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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.

Science Technician (Term Time Only) £20,422-21,552 (pro rata)
Millthorpe School, York, York
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 5 Dec 2021

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

Main Duties:
  • Ensuring the classrooms are equipped and prepared for lessons
  • Under the guidance of a senior colleague setting up and testing demonstrations and ensuring they will work satisfactorily and safely
  • Cleaning of apparatus/equipment used by staff and pupils where necessary
  • Maintaining apparatus and equipment in good working order and carrying out minor repairs
  • Under the direction of a senior colleague assist in the testing of new practical demonstrations and assisting in devising new practical work
  • Assisting with the construction and/or modification of equipment including mounting and display
  • ensure the safe treatment and disposal of used materials
  • assisting teaching staff with first aid treatment of minor injuries
  • Assisting with the operation of an efficient system for requisitioning, transporting and distribution of all items used by science teachers
  • Keep up to date with current procedures and practices through continuing professional development
Person Specification:
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in a relevant science based subject
  • Appropriate science qualification already gained prior to starting role
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good numeracy/Literacy and ICT skills
  • Appropriate experience of working in a school science department relevant to the role preferred
  • Ability to work successfully in a large and varied team
  • Self-motivated to complete required duties
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • The flexibility to work across 3 science disciplines at key stage 3/key stage 4 level
  • Willingness to undertake role specific training where necessary/appropriate
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £28,500-28,500 (pro rata)
Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey
Start date: 10 Jan 2022
Closing date for applications: 6 Dec 2021

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

Main Duties:
  • To work as part of a team To manage all aspects of laboratory support
  • To liaise with the teaching staff to deliver and develop high quality and safe programmes of study
  • Oversee the running of laboratories and project areas.
  • Equip the appropriate laboratory with all the apparatus and materials for any practical work needed.
  • Check that all apparatus is working correctly prior to use and that materials have been prepared correctly. Liaise with the teacher concerned at the earliest opportunity in the event of any difficult
  • Set up laboratory apparatus as requested by the teacher for demonstration purposes and check that it functions properly.
  • Tidy up wherever possible each laboratory after each practical, remove equipment and any materials that may be left over, and clean equipment as required.
  • Keep up to date with safety regulations and advise members of the teaching staff as appropriate.
Person Specification:
  • Keen interest and proven track record of keeping up to date with current legislation and modern scientific laboratory techniques.
  • Demonstrable familiarity with standard scientific nomenclature.
  • Demonstrable familiarity with standard glassware and apparatus normally found in a science laboratory.
  • Able to react knowledgeably in potentially hazardous situations.
  • Science A-Level(s) or equivalent
  • Experienced IT user, especially with Microsoft products, and capable of the preparation and management of basic spreadsheets and databases.
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £24,156-28,704 (pro rata)
Surbiton High School, Kingston upon Thames
Start date: 4 Jan 2022
Closing date for applications: 6 Dec 2021

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

Main Duties:
  • See website below for details
Person Specification:
  • Have a scientific background preferably with science A levels or equivalent qualifications or experience
  • Relevant technician experience, ideally in at least two Sciences, within a School Science Department would be an advantage
  • Have good organisational and self-management skills with the ability to work to deadlines, multitask, prioritise and be flexible
  • Be comfortable working co-operatively within a team
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to take the initiative and step in where needed
  • Be able to communicate concisely and sensitively, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences
  • Have high standards of personal presentation and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a positive, enthusiastic and energetic approach to life
  • Show pride in good service and quality
  • Be committed to professional development and show a willingness to undertake appropriate training for this role
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £9,295-9,670
Garstang Community Academy, Garstang, Preston
Start date: 3 Jan 2022
Closing date for applications: 6 Dec 2021

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 22 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • See website below for details
Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £16,043-17,365
St Philip Howard Catholic School, Bognor Regis, West Sussex
Start date: 4 Jan 2022
Closing date for applications: 6 Dec 2021

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

Main Duties:
  • Maintenance of laboratories to ensure a clean, safe and orderly environment
  • Preparation / construction of equipment and materials for practical lessons, including preparation of solutions (training will be given)
  • Clear away equipment after practical lessons
  • Data entry as required
  • Preparation of reprographic materials for use in the department.
Person Specification:
  • Good communication skills
  • GCSE C or equivalent in Maths and English
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Physics Technician (Term Time Only) £20,101-20,101
Exeter School, Exeter, Devon
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 8 Dec 2021

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

Main Duties:
  • Ensuring a safe, effective, and efficient laboratory technical service for pupils and teaching staff
  • Prepare, deliver and clear away practicals, including tests for A levels, as required (this includes radioactive sources)
  • Assist across Physics department.
  • Assist with distribution and storage of equipment
  • Maintain equipment in working order by servicing, testing and routine maintenance
  • Construct or tailor pieces of equipment and trial out new experiments as required by the teaching staff.
  • Set up demonstrations of physics equipment ready for teachers to use.
  • Assist teaching staff with equipment and resources to enable them to teach with maximum efficiency e.g. use of data-logging equipment.
  • Help to maintain an inventory of equipment and paper resources
  • Keep laboratories clean (this will involve the cleaning of bench tops and sinks) and storage areas orderly
Person Specification:
  • Working knowledge of a laboratory environment specifically Physics
  • Ideally, but not essential, experience of working in a school
  • Ability to deal with regular interruptions
  • Ability to work under pressure to short deadlines
  • Ability to promote a positive working environment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to act on own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Good written and spoken communication skills (GCSE English and Maths grade A* to C or equivalent)
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £17,120-18,168
St Augustine Academy, Maidstone, Kent
Start date: 4 Jan 2022
Closing date for applications: 8 Dec 2021

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

Main Duties:
  • See website below for details
Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Temporary - Part Time - Term Time Only) £18,310-18,310 (pro rata)
THE NORTON KNATCHBULL SCHOOL, Ashford, Kent
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 10 Dec 2021

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 18.5 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • See website below for details
Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £20,870-20,870
Pimlico Academy, London, Greater London
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 10 Dec 2021

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

Main Duties:
  • Please look at the job website for key responsibilities.
Person Specification:
  • The school would prefer experience as a physics specialist.
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Senior Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £23,541-23,541
The Cotswold School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 13 Dec 2021

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 37 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • To support the Science Department, prepare for KS3, KS4 and KS5 lessons, manage the technician team and maintain health and safety requirements.
Person Specification:
  • · Scientific knowledge of equipment and accuracy in preparing for laboratory practical lessons in the Science Department
  • · Commitment to following all health and safety procedures within a laboratory environment
  • · Good organisational skills to maintain the smooth running of the technical area and a full inventory of equipment
  • · A positive and supportive attitude with excellent communication skills to lead and manage a team of technicians
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Senior Science Technician (Term Time Only) £25,370-25,370
Queensmead School, Ruislip, Greater London
Start date: 24 Jan 2022
Closing date for applications: 13 Dec 2021

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

Main Duties:
  • To be responsible to the Head of Science in co-ordinating the use of, and development of, practical resources and facilities, including the provision of guidance and support in meeting the practical r
  • To have overall responsibility for the promotion and observance of a healthy and safe working environment for the technical support service by: • Actively leading and co-ordinating the assessment,
  • To ensure that the technical team is resourced, organised and developed to meet the performance standards required by the department.
  • To contribute to the smooth running of events in the Science Department.
  • To take a lead role in the design, development and maintenance of specialist resources and/or long-term projects and offer professional guidance, assistance and support to pupils and teachers on the p
  • To be responsible for setting up and monitoring systems used in the management and control of practical resources including: • Leading on stock control, compiling orders, liaising or negotiating wit
  • To undertake the lead role within the science department on both routine and non-routine checking, cleaning, maintenance, calibration, testing and repairing of equipment to the required standard.
  • To line manage a Science Technician and Junior Science Technician.
Person Specification:
  • See website below for details
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Science Technician £17,491-17,491 (pro rata)
Farlingaye High School , Woodbridge, Suffolk
Start date: 3 Jan 2022
Closing date for applications: 14 Dec 2021

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

Main Duties:
  • To ensure science laboratories and prep rooms are maintained to comply with Health and Safety requirements and undertake safety checks as required.  Carry out maintenance and basic first line repairs
  • Using technician notes and recipe cards provide practical equipment and chemicals and prepare solutions, safely and accurately for use in practicals including A-level practicals.
  • Maintaining current systems of chemical storage and stock control in line with Health and Safety requirements.
  • Be familiar with CLEAPPS guidelines and keep informed of current health and safety issues.  Advise senior technician and Heads of Science of changes to CLEAPPS guidance.
  • Prepare all equipment and resources for use by teaching staff and students, including setting up demonstrations or construction of apparatus, if required.
  • Deliver/collect equipment and laptop trollies to the laboratories during break-times.  Clean equipment and laboratories after use, if necessary; which may include dealing with chemical spillages.
  • Ensure safe storage of laboratory equipment in line with health and safety regulations.  Load/unload dishwashers, washing up and basic prep room order.
  • Some out of school activities e.g. collection of specimens/shopping.  Assisting with student queries who have been sent to the prep
Person Specification:
  • GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths or equivalent Level 3 qualification in a relevant Science discipline or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Demonstrable experience of technician work
  • Practical knowledge required for setting up and use of science equipment
  • Ability to plan and organise own workload, taking responsibility for prioritising and delivery of tasks. Where appropriate, support colleagues in managing their workloads.
  • Able to construct and, if required, operate scientific apparatus and equipment
  • Able to diagnose and carry out straightforward repairs to equipment. Recognising when to refer to manager for advice
  • Able to provide accurate advice to staff and students in area of work
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft packages, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.
  • Knowledge and use of general office procedures and equipment.
  • Knows how to maintain accurate records; maintaining confidentiality at all times.
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Assistant Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £7,393-7,393
Epsom College, Epsom, Surrey
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 17 Dec 2021

Other benefits: Induction Programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 18 hours/wk

Main Duties:
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Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Temporary - Term Time Only) £16,321-16,848
Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Faversham, South-East England and South London
Start date: 31 Jan 2022
Closing date for applications: 19 Jan 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • See website below for details
Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £19,954-20,353 (pro rata)
Windsor Girls' School, Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 1 Feb 2022

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 31 hours/wk

Main Duties:
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Person Specification:
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