Science Technician - Physics

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About the role


JOB TITLE:                                      Science Technician – Physics

RESPONSIBLE TO:                        Business Manager

Managed on a daily basis by Director of Science

Grade:                                                H3 £18,278-£19,269 (pro rata)

Hours:                                                29 hours per week, over 5 days per week

                                                            38 weeks per year

                                                            Lunch breaks are unpaid


MAIN PURPOSE:                            To provide support to the Science Faculty staff by providing technical assistance with regards to the preparation and maintenance of teaching


  • Prepare equipment/experiments as requested by science teachers
  • photocopy resources
  • clear away after lessons and wash up
  • complete jobs as required by the Director of Science
  • monitor, purchase and keep a stock inventory in liaison with the Director of Faculty
  • work together as part of a team, supporting teaching staff and other science technicians
  • ensure health and safety procedures are followed, raising issues when appropriate
  • complete health and safety records when appropriate
  • attend training courses when appropriate
  • raise maintenance issues with the Estates Co-ordinator


To take part in:

  • professional development and training
  • school performance management process
  • any other reasonable duties as requested by School Business Manager/ Headteacher

Person Specification

  • experience of working in a laboratory is desirable
  • science qualifications would be desirable
  • computer literate
  • well organised
  • team player
  • flexible
  • good communicator


















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Contact details

Verulam School , Headteacher
Brampton Road St Albans
Hertfordshire AL1 4PR

Telephone: 01727 766100
Fax: 01727 766256