Library Assistant

£13 - £15 per hour

Job description

Library Assistant

Are you interested in Library Assistant roles in the East London area? Morgan Hunt are pleased to announce that we are working with a fantastic college in East London. Together we are seeking to appoint a Library Assistant - apply today!

Job Title: Library Assistant

Job Type: Temporary

Location: East London

Industry: Education

Length of contract: Temporary - ongoing

Key responsibilities

In this Library Assistant role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Library Manager by supervising the loans desk, overseeing the issue and discharge of books and other materials.
  • Ensuring a quiet, well regulated academic environment conducive to study and reading throughout the school day.
  • Organising the daily overdue book returns procedure, liaising with pupils, staff and parents.
  • Assisting the Library Manager with maintenance and development of the Library Management System.
  • Acquiring a thorough knowledge of the stock, it's control and directing staff and students to the appropriate books and resources according to their needs and purposes.
  • Perform book cataloguing, processing and repairs, efficiently and conscientiously.
  • Creating displays for book of the week and word of the week.
  • Photocopying for students. Shelving and book tidying.
  • To assist the Library Manager in the delivery of information literacy and research lessons to promote independent learning and academic honesty.
  • Responsibility for checking in and display of all serials and communication with our serials supplier
  • Helping the Library Manager with book clubs and activities.
  • There is some required reading outside working hours to support books clubs
  • Instruct and monitor Pupil Librarians supervising the Loans Desk

Skills & experience

  • Ability to undertake enquiry work and impart information clearly and concisely.
  • A satisfactory DBS disclosure at Enhanced level.
  • Experience of working as a library assistant

If you are interested in working in the Library Assistant in the East London area, please apply to this advert with a CV today and a consultant will contact you!

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Trisha Salunke
Education Recruitment Team
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