Job Description

Dulwich Prep London is seeking to appoint a Library Assistant to take an active role in promoting the school library in addition to day-to-day administration. They will work closely with the School Librarian.

The successful candidate will ensure that the library is tidy with all fiction, non fiction and reference sequences in order and that all returned books are shelved.  They will also organise and deliver library induction sessions for pupils on using library resources and provide guidance and assistance to pupils and staff on information retrieval and reading materials.

We are looking for someone who has a keen interest in the library environment and has good attention to detail. Someone who has excellent verbal, written and communication skills and knowledge of young people’s fiction and ability to match books to readers is essential. A librarianship qualification, either first degree or postgraduate is desirable.

The working hours are 8am to 4.30pm, two days a week. This role is term time, covering 36 weeks of the year.

Please read the Job Description and Application Explanatory Notes below. Completed application forms, Equal Opportunities Form, along with a cover letter explaining your suitability for this role, should be emailed to Mrs Tamsin Hutson, Human Resources Manager.

Closing Date: Friday 1 December 2023, 12pm 

Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 4 December 2023 

Start Date: January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter