Vacancy: Science Technician

Posted by SJV - Wednesday 11 March 2020

Due to an internal move an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Science Technician with a good background in science and experience of working in a school or laboratory. The successful candidate will start asap and will work as a member of a team of three technicians providing specialist technical support to the Science Faculty at Sir Thomas Rich’s, comprising eight laboratories over two floors. The role includes the preparation, setting up and clearing away of apparatus, equipment, materials and solutions as required by teaching staff to support Biology, Physics, and Chemistry lessons for KS3 to KS5 pupils (Years 7 to 13).

Hours: 22.5 hours per week, term-time only, plus INSET days, plus approximately two weeks to be worked during the school holidays (41 weeks per year).

Salary: Local Government Grade 5, points 11-14, approximately £11,562 to £12,270 (full time currently £21,166 to £22,462 per annum).

For the right exceptional candidate, Grade 6 points 15-20, approximately £12,515 to £13,817 (full-time currently £22,911 to £25,295) will be considered, as will working 30 hours per week.

Closing date: Monday 23 March, 9am.

Interviews: Week commencing 30 March.

Further information: For further information, please contact Jane Morton, Headmaster's PA and HR Manager on, tel 01452 338400.

To apply: For full details, a job description and to apply, see the Sir Thomas Rich’s eTeach page here.

The post is subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced criminal record check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.