Library Evening and Weekend Supervisor – Uppingham Careers

Library Evening and Weekend Supervisor

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Job details

Contract hours: Part time
Basis: Permanent
Salary: £4,775.40 per annum
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 8 February 2024, 9:00 am


Uppingham School is seeking a proactive and resourceful Library Supervisor to join our library team on a part time basis.

Situated in the picturesque town of Uppingham in Rutland, Uppingham School is a leading co-educational boarding school accommodating over 800 pupils and employing more than 600 staff. Our Libraries are a valuable resource for students, offering a diverse collection of books and online databases to support academic studies and personal enrichment. Comprising the Main Library, the Cavell Centre Science Library, and subject-specific collections, our goal is to foster a love for reading and provide an inclusive learning environment.

Reporting to the Director of Libraries, you will manage library operations during evenings and weekends, catering to students aged 13 to 18. You will play a crucial role in library administration, supporting teaching and learning, promoting reading, and efficiently managing the library’s book-borrowing system. Flexibility, including availability during evenings and Sunday afternoons, is essential for this role.

Working in a busy environment, it is essential that the Supervisor can prioritise work and multi-task efficiently and is able to meet deadlines whilst retaining a high level of accuracy.

In return Uppingham offers a community that values people. We are warm, compassionate, and mutually supportive. This is reflected in our working environment and the benefits we are proud to offer:

  • 50% contribution to premiums for the School’s private health scheme
  • Free Westfield Healthcare
  • Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual joining fee)
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • School fee discount
  • 25% Holiday Club discount for children at local Nursery
  • Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema and restaurant discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Free annual flu jabs
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer
  • Recognised as “Investors in Diversity”

Hours available: Tuesday to Friday 7:00pm–9:00 pm and Sunday 2:00pm – 6:00 pm

Closing date: Thursday 8th February 2024.

Interviews: Tuesday 13th February 2024.

Library Evening and Weekend Supervisor – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.