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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 the CLEAPSS website. Anyone may browse the list of vacancies and then apply for the job directly with the particular school or college.


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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £7,600-8,400 (pro rata)
Rookwood School, Andover, Hampshire
Start date: 2 Sep 2019
Closing date for applications: 27 May 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • To support the three science disciplines and the systems currently in place.
  • To support the Head of Department’s management of Health & Safety across the Science department, ensuring that all equipment, storage, practices and procedures are in line with advice from CLEAPPS.
  • To coordinate the resources held within the Science department. The successful applicant will be responsible to the Head of Science, and will be required to provide support to the Science Teachers
Person Specification:
  • Able to demonstrate familiarity with standard scientific nomenclature
  • Able to react knowledgeably in potentially hazardous situations
  • Able to demonstrate familiarity with standard glassware and apparatus normally found in a science laboratory
  • Previous experience of working within a school laboratory
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £12,802-12,802
Oundle School,
Start date: 29 Aug 2019
Closing date for applications: 31 May 2019

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 26.5 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • Preparation and set up of apparatus, chemicals, solutions, and materials for daily lessons
  • To act in accordance with up to date Health and Safety guidelines, such as those provided by CLEAPSS
  • To maintain and service equipment where appropriately trained and to attend training to develop necessary skills if not.
  • Have some direct pupil involvement through outreach and partnership programmes, such as STEM Potential, which may occur outside of standard teaching hours
  • Be prepared to occasionally support the animal collection during school holidays.
  • At the direction of the Head Technician, liaise with external suppliers, accounts department, and other school departments to maintain stocks of stationary, and equipment and consumables
Person Specification:
  • HND or OND or equivalent (e.g. relevant A level), or equivalent experience
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £19,171-19,171 (pro rata)
St John's Marlborough, Marlborough, Wiltshire
Start date: 10 Jun 2019
Closing date for applications: 31 May 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • We are seeking a Science Technician to work in the science faculty at St John's Marlborough
  • The successful candidate will join our busy team of science teachers and technicians. 
  • You will be expected to assist in the organising of equipment and resources to support teaching and learning from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5.
Person Specification:
  • A scientific background
  • GCSE level Science, Maths and English or equivalent
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £22,279-24,030 (pro rata)
Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School, Barnet, Greater London
Start date: 24 Jun 2019
Closing date for applications: 31 May 2019

Other benefits: Induction Programme and pension provided.
Hours: Full time

Main Duties:
  • Preparing and supplying lessons
  • Setting up apparatus
  • Preparation of solutions
  • Shopping for items for experiments
  • Setting up practicals and demonstrations
Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £18,000-25,000
Dunottar School, Reigate, Surrey
Start date: 1 Sep 2019
Closing date for applications: 2 Jun 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • • Ensuring that all Risk Assessments are in place for all Technician activities, with reference to CLEAPSS for specialist information where appropriate.
  • • Carrying out termly and annual safety checks with the Senior Science Technician, to include first aid kits, eyewash tubes, spill kits, certain chemicals and apparatus as listed in our safety check l
  • • Maintaining standards of health and safety in the science department. Ensuring that all health and safety information is up-to-date and accessible for classroom experiments. Safely handling hazardou
  • • Preparation of materials, making up accurate chemical solutions and assembling apparatus as required by teaching staff for demonstrations and class experiments.
  • • Preparing and trialling practicals beforehand. Setting up laboratories with the equipment and removing them at the end of lessons and cleaning all apparatus. Disposing of all waste, including the tr
  • • Ensuring good order in the laboratories at all times, to include replacing apparatus and essential laboratory sundries.
  • • Ensuing chemicals are correctly labelled using current nomenclature and appropriate hazard labels.
  • • Maintenance of stock levels, equipment and apparatus.
  • • Taking care of the plants kept in the laboratories for use in experiments. Looking after any anima
Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £2,000-3,000
Withington Girls' School, Manchester, Greater Manchester
Start date: 2 Sep 2019
Closing date for applications: 3 Jun 2019

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 7.5 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • Biology Technician (job-share) Part- time, school term time only 7.5 hours per week, Monday
  • We are looking for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified Biology Technician to undertake a job-share, and work closely with the Head of Biology and the Biology team to co-ordinate the use of practical r
  • Further details of the role and School Application Form can be obtained from the school’s website.
Person Specification:
  • The successful candidate will have some experience of working in a school or relevant scientific environment with experience in the use, handling, storage and basic maintenance of specialist biology e
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Senior Science Technician (Term Time Only) £20,344-20,344 (pro rata)
The Queen Katherine School, Kendal, Cumbria
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 3 Jun 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • Ensure that appropriate and timely resources are in place for the delivery of the science curriculum
  • Supervise the science technician team
Person Specification:
  • A level / NVQ Level 3 in science (or able to demonstrate equivalent experience)
  • Experience in science technical support
  • Experience of staff supervision
  • Experience of physical sciences in a working environment
  • Confident in the use of specialist science equipment
  • Up to date knowledge of health & safety
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £19,171-19,945 (pro rata)
Ermysted's Grammar School, Skipton, North Yorkshire
Start date: 8 Jul 2019
Closing date for applications: 3 Jun 2019

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

Main Duties:
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £18,426-19,171 (pro rata)
Bishop Heber HIgh School, Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester
Start date: 2 Sep 2019
Closing date for applications: 3 Jun 2019

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

Main Duties:
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Person Specification:
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Senior Science Technician (Term Time Only) £16,800-17,200
Stockport Grammar School, Stockport, Greater Manchester
Start date: 3 Sep 2019
Closing date for applications: 3 Jun 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • Providing support for the Biology Department and supervising the Biology Technician team
Person Specification:
  • A Biology or related degree or equivalent qualification
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Physics or Science Technician £18,695-18,695
The Godolphin School, Salisbury
Start date: 28 Aug 2019
Closing date for applications: 3 Jun 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • To support safe delivery of experiments and practical work within science lessons.
  • For further information, please refer to the candidate brief below.
Person Specification:
  • Strong GCSEs in English, Maths and Science.
  • Further skills and attributes as detailed in the candidate brief.
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £21,450-25,500
Guildford High School, Guildford, Surrey
Start date: 2 Sep 2019
Closing date for applications: 3 Jun 2019

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 27.5 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • Making up solutions
  • Assembling apparatus
  • Delivering and collecting of equipment to and from laboratories
  • Carrying out and arranging for maintenance and repair of resources
  • Organising and storing chemicals and equipment
  • Stocktaking chemicals and equipment and replacing when necessary
  • Carrying out tests on practical activities
  • Carrying out risk assessments for technician activities
  • Providing technical support to teaching staff including health and safety
  • Carrying out health and safety checks on laboratories, prep rooms and stores
Person Specification:
  • First aid qualification desirable (training can be provided)
  • A commitment to the Health and Safety requirements of the role and laboratory (training can be provided)
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £24,000-24,200 (pro rata)
Reading Blue Coat School, Reading, Berkshire
Start date: 30 Aug 2019
Closing date for applications: 3 Jun 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • Duties will be predominantly in the Physics department but may also entail supporting the other sciences.
  • • Preparation of practicals for class teaching
  • Building and/or maintaining apparatus
  • The specialist clearing of laboratories, cleaning and storing of apparatus
  • Cataloguing and maintenance of apparatus
  • Maintaining and purchasing of the stock of materials and apparatus
  • Assist with the management of the departmental budget under the guidance of the Head of Department.
  • Help with the administration and organisation of Open Days and public events for the department
  • To maintain the upkeep of notice boards and displays in the department
  • Assist in keeping the classrooms, office and stores in an orderly fashion
Person Specification:
  • A good knowledge of basic physics
  • Previous experience of working in a scientific environment
  • Experience of working in an education setting is desirable
  • An ability to construct and repair apparatus, both electronic and mechanical
  • Enthusiastic, adaptable and energetic
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Thinking creatively to anticipate and solve problems
  • Educated to ‘A’ level or BTEC Level 3 in Physics, Engineering or Electronics
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Science Technician (Chemistry) £22,377-23,607
Nonsuch High School for Girls, Sutton, Surrey
Start date: 1 Jul 2019
Closing date for applications: 3 Jun 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • • To coordinate the use of prac¬tical resources and facilities within the Science Department
  • • To provide assistance and advice in meeting the practical needs of the science curriculum through all key stages, including trials and assessments, liaising with teaching staff as necessary
  • • To assist the Senior Science Technician in maintaining and securing an environment in which students and staff can safely pursue all aspects of their teaching and learning
  • • To be able to work independently in providing accurately prepared materials, solutions and apparatus for students across all year groups at the start of practical lessons/assessments
  • • To set out and clear away apparatus and resources for classes, checking for quantity and damage
  • • To set up equipment for practical demonstrations and provide help and advice to staff and students as required
  • To safely dispose of chemical waste
  • To check, clean, maintain, calib¬rate, test and repair equipment
  • To construct and modify equipment as necessary and to ensure equipment is in safe working order
  • To keep up to date with current procedures and practices, through consultation of CLEAPSS information and guidance and through continuing professional development
Person Specification:
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Physically able to deliver equipment to lessons
  • Flexible approach to working in all areas of the Science Department
  • Working knowledge of CLEAPSS and ability to write appropriate safety procedures and adhere to them
  • IT skills including windows, email and spreadsheets
  • Good general standard of education, A-level, NVQ or higher education
  • • Ability to prepare Science practical lessons at secondary school level (Years 7-11), and A-level Chemistry
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team
  • • Ability to use initiative and work independently
  • • Evidence of continuing professional development relevant to the post
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £12,998-13,958 (pro rata)
The Tiffin Girls' School, Kingston upon Thames, Greater London
Start date: 2 Sep 2019
Closing date for applications: 4 Jun 2019

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 25 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • Supporting Years 7,8 and 9 Biology and Chemistry Lessons
  • Proactive in delivering practicals
  • To clear chemicals, materials and equipment from labs
Person Specification:
  • Minimum standard GCSE in English, Maths and Chemistry (Grades 9-5)
  • Experience of working in a similar role in a school
  • Experience of working in a laboratory
  • Very well organised
  • Able to work well in a team
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £26,700-28,100 (pro rata)
KING'S COLLEGE SCHOOL, WIMBLEDON, London
Start date: 12 Aug 2019
Closing date for applications: 4 Jun 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • 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
  • Checking inventories and maintaining records
  • Preparing the requirements of individual coursework projects
  • Servicing the laboratories and other practical areas in the departments, maintaining class sets of equipment kept in each laboratory
  • Preparing experiments and demonstrations
  • Assembling, making and repairing equipment
  • Preparing, setting out and clearing away apparatus and chemicals
  • Following safety procedures within the relevant guidance and keeping up to date e.g. through CLEAPSS advice
Person Specification:
  • Experience of working in school science laboratories or a similar environment is a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge and experience of physics experiments is essential in providing laboratory support for the teaching of IGCSE, International Baccalaureate (IB) and A Level science subjects.
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £8,000-15,000
Brighton College Prep School, Brighton
Start date: 23 Aug 2019
Closing date for applications: 12 Jun 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • To be aware of the responsibility placed on them under the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974).
  • To be committed to ensuring that the agreed safety procedures are carried out to maintain a safe working environment.
  • To keep up-to-date with COSHH regulations and CLEAPSS guidance and work with members of the Science Department to ensure safe practice.
  • To prepare solutions, chemicals and equipment as requested by science teaching staff.
  • To ensure sufficient stock is maintained at all times.
  • To keep an inventory of chemicals, equipment and textbooks, order new stock as required and check deliveries are correct on arrival.
  • To check and maintain all laboratory equipment, including stationery and other teaching and learning materials.
  • To coordinate the servicing of departmental equipment and instruments.
  • To ensure all laboratories and the preparation room are kept clean and tidy and that laboratories are cleaned up promptly after practical work.
  • To oversee the storage and booking of departmental tablets/laptops
Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £14,893-14,893
Dartford Grammar School, Dartford, Kent
Start date: 29 Aug 2019
Closing date for applications: 17 Jun 2019

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

Main Duties:
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Person Specification:
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Senior Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £18,780-21,905
Therfield School, Leatherhead, Surrey
Start date: 1 Jul 2019
Closing date for applications: 21 Jun 2019

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 36 hours/wk

Main Duties:
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Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £19-21 (pro rata)
Bishop Wordsworth's School, Salisbury, Wiltshire
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 30 Jun 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • To support teaching staff in the development and education of students including the provision of specialist technical skills and knowledge at an advanced level across a range of discipline
Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £7,500-9,500
Beaudesert Park School , Stroud, Gloucestershire
Start date: 4 Sep 2019
Closing date for applications: 5 Jul 2019

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 16 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • You will play a key role in providing technical support for the delivery of the Science Curriculum.
  • Contribute to safe working practice in preparation/storage/teaching areas.
  • Preparation and assembly of apparatus and components for demonstration and class practical work for Science lessons.
  • Prepare solutions and materials as necessary.
  • Ensure equipment and electrical connections, chemical solutions and other materials are left and stored in a safe and secure condition, ready for re-use.
  • Undertake minor repairs and modifications when necessary and to assist in the construction of apparatus.
  • Monitor and manage stock, assisting and informing the Head of Department of stock to be replaced.
Person Specification:
  • Experience of working in a laboratory.
  • Extensive knowledge of health and safety within a laboratory environment.
  • Ability to support colleagues
  • Willingness to be an effective and supportive member of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills and ease in dealing with colleagues and children.
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Science Technician £18,330-18,330
Harlington School, Hayes, Greater London
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 7 Jul 2019

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

Main Duties:
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