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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.


Science Technician vacancies

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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £20,987-20,987 (pro rata)
Oundle School, Oundle, Northamptonshire
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 19 Mar 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • Assist with the day to day running of the technical support and prep room
  • Fully support the teaching of Chemistry by providing requested practical equipment and materials to an excellent standard
Person Specification:
  • HND or OND or equivalent (e.g. relevant A level), or equivalent experience
  • First Aid qualification or ability to complete within 6 months of starting
  • Basic administration and record keeping experience
  • Previous experience in similar role
  • IT competent in Microsoft Word and Excel and Google applications
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Flexible approach
  • Adaptable in terms of acquiring new skills
  • Good communication with adults and pupils
  • Shows initiative
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Chemistry Technician (Term Time Only) £24,683-24,683 (pro rata)
Trinity School, Croydon, Greater London
Start date: 24 Apr 2019
Closing date for applications: 20 Mar 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • To help coordinate the use of practical resources and facilities, and provide assistance and advice as required in
  • To ensure that all laboratories are fully stocked with chemicals and contain sufficient equipment for the requested practical work
  • To contribute to ensuring the availability of suitable materials and equipment, compiling orders and liaising or
  • To ensure that both routine and non-routine maintenance and repair of equipment are carried out
  • To contribute to the trialling of 6th form practicals and the design and construction of specialist departmental resources
  • To assist the department with routine practical tasks
  • To promote a healthy & safe working environment
Person Specification:
  • A science background with ideally Chemistry up to A level or equivalent
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Apprentice Technician (Term Time Only) £11,351-11,351
Ditton Park Academy, Slough, Slough
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 20 Mar 2019

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

Main Duties:
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Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £18,589-19,778
Ditton Park Academy, Slough, Slough
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 20 Mar 2019

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 (Term Time Only) £14,722-17,104
The Grammar School at Leeds, Leeds
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 20 Mar 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • The main purpose of the role is to support with the preparation for practical work in line with the science curriculum, including the setting up of equipment and apparatus in the laboratories and clas
Person Specification:
  • 1. GCSE in English, Maths and Science subject at grade C or above, or equivalent.
  • 2. Evidence of additional Science education, such as A Level in a science subject, or progressing towards membership of a technical association or equivalent.
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £6,675-6,675 (pro rata)
Edgbarrow School, Crowthorne, Bracknell Forest
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 22 Mar 2019

Other benefits: Induction Programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 16 hours/wk

Main Duties:
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Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £16,271-16,271
King's School Chester, Chester
Start date: 23 Apr 2019
Closing date for applications: 22 Mar 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • The successful candidate will be responsible to the Head of Chemistry in coordinating the use of, and development of, practical resources and facilities including the provision of guidance and support
Person Specification:
  • • Extensive knowledge of chemicals and laboratory techniques to minimum NVQ Level 3, preferably degree level.
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £13,500-14,500
The Grange School, Northwich, Cheshire West and Chester
Start date: 23 Apr 2019
Closing date for applications: 22 Mar 2019

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 31.25 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • Work within a team of three Science Technicians (one in each department)
  • Prepare materials and equipment for practicals on a daily basis (experience of laboratory work would be an advantage)
  • Ensure that practicals are delivered to the correct place at the correct time and that they are tidied away afterwards
  • Keep the three Physics laboratories and the Physics Prep Room tidy and organised
  • Complete the PAT testing for the department
  • Maintain and upkeep all equipment; organising for repairs as necessary
  • To keep up to date with the CLEAPSS guidelines for Health and Safety and to work within these directives
  • Complete an annual stock check and assist the Head of Department in putting together the annual requisition
  • A willingness to complete a four day first aid course would also be a benefit
Person Specification:
  • Experience of working as a Science Technician
  • Evidence of commitment to professional development
  • 5 GCSEs Graded A-C
  • Science based application at least Level 3 (IE A Level/ Diploma)
  • Thorough understanding of Health and Safety procedures, especially as they relate to work in the specific environment (e.g. Laboratory)
  • Knowledge of appropriate use of specialist equipment and ability to communicate and demonstrate this knowledge effectively to staff and students
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Physics Technician (Term Time Only) £19,807-21,179 (pro rata)
Whitgift School - The Whitgift Foundation, South Croydon, Greater London
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 24 Mar 2019

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

Main Duties:
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Person Specification:
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Chemistry Technician (Term Time Only) £28,400-31,980 (pro rata)
City Of London School, London
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 26 Mar 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • Maintaining the materials and equipment of the laboratories, preparation room and other rooms forming part of the department in order to ensure their safe, efficient and effective use
  • Ensuring the laboratories are kept in a clean and tidy condition
  • Periodically checking services within the department for defects and reporting any faults to the Senior Chemistry Technician and Facilities Staff where necessary
  • Setting up School, (I)GCSE and A-level examination material under the conditions of strict security, where relevant
  • Assisting and giving advice to pupils engaged in project work
  • Periodically testing and checking apparatus to ensure their good working order and their safety when supplied to users, including conducting regular PAT testing of all portable electrical apparatus
  • Helping to maintain and implement safe working practices within the department in order to comply with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Maintaining the general security of the department, in conjunction with the Senior Chemistry Technician, the Head of Department and other members of the Department
Person Specification:
  • Minimum Grade A-C in A-level Chemistry or equivalent
  • Previous experience of working in a science environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of: School laboratories, or equivalent, and work carried out within them, Health and Safety requirements for laboratories, Basic Word and Excel skills
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Science Technician £18,500-23,900
The Reach Free School, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Start date: 1 May 2019
Closing date for applications: 27 Mar 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • Preparing materials for lessons
  • Maintaining accurate records of materials and equipment
  • Ensuring the safety of procedures in the Science department
  • Supporting pupils through the promotion of scientific enquiry
Person Specification:
  • The role would suit a candidate with experience of working in a similar role in a school environment,
  • or a graduate seeking experience of such an environment prior to embarking on a programme to gain qualified teacher status.
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £9,935-9,935
The Douay Martyrs School, Ickenham, Middx
Start date: 23 Apr 2019
Closing date for applications: 29 Mar 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • Working with a team of three technicians
  • Prepare materials and equipment for practical lessons
  • Deliver completed practical ,collect ,check and return to store
  • Dispose of waste materials
  • Ensure labs and prep rooms safe and secure at the end of the day
  • Provide technical assistance to trainee teachers ,NQT's and teachers
  • Provide technical assistance to students by helping in practical lessons
  • Set up demonstrations as required
  • Maintain equipment and arrange for repair if necessary
  • Keep up to date with current health and safety legislation
Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £19,138-20,564 (pro rata)
Huntington School, York, York
Start date: 29 Apr 2019
Closing date for applications: 29 Mar 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • See website below for details
Person Specification:
  • Knowledge of safe working practices when working with chemicals
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Ability to organise and prioritise tasks
  • Previous experience of working within a school laboratory would be desirable
  • Chemistry specialism and experience of A level practicals would be advantageous
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £21,450-25,500 (pro rata)
Guildford High School, Guildford, Surrey
Start date: 2 Sep 2019
Closing date for applications: 22 Apr 2019

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 32.5 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • Organising and storing chemicals and equipment
  • Disposing of waste materials
  • Carrying out tests on practical activities
  • Carrying out risk assessments for technician activities
  • Providing technical support to teaching staff including health and safety
  • • Making up solutions and assembling apparatus
  • Assisting in practical classes
  • Keeping up to date with health and safety requirements
  • Carrying out health and safety checks on laboratories, prep rooms and stores
  • This position requires some lifting and occasional moving of heavy equipment. The nature of the position and environment will include working with a range of chemicals, including hazardous substance
Person Specification:
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £17,287-17,287 (pro rata)
Pinner High School, Pinner, Greater London
Start date: 2 Sep 2019
Closing date for applications: 24 Apr 2019

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

Main Duties:
  • To assist teachers in delivering outstanding lessons;
  • To provide technical support for students by preparing tools, equipment, and materials for classrooms, lessons and displays, with a particular focus on practical science;
  • To provide technical and administrative support to teaching staff in science departments.
  • Carry out and arrange for maintenance, repair and stocktake of resources
  • Support the teaching staff within the science department to ensure the safe and proper use and maintenance of resources and equipment;
  • Support teachers and students during practical work to include carrying out and/or setting up demonstrations and experiments, providing advice to pupils in the development of their tasks;
  • Prepare, issue and receive back materials, resources and equipment;
  • General laboratory cleaning: bench surfaces and fixed equipment (laboratory sinks, emptying/supervising the emptying of sink traps);
  • Order, photocopy and filing of department resources;
  • To be committed to, and promote, the school’s vision, aims, objectives and values;
Person Specification:
  • Science, Maths & English Grade C or above GCSE or equivalent including work place training or experience
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