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Working hours:37 hours per week (plus one additional week in the summer holidays)
Salary:The actual starting salary for this post is £19,091 per annum.
Opening date:Wednesday 11 September 2019
Closing date:10:00am on Wednesday 25 September 2019

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.

In this context we are looking to appoint a full time Senior Chemistry Technician to support the work of our large and extremely successful Chemistry 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.

This is a permanent, term time position, working 37 hours per week (plus one additional week in the summer holidays) commencing as soon as possible.  The salary will be on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff pay scale 26-29.  The actual starting salary for this post is £19,091 per annum.

If you wish to apply for this post please return the application form including the personal details and equality and diversity monitoring forms. These forms should be accompanied by a letter of application, explaining:

  1. your reasons for applying for the post
  2. how your knowledge, skills and experience match those required

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

Completed applications must be returned by 10am on Wednesday 25 September 2019.  Short-listed applicants may be contacted via telephone, and therefore it is essential that appropriate contact numbers are included within the application, Interviews will be held on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

Please return all completed applications to:

HR Department, WQE and Regent College Group, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RJ or via e-mail at

If you have not received further communication from the College within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Application Form

Equality & Diversity Form

Personal Details Form

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Job Description Senior Biology Chemistry Technician

Applicant Information – Senior Chemistry Technician – 2019

WQE is an Equal Opportunities Employer

All appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check

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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