Science Technician (Chemistry)

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Science Technician (Chemistry)

Pay scale: H3 - £5,846.00 inclusive per annum

Start Date: February/March 2018

15 hours per week, term time only


We are looking to appoint an experienced, well-organised and responsible person to join us as a Chemistry Science Technician. Your main responsibilities will include preparing and testing classroom experiments including those for A level chemistry, maintaining equipment inventories, performing risk assessments and carrying out the safe disposal of waste.  


There is daily contact with students and adults plus opportunities to assist in class or perform demonstrations when requested.  The post requires you to have good attention to detail, a willingness to learn new skills, the ability to communicate on all levels and to work as a team. 


The successful candidate will have experience of working in a laboratory environment and ideally an A Level or higher qualification in a Science, preferably chemistry. Experience of working in a school, College or University teaching laboratory would also be ideal.


If you would like an informal conversation about the post in advance of applying, please contact Tamara Kirk, Assistant Headteacher. Tamara’s e-mail address is:   


The deadline for us to receive your application is noon on 5th February 2018. Please e-mail your application to


Note: This post is classed as having a high degree of contact with children or vulnerable adults and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  A Disclosure and Barring service check will be sought as part of the school’s pre-employment checks.  If you are invited to an interview, you will receive more information.