School Librarian (Term Time + 7 Weeks)

Date Posted: Wednesday 03 May 2023

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Closing date for application: 29/05/2023

We are seeking to appoint a qualified full-time Librarian to work in the prestigious Chatfeild-Roberts Library at Cheltenham College from September 2023.

The post holder will be expected to work full-time hours during College’s term time, plus an additional 7 weeks per year (during the College’s school holidays) as follows: a week of the Autumn half-term break, a week of the December holiday, 2 weeks in the Easter holiday, the Summer half-term break and at least two weeks in the Summer holiday.

Supported by 3 part-time Library Assistants, the Librarian’s responsibilities include: ensuring the Library provides a highly effective working environment for pupils and staff, developing professional links with relevant bodies, monitoring and improving the range of research and reading resources, ensuring all fiction/academic stocks are kept up to date, acquiring and cataloguing all books and other printed materials in the main Library and holding records of stock in departmental libraries. A full and comprehensive list of duties can be found in the job description below.

Hours of work will be 8am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. College has its own competitive salary scale.

Applicants should hold a suitable qualification/accreditation in Librarianship.


How to apply

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

Closing date for applications is Sunday, 4 June with interview 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.