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. 

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Senior Technical Engineer/Technician 

Flexible hours and holidays to be negotiated with the successful applicant
between the 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday – Friday

Start Date: 1st September 2021

Actual Salary: £27,741pa-£32,234pa

Kendrick School is a successful 11-18 girls’ grammar school in the centre of Reading. As an expanding school this is an exciting time to be joining the IT team.

This is a new role in the IT department reporting directly to the Network Manager and as a team of two, you will work alongside the Network manager to provide IT Services to support On-site and Cloud infrastructure for the whole school. Key role responsibilities are to ensure the school’s information technology systems and solutions function efficiently and effectively to meet the needs of the school and its users, enabling effective teaching and learning throughout the School and to ensure the security of data and the system. 

The successful candidate would also be responsible for installation, maintenance and security of the school network, hardware and software. The applicant will have extensive knowledge and experience of developing and maintaining high quality IT networks. Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, including change project management. The candidate will preferably have experience of working in a secondary school or a further education establishment.

Applicants must have skills in Servers, Networking, Desktop deployments, Backups and Office365 as a minimum. This will be a very busy role and the successful candidate must be able to work calmly under pressure, use their own initiative and work well as part of a team. Being versatile, proactive and well organised are key skills required for this role.  

An application form and a job description can be downloaded below.

Closing date: 1st September 2021. We hold the right to close the application process early if the right applicant applies and is appointed.


2 Part-Time Roles
Applicants must be able to work flexibly Monday to Friday. 8.15am to 3.30pm
Each role is 15 hours per week term time plus 5 hours for holiday work and INSET days as required

Point 4
Actual Salary: £6,565pa (FTE £18,933pa)

Kendrick School is a high achieving selective school for girls aged 11 to 18 with students who are engaging, cooperative and eager to learn.

Food and Textiles are taught at KS3 and GCSE and are part of a broad and balanced education offered at Kendrick School.

Required for September/October 2021, two enthusiastic and creative Food and Textiles Technicians who ideally have equipment and machinery skills but full training would be given to the right applicants. Applicants must be able to work flexibly, Monday to Friday, 8.15am to 3.30pm, and the successful candidates will work with the Heads of Departments and each other to devise a timetable to cover the role across the whole week.

The successful candidates will support both staff and students in a range of activities including preparation of materials and equipment as well as demonstrations. They will be responsible for ensuring that the classrooms and equipment are kept clean and tidy and that all health and safety regulations are followed. Working hours to be discussed at interview.

Applicants must have excellent practical and organisational skills, have good IT knowledge, be a good communicator and work well alongside students and staff.

An application form and a job description can be downloaded below

Closing date: Friday 3rd September 2021

We reserve the right to close the application process early if the right applicants applies and appointed.