• Full Time
  • London


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Inspired Education is the leading global group of premium schools, with a portfolio of over 100 premium private schools spanning six continents which utilise proven educational practices from every corner of the globe, ensuring over 80,000 students receive a world-class learning experience from Kindergarten to Year 13. In addition, we are delighted to be recognised in the top 10 highest value private companies in the UK by Beauhurst.
In over 24 countries, Inspired schools are individually developed and anchored in the vibrant cultures of their respective locations. They collectively form an international family of schools that nurtures each student’s academic and personal development in a progressive, dynamic, and innovative learning environment.
By joining our award-winning team of over 12,000 employees, you can work in state-of-the-art facilities alongside industry-renowned educators and leaders in some of the world’s most desirable locations. We invest heavily in our team members who enjoy industry-leading professional development, exceptional career opportunities, and mobility across our group.


Wetherby Senior School was founded in 2015 and is a member of the Inspired Education Group of Schools. There are 452 boys on roll, all of whom study at least 1 language for 5 years and we regularly add at least 0.5 of a grade Value Added at both IGCSE and A Level. Our students achieve grades that allow them to gain places at top UK universities such as; Cambridge, LSE, Imperial, Durham and UCL and universities aboard such as; the University of Chicago, Pompeu Fabra Barcelona and the IE Business School Madrid.


The School was founded to offer a progressive education in the heart of London. The School’s focus on providing an all-round education means that high standards are expected of the boys in all areas of school life. The School provides the boys with a broad educational experience, which includes Philosophy and Thinking Skills in the curriculum, to ensure that they are able to think critically and to problem solve but also to ensure they can be creative and collaborative in their approach, so that they develop a sense of social responsibility and respect for others. Our skilled staff, who have a wealth of experience, are preparing to send our pupils to leading universities in the UK, the US and elsewhere.


At Wetherby Senior School we seek to employ highly professional teachers with the ability and commitment to enhance the life of the School and to work effectively and collaboratively with all members of the School community to further establish and develop the School. Our emphasis on educating the whole boy means that all members of staff are expected to contribute to the pastoral care of a group of students as a Form Tutor as well as contributing to the School’s co-curricular activities.


Wetherby Senior School is now looking to recruit a Science Technician on a Maternity Cover contract!

1. Support for Teachers:
• Prepare experiments as directed by science teaching staff for lessons and clear away afterwards.

  • Trial experiments in advance, in consultation with heads of department.
  • Assist with experiments in the lesson as directed by the science teaching staff.
  • Audit science equipment and manage ordering of equipment as required by department.
  • Assist with general laboratory clear up.
  • Provide clerical/administrative support throughout the department, e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, etc.
  • In consultation with the Head of Science, type up risk assessments based on notes from teachers, and maintain the online risk assessment database.
  • Giving technical advice to teachers, technicians and students.
2. Support for Pupils:
• Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning in the science department.

  • Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of, and responding appropriately to, individual needs.
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.
3. Support for the School:
• Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.
  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on day trips and out of school activities as required.
  • Set high standards in terms of dress, language and behaviour.
  • Abide by the objectives and targets of the school, and follow the procedures and practices utilised in all aspects of the work, including computerised and manual systems and the maintenance of relevant records.
  • Fulfil personal requirements where appropriate with regard to school policies and procedures, particularly safeguarding, health and safety, equal opportunities, customer care and promotion of the school’s core values.
Note: This job description is indicative of the duties and responsibilities of the post but does not form part of any contract of employment. All jobs within the school evolve over time and their features vary from year to year.
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Good personal presentation and organisation
  • Reliable, honest, flexible and trustworthy
  • Able to work in a busy environment with adults and children alike
  • Friendly, enthusiastic and approachable
  • Responsible and able to prioritise work-load
  • A willingness to be flexible and manage change
  • Experience of working as part of a team and able to manage workload independently
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude/willing to help out
  • A willingness to participate in school events
  • A commitment to and evidence of achieving high standards.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
Inspired Education Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practices and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.
School Application Form
Please download and fill this form, attach this during application process, in order for your application to be considered.
Inspired UK Application Form (Teaching) 2023-24.docx
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