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.

Biology Technician and Outreach Coordinator 

25 hours a week (Monday to Friday), term time only plus one week in the summer holidays
Scale: Pt4
Actual Salary: £10,529 (FTE: £18,426)

Kendrick School is a very successful 11-18 girls’ grammar school in the centre of Reading and our expansion makes this an exciting time to be joining the school. This role combines working in our Science Department as a Biology Technician with coordinating our outreach programme with local primary schools and the Science Learning Partnership which the school leads in the local area.

We are looking for someone who has a good understanding and interest in Science, particularly Biology, as well as excellent administrative skills.  You must be very organised and tidy as this is essential in a laboratory, have excellent verbal and written skills and the ability to engage quickly with wide ranging IT solutions to support your work. Experience of event management and coordination would be beneficial, as well as a knowledge of marketing through social media. You must be comfortable working under pressure, be able to use your own initiative and be proactive, be confident in dealing with a diverse range of customers, and enjoy working on your own as well as within a team.

An application form and a job description can be downloaded below or obtained by contacting Ms Amanda Emberson at the school.

Closing date: Sunday 24th November 2019 


£9.74 per hour
To start as soon as possible

The role include reception duties, setting up and dismantling equipment, cleaning, and other tasks as required.

Must be prepared to work weekends from 7.30am, particularly Sundays, and the occasional week day evening from 5pm. Due to the nature of the work and hours involved, preference will be given to applicants of a minimum age of 17.

Applicants must be reliable, hard-working, be able to use their own initiative and have good communication skills.

An application form, declaration of convictions and job description can be downloaded below.

Closing date Monday 30th September 2019, however, applications will be dealt with as they are received and we reserve the right to close the application process early if a suitable applicant is appointed

Examination Invigilators

To facilitate the public examinations held at Kendrick School we require a bank of invigilators.  We are currently seeking to expand our existing team.  Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of the examination room
  • Monitoring candidates during the exam
  • Distribution and collation of examination papers and supporting material
  • Supporting students needs as required
  • Ensuring adherence to JCQ regulations
  • Ensuring the security of the examination system

Person/skills required:

  • Attention to detail
  • Calm and professional
  • Reliable
  • Ability to use the internet/communicate via email
  • Understanding of safeguarding
  • Medical background/skills advantageous

Training is provided: face-to-face and online.   Please note that this is a part-time seasonal position. 

If you are interested please complete the application form which can be found below and email to .

Please note that this is ongoing recruitment and interviews will take please periodically.