Biology Technician

Starting in January 2019.
RG3, Point 15–18 of the Local Government Pay pro-rata.
Actual scale, £6,132–£6,439 pa (£17,972–£18,870 pa, FTE)
The salary range can be negotiated depending on experience.
Part-time Term-time only (15 hours per week over two days Thursday and Friday
or three days to include Thursday and Friday).
Start and end times can be flexible/negotiable up to a maximum of 15 hours per week.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, suitably qualified Biology Technician to provide effective support to a thriving curriculum team delivering biology. Biology is taught separately from entry in Year 7 and is compulsory to Year 11. It is a highly popular A Level subject in the Sixth Form with four sets in both Year 12 and Year 13. Students are extremely motivated with a significant proportion moving on to study at top universities.

This critical role will involve supporting Biology Teachers in delivering experimental lessons and general biology administration.

Good communication and organisational skills together with a genuine interest in science and experience using information technology is required. School laboratory experience would be beneficial, and training will be provided as required.

For further details of the post and an application form, please download the details from our website: or contact the Head’s PA at

Please apply as soon as possible. Applications will be considered as they are received. 

Reading School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.

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