Job Description

Dulwich Prep London is seeking to appoint a creative and organised individual to take an active lead in managing, developing and promoting the School library, in addition to its day to day administration.

The successful candidate will work closely with teachers from all sections of the School to ensure the library supports the delivery of the curriculum and to help pupils make effective use of the library’s resources. They will also organise school-wide reading events, run library lessons, manage the library budget and contribute to the caring, purposeful and stimulating environment of our School.

We are looking for someone with previous experience of working in a library and who can demonstrate excellent communication and proofreading skills. A proactive, customer-orientated approach is essential, as is a keen knowledge of young people’s fiction along with the ability to match books to readers. A librarianship qualification and experience of working in a school are both desirable.

Dulwich Prep London offers excellent facilities and resources for its staff and pupils, as well as supportive and energised colleagues, a commitment to professional development and staff well-being opportunities and small class sizes.

This role is to work 36 weeks per year, inclusive of all School term time weeks and INSET days.

To Apply: Please read the accompanying Job Description and Application Explanatory Notes. Completed application forms, along with a covering letter explaining your suitability for this role, should be sent to Tamsin Hutson, HR Manager, at

Closing Date for Applications: Sunday 6th June 2021

Interview Dates: w/c 14th June 2021

We reserve the right to appoint at any time during the recruitment process.

Dulwich Prep London is an Equal Opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the DBS.