29 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 May 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    30 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,298.00 Annually (Actual) Outer London weighting. Membership of Local Government Pension Scheme.

Biology Technician job summary

One of the country’s leading academic schools, Queen Elizabeth’s Barnet blends a distinctive heritage and proud traditions with an innovative, forward-looking approach to providing a state education like no other to 1300 boys aged 11-18.

Due to the retirement of the current post holder – after 17 years of excellent service to the School - we are looking to recruit a Biology Technician to join our highly successful and supportive science faculty. The appointed person will ensure that all biology experiments are properly prepared and that materials are maintained to support teaching and learning of the highest order.

Ideal candidates will:

  • have an appropriate scientific background
  • have laboratory experience
  • be very organised and have strong administration skills
  • be able to working independently using their initiative
  • be able to form good working relationships with other members of staff
  • be fully supportive of the School’s high expectations and culture of achievement

Previous school experience may be an advantage but is not essential.

Hours: 36 hours per week, term-time only.

Actual salary: £24,298 per annum (plus benefits including membership of Local Government Pension Scheme).

Closing date: 9am on Monday 13 May 2024. Applications will be assessed as they are received and interviews may occur at any stage during the recruitment process.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Queen Elizabeth’s is a dynamic school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and from those with disabilities.

Queen Elizabeth’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Queen Elizabeth's School, Barnet

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1297 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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