Library Assistant Part Time – to start ASAP
Monday – Friday 12.00 pm – 5.00 pm – 25 hours per week (TTO + INSET: 39 weeks)
Salary SC3 (£26,193 - £26,625 per annum) pro-rata
actual salary: £16,163 pa (pay award pending)
Sydenham School is seeking an enthusiastic and effective Library Assistant to assist in the day-to-day running of our busy school library. We wish to recruit an individual who has experience of providing learning resources within an educational setting and who possesses excellent IT skills.
The role demands a high level of organisational planning and the capacity to provide a first class service that meets the needs of both students and the curriculum. There will be a strong focus on actively promoting the enjoyment of reading and student engagement with books and literature.
The successful candidate will demonstrate:
· Experience of working in a library in a school or educational environment
· Excellent written and oral communications skills
· Excellent ‘can do’ attitude and a flexible approach.
We believe that all of our students are capable of performing highly. Sydenham School can offer you a professional challenge and a rewarding opportunity, working with a collaborative Leadership Team that is passionate about the achievement and progress of every student in all areas.
If you are interested in an opportunity to build on established success an application pack can be downloaded from our website at:
Alternatively further details can be obtained from our HR Department: 0208 699 6731 ext 476
The closing date for applications is 10.00 am on Thursday 21^st September 2023
Interviews will take place on Monday 25^th September 2023
The school is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and diversity. We have a clear commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding is the ‘golden thread’ that runs through the school. The successful applicant will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure for the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as the Criminals Records Bureau).
Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment i.e. National Insurance Number, Work Permits or Indefinite Leave to Remain. If the applicant has lived/worked overseas for 12 months or more since the age of 18, they will also be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct from the country(ies) they lived/worked in at their own expense and provide these for our records.