Physics Technician, Reading

Closing date:Expiring soon

Leighton Park SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Physics Technician

From September 2019,

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

Leighton Park School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, suitably qualified Physics Technician to provide effective support to a thriving Physics department.  Students at Leighton Park are extremely motivated with a significant proportion moving on to study Physics and Engineering at top universities. You will be working with a team of dedicated professionals and supporting them in the delivery of experimental lessons and general Physics 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.

To apply, please complete an application form which can be found on our website and email it to  If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.  Please apply as soon as possible, applications will be considered as they are received

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.

Please note that we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  

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...