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Part Time Laboratory Technician (Science) - FRANCIS BARBER Pupil Referral

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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14 hours per week (hours negotiable up to 14 hours) 

Term Time Only (39 Weeks per year)

Francis Barber works with groups of secondary aged pupils who have found it challenging in mainstream schools or who have moved into the borough and are awaiting a school place. 

Francis Barber is a friendly place to work and there are a variety of lessons and activities taking place. These, along with good Keyworking, help young people make changes which enable them to be successful in their education. 

We have two science labs, one on each of our two sites, at Franciscan Rd, Tooting and Westdean Close, in central Wandsworth. The successful applicant will work at both sites under the line management of the Science Subject Leader who is an experienced teacher. All pupils at the PRU have science lessons and most Year 11 pupils sit the GCSE science GCSE exam. The work of the lab technician will be varied and they will need to be flexible and able to work unsupervised at times. We would expect the lab technician’s hours to be spread over two or three days. This will be discussed at the interview.

Francis Barber is a great place to work with a friendly staff team and fantastic transport links and shops and banks nearby.  The school is very mindful of supporting staff wellbeing and there are many opportunities for CPD, mentoring and coaching. Other benefits include; access to Cyclescheme, a contribution towards the cost of eye care, season ticket loans and access to our Employee Assistance Programme.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below 

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email to or by post.  

For further information or an informal chat please contact the Head of Standards & Curriculum, Bunty Dames on 0208 672 0771.

Closing date: 29 September 2023 (at noon)

Applications are welcomed as soon as possible.

Francis Barber PRU is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The person appointed will have Qualified Teacher Status and will have registered with the GTC. 

All appointments are subject to DBS checks.

CV’s are not acceptable.

Francis Barber Pupil Referral Unit

Franciscan Road


London SW17 8HE

Headteacher: Jackie Addison

Tel: 0208 672 0771


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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