Job vacancy details

Physics Technician

Reference: N/A

Location: Reading RG1 5LW

Salary: RG3, Point 15-18, Actual: £1,4749 – £17,398 pa, pro-rata (£17,072 – £20,138 FTE)

Working Pattern: Permanent • Required September 201737 hours per week, term-time only plus 5 days

Closing date: 29 September 2017


We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, suitably qualified Physics Technician to provide effective support to a thriving curriculum team delivering Physics. Physics is taught separately from entry in Year 7 and is compulsory to Year 11. It is a highly popular A Level subject in the Sixth Form with four sets in both Year 12 and Year 13.

Students are extremely motivated with a significant proportion moving on to study Physics and Engineering at top universities.

This critical role will involve supporting Physics Teachers in delivering experimental lessons and general Physics administration.

Good communication and organisational skills together with a genuine interest in Science and experience using Information Technology is required. School laboratory experience would be beneficial, and training will be provided as required.

For informal visits to the school or an informal discussion with the Head of Department, please contact Mr Wheal:

For further details of the post and an application form, please download the details from our website: or contact the Head’s PA at

Please apply as soon as possible, applications will be considered as they are received.

To Apply:

Reading School
Erleigh Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 5LW
Tel: 0118 901 5600
Headteacher: A.M. Robson