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Vacancy Details

Science Technician

Prendergast Vale School
£22,437 - £23,253 per annum
Prendergast Vale School
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
35 hours per week. 39 weeks a year (term time only plus 5 Inset Days).
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
24/06/2019 at 09:30 AM
Prendergast Vale School

We wish to appoint a passionate and motivated Science Technician to provide technical support and assistance to our busy Science Faculty from September 2019. Working across KS3 and 4 the post holder will be responsible for providing quality support to both teachers and students in a curricular and extracurricular setting, including preparing equipment for lessons and examinations, ensuring apparatus and chemicals are maintained and stored appropriately and adhering to COSHH standards.

Our Technicians play a key role in the smooth day to day running of our Faculties so it is essential that the successful candidate is confident in providing technical assistance and student support in a classroom environment within this subject area.

The successful candidate will have:

  • An academic qualification, at least to A Level but preferably to Degree level, within the Science remit
  • If not an academic qualification, then experience working within a Science-related role would certainly be sufficient
  • Practical experience within a school environment would be advantageous
  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • The ability to work well as part of a team as well as independently.

Duties will include setting up equipment in a laboratory environment for practical lessons, the safe disposal of chemicals, stock taking, retrieving and putting away equipment along with any other duties deemed necessary by the Faculty.

Ideally, candidates should possess a good working knowledge of COSHH & CLEAPSS in order to maintain compliance with Health and Safety Regulations at the school.

Salary:     Scale 5 (point 13 to 15) (£26,298 - £27,255 pro-rata)

Hours:      35 hours a week, 39 weeks a year (term time only plus 5 Inset Days)

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Interviews:     Thursday 27 June 2019         

The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

How to apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.

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