and will be supporting the Library Manager to develop and embed new ways of working.   

We are looking for someone with experience of working in Libraries, who has a flexible attitude towards working and has learner success at the heart of what they do.

Situated in Camden, we are at the heart of one of the most culturally exciting, diverse, and dynamic London boroughs and help to transform adult lives through education.  We offer a wide curriculum from our two main sites at Crowndale Road and Kentish Town and is seeing significant growth in our community-based courses across the borough.

As an adult education college, we are open in the evenings and on Saturdays, so the successful applicant will be required to work some evenings and Saturdays. The post involves working with young people and vulnerable adults and consequently is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Closing Date: Sunday 11 June 2023

Interviews:   tbc