Job description

Required: 1st September 2023

We are looking for a full-time Senior Biology Technician to lead the support staff in a highly successful Biology Department at this leading London day school.

Ideal candidate

Applications are being invited for a permanent, full-time Senior Biology Technician. The main functions will be to supervise the work of our Second Technician and to support our team of Biology Teachers in the preparation of practicals and the maintenance of departmental equipment and resources to support the teaching of pupils from Year 7 through to Sixth Form.

The ideal candidate will have a relevant Science or specific Biology qualification, strengths in the use of data logging equipment and experience of working in a laboratory. The candidate will also have experience in the educational field, excellent interpersonal skills and an independent approach to tasks, as well as being comfortable working closely with young people.

UCS enjoys a distinctive ethos and an enviable reputation for teaching and learning, as well as for pastoral work, music, drama and other co-curricular activities. The school encourages genuine intellectual curiosity and fosters a real sense of communal endeavour.

Please refer to the job description on this page (see ‘Candidate Brief’ under ‘Apply now’) for more information.

Please complete the application form available on this page (‘Support Staff Application Form 2022–23’) and send it to [email protected].

In addition to completing the form, applicants should provide a full curriculum vitae and a supporting letter as soon as possible. The official closing date for this appointment is Monday 24th July 2023; however, applications will be considered on receipt. We reserve the right to interview and appoint at any stage during this process.

UCS is fully committed to the safeguarding of children. All applicants for this post must be prepared to undergo child protection screening.

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