Biology Technician, Reading

Closing date:

Leighton Park SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: June 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary is competitive, but will depend on your skills and experience.
Contract term: Permanent

HMC Co-educational boarding and day school for students aged 11-18.

Biology Technician - from June 2020

36 ¼ hours per week, term time only, attendance at INSET is also required.

Leighton Park School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, suitably qualified Biology Technician to provide effective support to a thriving Biology department.  Students at Leighton Park are extremely motivated with a significant proportion moving on to study Biology, Medicine or Biological Sciences at top universities. You will be working with a team of dedicated professionals and supporting them in the delivery of experimental lessons and general Biology administration. Your communication and organisational skills together with a genuine interest in Science and experience using Information Technology will be critical to the success of this role. School laboratory experience would be beneficial, and training will be provided as required.

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere that creates achievement with values, character and community.  Founded on Quaker principles, we seek to inspire each student to fulfil their academic and personal potential and be reflective, purposeful adults.  We appoint candidates who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits. 

To apply, please complete the attached application form or download an application pack from our website and email it to If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 27th March 2020

Interviews will be held during: w/c 30th March 2020 

More about Leighton Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7ED, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 987 9600
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Leighton Park School is a successful, forward looking independent (HMC) day and boarding school for approximately 480 pupils aged 11-18. Set in more than 60 acres of magnificent parkland, the school has a Quaker heritage, balancing commitment to acad...