Reference Number: 178189

Required from 24th January, 2022

We are looking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic individual to the position of Science Technician.  The successful applicant will report to our Senior Science Technician and will provide a safe, effective and efficient laboratory technical service to ensure that the Science department continues to deliver high quality teaching to students.  The position is for 25 hours per week, term-time only.  Please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent. If successful the salary received will be paid on a pro-rata basis.


The Science Department consists of seven full-time teachers, a dedicated Science Teaching Assistant and two lab technicians.  The department is on two levels of the building with seven labs split over two levels and a prep room and technician for each location. 


As a member of our Science department you will have good interpersonal skills, be flexible and adaptable.  You will be a team player with a ‘can do’ approach to work and a good sense of humour.


This post is a fixed term contract for a maternity cover until 31st October or until the return of the current post holder, whichever is the sooner.


Please note that the school is committed to safeguarding, promoting and protecting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.


Salary: Grade 4 NPS 4-6 (£18,933 - £19,698)

Closing Date: 1 December 2021, 11.59pm

Interview Date: 9 December 2021

Other Information

Please apply using the LCC application form attached belowCompleted forms may be accompanied by a letter which further supports your ability to fulfil the duties and responsibilities to a high standard. In the letter you should indicate the reasons for your interest in the post, together with a brief outline of how your previous training and/or experience has prepared you for this position.


Applications should be marked for the attention of Mr S Haycocks, Headteacher and emailed to by Wednesday 1st December, 2021.    Please ensure you quote the vacancy applied for in the subject line.  Applications sent to other email addresses will not be accepted.


Due to limited resources it is not our policy to write to the unsuccessful candidates so please assume your application has been unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date.  Thank you for your interest in this post.


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