Library Assistant (29 hours per week, term-time only)

Date Posted: Tuesday 02 May 2023

Vacancy Type: Part-Time

Closing date for application: 14/05/2023

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Library Assistant to work in the prestigious Chatfeild-Roberts Library at Cheltenham College, from September 2023. The Chatfeild-Roberts Library is at the heart of College life, supporting pupils both academically and pastorally.

The post holder will be required to work 29 hours per week (Monday to Friday) during College’s term time (33 weeks per year).

The team consists of a full-time College Librarian who, in turn, is supported by 3 part-time Library Assistants in ensuring the efficient organisation, management and administrator of the Library to allow for effective teaching and learning at Cheltenham College.

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as the post-holder will be the first point of contact in assisting staff and students alike in the use of the Library and all its full range of services, ensuring it is a welcoming and inclusive space for all.

Hours of work will be 29 per week, Monday to Friday, though the exact working pattern shall be agreed at interview.


How to apply

To apply, please forward a completed application form with covering letter, electronically, to:

Closing date for applications is Sunday, 14 May 2023 with interviews planned to take place in the following week.


Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from suitably qualified individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We encourage all candidates to ensure that College is aware of your particular requirements should you be invited to interview.