JOB DESCRIPTION: Library Assistant

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Purpose of the job

To assist with the provision and maintenance of resources to staff and students in the school. To provide support to the librarian / manager as detailed below and to deputise for the manager during the school day and outside school hours.

Main duties and responsibilities

  1. To assist in the day to day running of the library
  2. To assist pupils and staff using the library
  3. To supervise pupils in their use of the library facilities
  4. Keeping the library tidy and shelving materials in correct order
  5. To assist with entering data onto the library computer system
  6. To assist with creating displays of library resources, production of library newsletters and other ways of promoting materials
  7. To undertake other similar duties commensurate with the grade.


To ensure equality of opportunity for all people in service provision and in employment, and to oppose strongly any form of discrimination.