Biology Technician, Hereford

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Hereford Cathedral SchoolHereford

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Points 12-16 (£18,732-£20,823) This equates to £14,365 for the work pattern detailed below. 35 hours per week - 8.30am to 4.00pm (including unpaid lunch break) Term time (36 weeks per year)
Contract term: Permanent

Hereford Cathedral School seeks to appoint a Science Technician (Biology). We are looking for a skilled technician to assist the Head of Biology and teachers in the organisation, preparation and maintenance of resources and equipment for the science department.

The Biology Department teaches approximately a third of all Sixth Form students at AS Level and A Level. Invariably our GCSE results are excellent, with approximately 90% of all candidates achieving A*/A grades in the last five years.

Our three Science technicians:

• Provide all the required technical support to enable to Biology laboratories to function effectively whilst adhering to correct procedure and Health and Safety (H&S) guidelines.

• Supervise stock control, order of materials and oversee the department materials and budget in consultation with Head of Biology.

We are looking for someone with good knowledge of the subject and the ability to form excellent working relationships. A willingness to support and ability to remain calm under pressure are essential criteria for this post. 

Application forms can be downloaded from our website and sent with a covering letter to Mrs Cath Knowles , HR Office, Hereford Cathedral School, Old Deanery, The Cathedral Close, Hereford HR1 2NG or email to

The closing date for applications is as soon as possible, no later than 0900 Monday 25th March 2019.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to DBS clearance, satisfactory employment references and pre-employment checks.  

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More about Hereford Cathedral School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 10 - 19 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Old Deanery, Cathedral Close, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 2NG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1432 363 522
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Since the advent of co-education in the early 1970s, Hereford Cathedral School has grown into a day school of around 505 boys and girls, aged from 11 to 18. This number includes a Sixth Form of 154 housed in a dedicated sixth form centre. The School ...