The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) is looking for a Librarian

Do you want to be part of an outstanding and unique organisation which is passionate about children’s literacy and which has a library at its heart? CLPE are looking for a Librarian with successful experience in managing and maintaining a library.

CLPE is renowned for the quality and impact of its work and research in the area of primary literacy and children’s literature. The Centre is in Central London and the building has, at its centre, a wonderful reference library of 23,000 children’s books.

Do you have a passion for children’s literature? Can you provide the charity with children’s literature expertise and maintain, manage, develop and promote our library, supporting our whole team to deliver our exciting and quality programme of training, resources and research?  If you think this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

If you think you have the skills and experience to work with us in this key role please send your CV and a short covering letter (one side of A4 maximum) telling us how you meet the person specification to [email protected] .

This is a full time role. 37.5 hours per week and will be a six-month contract in the first instance.

Closing date: 9th April 2021.    

Interviews: week commencing 19th April 2021

Start date:  May 2021 or as soon as possible.


If you would like further information about the role or the centre please contact [email protected]  


CLPE, Webber Street, London SE1 8QW      

Tel: 020 7401 3382/3


CLPE is a registered charity: 1092698