Library Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00000472-1
  • Date Posted: 23 October 2019
  • Recruiter: St Albans School
  • Location: Saint Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £10,479
  • Sector: Schools
  • Job Type: Part-time

Job Description

Full Year equivalent annual salary circa £22,697 (£10,479 per annum pro-rata for part time, term time hours) depending on experience, plus benefits including generous contributory pension scheme and life assurance.

St Albans School is a leading independent day school with an outstanding reputation for academic excellence.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Library Assistant to support our existing team. The Library assistant contributes to the overall daily maintenance and operation of the Library, at times taking sole responsibility for the operation of the Library and the provision of a quality learning environment. Other responsibilities include cataloguing of books and periodicals, maintenance of library books and issuing and return of resources.

The successful candidate will have had previous Library experience and ideally will hold a Library and Information Skills qualification. Additional requirements are proficient IT skills and experience with Library database systems and online resources.

Hours are 21 per week during term time, worked Monday to Friday, plus two weeks during School holidays. Daily starting and finishing times are Monday and Wednesday 12-6pm (with 30 minutes unpaid lunch), Tuesday and Thursday 12.15-2.45pm and Friday 10am – 4pm (with 1 hour unpaid lunch). The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must therefore be willing to undergo child protection screening and safer recruitment checks appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Application forms, accompanied by a CV if desired, with an accompanying covering letter, should be submitted online at by 8 November 2019.

Should you have any queries on the recruitment process please contact Sarah de Rossi, HR Manager, St Albans School, Abbey Gateway, St Albans, AL3 4HB or email:                     The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.