Biology Technician

Verulam SchoolHertfordshire

Headteacher:  P A Ramsey

School Roll:  1064 with 199 in the Sixth Form


Biology Technician

H3(5) £19,938 (approximately £12,978 prorated)

29 hours per week over 5 days per week, 38 weeks per year (term time only)

Position available to start immediately


We are seeking an enthusiastic and excellent Biology Technician join our Science Faculty.  At A level the faculty has over 75 students studying the sciences, with many studying two or more. At GCSE the top 2-3 sets study the AQA Separate Science Course and the rest follow the AQA Combined Science Course.  The department has eight dedicated labs including a newly renovated STEM lab. 

Verulam School is a high achieving boys’ school with a mixed Sixth Form, which forms part of the highly successful BeauSandVer consortium.  As a school, our core values of “Excellence, Character, Respect” permeate all that we do.  We are located in St Albans, a beautiful Cathedral city with a lively cultural life surrounded by countryside but still only 20 minutes from London by train and with easy access to motorways and airports.  

The school has good GCSE and A Level results and achieved an above average Progress 8 score of +0.22.  It was judged to be a Good school in all categories by Ofsted in October 2018.

Verulam School is a member of the Alban Academies Trust, together with Sandringham, Ridgeway, Wheatfields Junior and Wheatfields Infants’ and Nursery schools. We work together within the Trust to share best practice, deliver joint training, promote the highest of expectations and raise achievement for all students. The Trust’s motto is ‘Educational Excellence for All.’ The Trust offers significant opportunities for career development of staff at all levels of the organisation. 

Verulam School is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and the creation of an inclusive environment for all employees. Employment selections are made according to suitability for the post, irrespective of background or protected characteristic. Verulam 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.

If you wish to have a tour or discussion, please contact Kelly Bonass, Head’s PA, on or 01727 754102 for further details of the post.

Closing date:   19th May 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 24th May 2021

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