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School Librarain Job, Tower Hamlets - Tower Hamlets

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School Librarian required for a secondary school in Tower Hamlets to start this term on an ongoing basis.

Job Description for School Library Assistant

Department: Library

Responsible to: School Librarian

Job Purpose: To assist the School Librarian in promoting and developing the school library in order to provide an efficient service to pupils and staff.

Main Functions:

• Managing the issuing and returning of the library stock;
• Shelving stock and keeping the library in good order;
• Withdrawing stock under the direction of the school librarian;
• Provide support for cataloguing of new material to the library collection;
• Processing new material so that it is ready for shelving;
• Managing the library management system and supporting its use by students;
• Running the overdue system;
• Help library users find material to meet their needs;
• Assisting library users to become proficient in using on line resources;
• Encourage pupils and staff in using the library through supporting a range of library based activities;
• Supervision of students using the library;
• Liaison with the Head of Sixth to monitor and record student attendance in the library for timetabled periods;
• Other duties reasonable to assist in the smooth operation of the library.

Person Specification for School Library Assistant


• A good overall standard of education
• Good ICT skills with experience of database work
• Ability to work alone or as part of a small team
• Good organisational skills
• The ability to deal confidently with queries

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Job Details

  • Tower Hamlets
  • Competitive
  • Full-time
  • Temporary or Contract
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
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Telephone Number 020 7259 8770
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