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Current Technician Vacancies
The CLEAPSS Technician Job Service is a service provided to CLEAPSS members that allows members to post adverts for technician vacancies at their school or college onto this part of the CLEAPSS website. Anyone may browse the list of vacancies on this page and then apply for the job directly with the particular school or college.

Job seekers:

Please browse through the list of Science vacancies below. Further vacancies for Design Technology jobs can be found on our Technology Website. If you require any further information then please contact the school directly. Please do not contact CLEAPSS as we cannot give you any more information than that which already appears on the site.

Recruiters:

Members can click one of the links below to post a vacancy (you will need your membership details).

Please note that we cannot verify the accuracy of the information provided to us and applicants should check the details on the schools website or contact the school.

Physics Technician (Term Time Only) £24,250-24,250
Eton College, Windsor
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 28 Sep 2020

Other benefits: Pension provided.
Hours: Full time

Main Duties:
  • Preparation of resources and assembling apparatus;
  • Source relevant materials and equipment as required for taught syllabuses, and order as necessary;
  • Give technical advice to Masters, Technicians and pupils;
  • Carry out risk assessments for Technician activities under guidance of Health and Safety Manager;
  • Support Masters in carrying out risk assessments for teaching activities;
  • Occasionally assist in practical schools
  • Attending departmental meetings when requested by the Head of Biology
  • Occasional Outreach support in the evenings or Saturday afternoons
  • Keeping abreast of new practical techniques and procedures
  • Designing, constructing and modifying apparatus
Person Specification:
  • Good knowledge of the relevant science subject
  • Strong IT skills
  • Good levels of literacy and numeracy
  • The ability to work flexibly as part of a team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, flexible with a pro-active attitude
  • Positive approach to change and development
  • Close attention to detail
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £15,075-18,290 (pro rata)
Andover College (a campus of Sparsholt college), Andover, Hampshire
Start date: 5 Oct 2020
Closing date for applications: 28 Sep 2020

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 30 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • See website below for details
Person Specification:
  • See website below for details
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £17,406-18,629 (pro rata)
Kirkbie Kendal School, Kendal, Cumbria
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 28 Sep 2020

Other benefits: CPD and pension provided.
Hours: Full time

Main Duties:
  • Under the instruction/guidance of senior staff: provide general support in a specific curricula/resource area, including preparation and maintenance of resources and support to staff and students.
  • To support the effective and efficient teaching and learning in the Science Department, by co-ordinating the use of resources and facilities and providing practical assistance to teaching staff.
  • Liaising with both teaching staff and other school staff to meet the needs of the Science curriculum.
  • Ensure the safe working environment for both staff and students.
Person Specification:
  • • Providing general technical/resource support
  • • Relevant NVQ 2 or equivalent, or experience in a relevant discipline • Good numeracy and literacy skills at GCSE grade C or above • GCSE Science at grade C or above
  • • Effective use of ICT; Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • • Ability to relate well to children and adults • Ability to work within teams of people • Integrity, honesty, consistency of approach and a respect for others • Self-confidence, motivation, enthusias
  • • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, parents and students • Ability to demonstrate confidentiality, tact and diplomacy • Kirkbie Kendal School is committed to saf
  • PLEASE NOTE - see Kirkbie Kendal website for full details of the role - advert, job description and person specification
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Chemistry Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £5,562-5,562
Kendrick School, Reading, Reading
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 29 Sep 2020

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 13 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • Responsible for providing technical and administrative support to the Chemistry department and supporting Science outreach and partnership work
Person Specification:
  • Good understanding and interest in Science, particularly Chemistry
  • Flexible in approach
  • Good numeracy, literacy and IT skills
  • Well organised in your work
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £16,395-16,395
Lord Wandsworth College, Hook, Hampshire
Start date: 1 Oct 2020
Closing date for applications: 29 Sep 2020

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Full time

Main Duties:
  • Lead Chemistry Technician
  • Manage Technician service in Chemistry
  • Preparation & distribution of apparatus and materials
  • Opening and closing down department at start and end of day
  • Place purchase orders, monitor expenditure against budget
  • Check goods received & approve invoices
  • Maintain inventory of departmental resources
  • Repair or organise repair of equipment
  • Ensure CLEAPPS information relating to the department is adhered to
  • Maintain any COSHH records relevant to materials used in the department and issue them where appropriate
Person Specification:
  • Qualification - Suitable and relevant to the subject
  • Positive 'can do' attitude
  • Communication skills
  • Team working skills
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Science Technician (Part Time) £21,236-21,236 (pro rata)
University of Southampton, Southampton, Southampton
Start date: 19 Oct 2020
Closing date for applications: 30 Sep 2020

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 21 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • See website below for details
Person Specification:
  • See website below for details
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £26,000-28,000
KING'S COLLEGE SCHOOL, London, Greater London
Start date: 2 Nov 2020
Closing date for applications: 30 Sep 2020

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Full time

Main Duties:
  • Working alongside the existing Science technicians to provide laboratory support for the teaching of IGCSE, International Baccalaureate (IB) and, A Level science subjects.
  • Keeping the laboratories, workshop and storage areas clean, tidy and well organised is also a key element of the role.
  • Following safety procedures within the relevant guidance and keeping up to date e.g. through CLEAPSS advice
  • Preparing, setting out and clearing away apparatus and chemicals
  • Liaising with other members of the technician team and reporting to the team leader, to keep services running smoothly and helping the other technicians, as appropriate, with their workload
  • Caring for animals and plants
  • Checking inventories and maintaining records
  • Preparing experiments and demonstrations
Person Specification:
  • Must be a team player, with excellent communication skills.
  • Should have strong organisational skills, the ability to plan ahead, anticipate problems and manage time efficiently
  • Be adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Some experience of Physics, Biology or Chemistry laboratory techniques would be an advantage as would the ability to carry out equipment repairs and maintenance
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £16,817-17,748
Fulford School, York
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 5 Oct 2020

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Full time

Main Duties:
  • interest / specialism in Chemistry would be useful but not essential
  • responsibility for the maintenance, care and preparation of resources and equipment to support teaching and learning within our suite of Science laboratories
  • prepare equipment, chemicals and materials for classroom use
  • attention to the safe use, handling and disposal of chemicals
  • an element of assisting Science teaching staff in demonstrations, experiments and practical work with students
  • Stock taking
  • retrieving and reallocating materials
Person Specification:
  • Degree in a relevant Science subject (desirable)
  • An A-level (or equivalent) in a relevant Science subject
  • A practical understanding of health and safety (including COSHH and CLEAPSS) and previous experience in a science role is desirable
  • Experience in an education environment, first aid and a strong team ethic would be advantageous
  • Proven communication and IT skills
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £22,500-27,800 (pro rata)
Eltham College, London, Greater London
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 7 Oct 2020

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 22.5 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • The post holder is primarily responsible for providing technical support to the Chemistry Department but will also be required to support other Science Departments as needed.
  • • Preparing equipment, consumables and other materials in advance of lessons as directed;
  • • Running trials of experiments prior to classes; demonstrating techniques for experiments where required;
  • • Supporting the work of teachers in classes and laboratory sessions, and giving technical advice to staff and students;
  • • Ensuring that all current best practice in health and safety procedures are understood and followed correctly;
Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £15,174-15,174
Little Heath School, Reading, West Berkshire
Start date: 2 Nov 2020
Closing date for applications: 9 Oct 2020

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Full time

Main Duties:
  • • work in the prep room and support teaching staff and students;
  • • be well organised and ready to prepare and clear away science equipment;
  • • be educated to GCSE level (a knowledge of science subjects would be useful but training will be provided);
  • • be able to work effectively with the other three Science Technicians and the rest of the Science team
Person Specification:
  • See website below for details
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £11,815-12,050
Tanbridge House School, Horsham, West Sussex
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 9 Oct 2020

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 28 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • The person appointed will assist the Senior Science Technician in the daily routine of the science department
  • Preparation and maintenance of apparatus for use by students and teachers during lessons.
  • Ensuring cleanliness of stocks of equipment and maintaining stocks kept in laboratories on a regular basis.
  • Filing and maintaining stocks of activity sheets used by students
  • Maintaining stocks of chemicals under the supervision of a qualified technician
  • • Carrying out safety procedures to meet Health and Safety Regulations (COSHH)
  • • Monitoring of consumable goods, including termly and annual stocktaking
  • • Set up and organise lesson demonstrations (after training) for teaching staff
  • To carry out other duties as may be requested from time to time
Person Specification:
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Senior Science Technician (Temporary - Part Time - Term Time Only) £10,748-11,339 (pro rata)
Orleans Park School, Twickenham, Greater London
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 9 Oct 2020

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 18 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • Within current Health and Safety statutes and procedural guidelines, to prepare and set out equipment to enable teaching staff to undertake routine scientific demonstrations and class experimental wor
  • To manage the acquisition, safe storage and disposal of equipment and chemicals required in connection with delivery of the School’s science curriculum
Person Specification:
  • A science based background, with a minimum of A Level Science, is essential.
  • GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C or above including English, Maths
  • Interest in or awareness of scientific issues
  • Sound knowledge and experience of Google/Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to plan and prioritise a range of regular and irregular tasks
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to be adaptable
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £5,057-5,158 (pro rata)
The Piggott School, Reading, Wokingham
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 12 Oct 2020

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 12 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • preparation and organization of equipment and materials for all classes.
Person Specification:
  • ideally have previous school laboratory experience and the ability to support all science subjects up to KS5.
  • good ICT skills and the ability to communicate with a wide range of people both verbally and in writing.
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Science Technician £17,453-17,801 (pro rata)
Framwellgate school Durham, Durham, County Durham
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 19 Oct 2020

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Full time

Main Duties:
  • Under the (overall) management of the senior technician, to coordinate the use of practical resources and facilities and provide assistance and advice in meeting the practical needs of the department
  • To provide in-class support to teaching staff and students.
  • To ensure the maintenance of a healthy and safe working environment
  • To contribute to the design, development and maintenance of specialist resources and/or long-term projects.
  • To support the senior technician in ensuring the availability of suitable materials and equipment
  • To ensure that both routine and non-routine checking, cleaning, maintenance, calibration, testing and repairing or equipment are carried out to the required standard
Person Specification:
  • Minimum 3 GCSE’s Grade C or the equivalent including Maths, English and Science
  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment
  • Good oral, written communication and numeracy skills
  • Good IT skills (excel, word, outlook etc.)
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own time
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good knowledge base around practical science
  • Knowledge of health and safety requirements in a science lab
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Senior Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £10,788-14,101
King David High School, Manchester
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 23 Oct 2020

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 20 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • We are seeking to appoint a senior science technician to organise and provide high quality support to the department and manage a small team of technicians.
Person Specification:
  • This is an exciting opportunity for a well qualified technician to join our busy and successful science department.
  • The salary will reflect the applicant’s qualifications and experience.
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