Library Assistant (Term Time Only)

Date Posted: Friday 15 December 2023

Vacancy Type: Part-Time

Closing date for application: 07/01/2024

Interview date: 12/01/2024

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Library Assistant to work in the prestigious Chatfeild-Roberts Library at Cheltenham College. 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 28 hours and 45 minutes 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 administration of the Library, allowing 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 its full range of services, ensuring it is a welcoming and inclusive space for all.

Experience of working in a library would be highly desirable but not essential so long as applicants have a keenness to learn key computer-based systems integral to working in a library setting, and for which full training will be given.

Hours of work will be 28 hours and 45 minutes per week, from 8.15 to 14.30,  Monday to Friday. There may be scope to discuss an alternative working pattern at interview.

College has its own salary scale, but the pay is expected to be based on an hourly rate of between: £11.50 – £11.93 per hour depending on previous experience. The salary will be pro-rated to reflect the part time/ part-year nature of the role and would be in the region of £12,227.54 to £12,684.74 (based on a full time / full year range of £22,425 to £23,263.50 per annum.


How to apply

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

Closing date for applications is Sunday, 7 January 2024 with interviews planned to take place on Friday, 12 January, 2024.