Support Staff Vacancies

Kendrick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. Kendrick School is an Equal Opportunity employer. 

  • Please complete the application form which you can download below.
  • Please use the guidance notes in the application pack to help with completing the application form. 
  • CVs will not be accepted as a method of application.
  • Send the completed form to aemberson@kendrick.reading.sch.uk by the closing date.
  • Receipt of application will be acknowledged by email.
  • We will only contact you again if you are shortlisted for interview.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be sent a Disclosure of Convictions Form to complete which must be returned completed at least one day before the interview.  
  • We reserve the right to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence obligations on shortlisted candidates and candidates will be provided the opportunity to address any issues of concerns that may come up during the search at interview.

Chemistry Technician

37 hours a week
Term time only plus 37 hours work in the holidays and INSET days as required
Point 4 (Range 4-6)
Actual Salary: £18,123pa (Full Time Equivalent: £21,189pa)
For Term 5

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Chemistry Technician at this successful 11-18 girls’ grammar school in Reading to join us in Term 5. Graded ‘Outstanding’ in its recent OFSTED inspection, Kendrick School is a centre of academic excellence with a track record of high performance and achievement.

We are looking for someone who has a good understanding and interest in Science, particularly Chemistry. You must have good numeracy, literacy and ICT skills and need to well organised in your work.  You will need to be flexible in your approach and enjoy working as part of a team. 

As a valued member of staff you would be responsible for providing technical and administrative support to the Chemistry department and supporting Science and partnership outreach work. Chemistry is extremely popular, and many students take the subject at A Level. You would be joining a very experienced and enthusiastic department and students are highly motivated, creative and engaged.

Kendrick School is a welcoming, inclusive and happy community. The recent Ofsted report, November 2022 stated: “The Kendrick Pledge emphasises friendship, kindness, respect, equality, tolerance and justice, and these values underpin all that the school achieves. Pupils flourish in this exceptionally caring and inclusive learning environment. Secure, trusting relationships between staff and pupils ensure pupils feel very well supported and safe here. In turn, pupils’ excellent behaviour and impeccable manners make Kendrick a very special place to be”.

An application form and a job description can be downloaded below or obtained by contacting Mrs Amanda Emberson-Powney at the school. Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Amanda Emberson-Powney (aemberson@kendrick.reading.sch.uk) to arrange.

Application Form

Application Pack

CVs cannot be accepted as a method of application.  

Closing date:      9am Wednesday 8th February 2023

Interviews:         week commencing 20th February 2023

(we reserve the right to close the application process early if a suitable candidate becomes available)

Kendrick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. Kendrick School is an Equal Opportunity employer 

Exam Invigilators 

Casual Contract
£11.07 per hour
For December 2022

We are looking to expand our team of casual Exam Invigilators to support our friendly and supportive Exams Office with the running of all public and internal examinations throughout the academic year. We are looking for highly organised and reliable individuals who have excellent attention to detail and can remain calm under pressure at all times.

Your role would include supervising students taking public and internal examinations, preparing the exams rooms, and distributing and collecting exam papers in accordance with JCQ regulations. Previous experience of exam invigilation is desirable but full training would be given. This is a casual contract and working hours would be negotiated for each exam period. Flexibility to be able to be called in at short notice would be an advantage.

Please see our website for more information on the role and how to apply.

Closing date for applications: Friday 18th November 2022

Application Form

Application Pack

Kendrick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. Kendrick School is an Equal Opportunity employer

Casual Leisure Attendants 

Employment Type: Casual
Hours per week: varied
Hourly rate: £10.19

Kendrick School has a number of facilities to hire including a sports hall, a dance studio. Floodlit outdoor courts, a swimming pool and classrooms. Lettings take place between 5pm and 10.30pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 4pm on Saturday and Sunday (Sundays may vary).

As a Leisure Attendant your role would include:

  • Reception duties
  • Maintaining the Health and Safety of the centre at all times including carrying out cleaning duties and preparing activity areas for all planned sessions.
  • Ensuring all equipment is stored in a safe and secure way when not being used.
  • Unlocking and securing areas before and after use
  • Handling cash receipts

The successful applicants will have a friendly, approachable manner and deliver excellent customer service to our hirers. You should be proactive, reliable and trustworthy and be able to work flexibly, working independently and alone on occasions. ideally candidates have some experience however, full training will be given. Experience carrying out some cleaning duties and maintaining equipment would set you apart from other candidates. Flexible working patterns. Hours not guaranteed.

More information and an application form can be found below:

Casual Leisure Attendant Application Pack

Application Form

Please apply as soon as possible as we will consider applications as they are received.

Kendrick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. Kendrick School is an Equal Opportunity employer