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University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RJ
WQE and Regent College Group
Part Time
£20,025 to £20,843 per annum (pro rata)
25th November 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
6th December 2022 10:05 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1290538

Thank you for your interest in this post at WQE.

We believe that this is a particularly exciting time to be joining us, offering a real opportunity to make a difference in this thriving and vibrant Sixth Form College. We strive for excellence in all aspects of our work with students; their academic and wider achievements, their learning experiences, the support they receive in their academic progress, their learning environment and their wider experience of College life. The College operates across two closely located campuses, next to the University of Leicester on University Road and a smaller campus at Regent Road.

We are looking to appoint a Science Technician to support the work of our large and extremely successful Science Curriculum Area. The successful applicant will have a good educational background including GCSE (or equivalent) in Science or above, together with some experience of working in a laboratory, although not necessarily in an educational setting.



The Biology, Chemistry and Applied Science (BCAS) team currently comprises nineteen highly experienced and dedicated teaching staff and six laboratory technicians; some colleagues have responsibilities outside of the Department


Major laboratory refurbishment throughout the sciences has taken place recently. We now have an exceptional well-resourced curriculum area.

For our part we shall make every effort to support our new colleagues in making the best of the professional opportunities offered by this post.

This is a permanent, part-time post working 20 hours per week commencing as soon as possible. The post is term time only working 39 weeks of the year.

The salary banding for this post will be 3-6 which ranges from £20,025 to £20,843 per annum (pro rata). The actual starting salary is £9,391.

We offer an exceptional package of benefits to our staff, which for this post includes:-

  • Annual incremental pay increases, linked to performance, within the pay scale range
  • A defined benefit pension scheme
  • Staff well-being programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Annual flu vaccination
  • Continual Professional Development
  • Eyecare voucher scheme
  • On-site parking


Please do not submit a separate CV. Only information on the application form will be used in the selection process.

Completed applications must be returned by 10pm Tuesday 6 December 2022.

Interviews will be held Monday 12th December 2022. Full details will be emailed out to candidates.

Please return all completed applications via e-mail only.

Finally, I would like to thank you again for your interest in this post and I hope that we may hear from you in due course.


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Wyggeston & Queen Elizabeth I College is an Equal Opportunities Employer
WQE and Regent College Group

WQE and Regent College Group