Science Technician (Biology Specialism), Wimbledon

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Wimbledon High SchoolWimbledon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: FTE Salary Band £21,876 - £28,371 per annum (pro-rated to £18,332 - £23,775 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent

Opportunity for an experienced laboratory technician with a detailed knowledge of Science and Biology to play a key role delivering this exciting and intellectually challenging subject at one of this country’s leading girls’ schools.

The school is committed to science as part of STEM delivering an exciting science curriculum to our girls, which includes practical lessons. With a large and growing number of girls choosing STEM subjects, we are looking to appoint a qualified Science Technician, whose principle role will be to support the safe delivery of experiments and practical activities within science lessons in order to optimise teaching and learning. 

The successful candidate will mainly provide support for the Biology department but will also assist with the other Science departments and co-curricular activity as required.

If you are well organised, able to approach work methodically and prioritise and meet deadlines and have some laboratory experience in either an academic or industrial setting we would be delighted to hear from you.

About the School:

One of London’s top day schools, Wimbledon High School is a highly academic school for girls aged 4 to 18, located in the heart of Wimbledon, less than 20 minutes from central London. 

As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

· Competitive salaries and pay progression

· Access to extensive professional development opportunities

· Training grants for qualifications

· Generous pension schemes

· Free life assurance benefit

· A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

· Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans

· A Cycle to Work scheme

· Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and an application form please click the apply button. 

The closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 28 November 2018. 

Interviews will take place on Thursday 6 December 2018.

Wimbledon High 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.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Mansel Road, London, SW19 4AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8971 0900
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Wimbledon High School GDST is a popular and academically very successful school.

We are a centre of excellence, demonstrating thought leadership and taking a lead in girls’ education. Our innovative pastoral programme, GROW, is at the core ...