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Vacancy - Science Technician

Science Technician

Salary: £17,419 to £19,430 (pro rata)

35.5 hours per week, Term time , Fixed term for 12 months.

Required for April 2018, a Technician to work under the direction and instruction of senior staff to provide general technical support to the Science department.

You will be joining a friendly, enthusiastic and experienced team and will undertake a wide range of duties associated with the preparation of science lessons.  These will include:

  • Preparation of resources associated with the new curricula

  • Setting up practical lessons

  • Handling/storing of chemicals

  • Stock taking

  • General maintenance of equipment in and around the department

You will be the point of contact for a selection of staff each week who you will need to liaise with in order to ensure that lessons have the required requisitions needed for each period.  You may also be asked to communicate effectively with parents, carers and external agencies by telephone.  The duties of the post are varied, so a high level of flexibility is required.

Paget High School is a multi-ethnic school with around 900 students, which is proud of the progress that its students make, but drives relentlessly to improve still further. We pride ourselves on being a learning community where expectations are consistently high and ‘growth mindset’ thinking determines our approach to all of our students.

“This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment”.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

Application form and further details are available below or can be requested by telephone, fax or email.

Please note that applications must be received by the school no later than 3.00pm on Friday 23rd February 2018.