CLEAPSS Supporting practical science and technology
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) £14,035-14,035 (pro rata)
Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 10 Aug 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • Help with efficient day to day running of the Preparation room and the servicing of the laboratories
  • preparing chemicals, setting out and clearing away equipment, cleaning glassware and storing materials for experimental and demonstration work
  • Help with routine maintenance and servicing of equipment and chemicals
  • Assemble equipment for demonstrations when required
  • Ensure that correct safety procedures are always followed in the departments
  • Liaise closely with members of the teaching team
  • Assist with photocopying, filing and other administrative tasks as required
Person Specification:
  • See website below for details
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Senior Science Technician (Term Time Only) £24,081-26,524 (pro rata)
The Hertfordshire & Essex High School, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Start date: 1 Sep 2022
Closing date for applications: 14 Aug 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • Manage and supervise the technical staff and the technical support staff in the Science Faculty to support practical work in Science lessons
  • Ensure that health and safety protocols are followed
  • Provide technical support to teaching staff in the Science Faculty
  • Prepare equipment and materials in advance for use in lessons, including assessed practical lessons
  • Check that equipment is clean and in good working order and that sufficient quantities of equipment and reagents are provided for the lesson
  • Monitor and review the level and state of stock and order as appropriate
  • Regularly check gas taps, sinks, water taps, plugs and electrical sockets and to report faults to the Site Manager or Subject Leader: science when necessary
  • Regularly check the quantities of glassware, standard equipment and resources in the laboratories
Person Specification:
  • An undergraduate degree in Science is desirable
  • Previous experience providing technical support in a science laboratory is essential
  • Previous experience working as a Science Technician in a school or educational environment would be advantageous
  • Some experience managing a small team would be advantageous
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Physics Technician (Term Time Only) £22,000-24,000
Bancroft's School, Woodford Green, Greater London
Start date: 1 Sep 2022
Closing date for applications: 15 Aug 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • To prepare basic practical materials and apparatus
  • To upkeep cleanliness and tidiness of all equipment and stores
  • To maintain consumables and other items of apparatus
  • The upkeep of equipment and stores, including routine maintenance, repair and servicing apparatus (PAT testing is carried out by contractors in Summer Break)
  • To check laboratory apparatus against an inventory, ensuring items are correctly located and ready for use
  • Keeping up to date with health and safety requirements and with developments in practical science
  • Carrying out risk assessments for technician activities, referring to the Science department safety policy (and Cleapss guidance as appropriate)
  • Full details of job requirements are on our website
  • This position is for Term Time plus 6 days
Person Specification:
  • Good communication and team skills
  • Good level of scientific knowledge and training
  • Cooperative team worker
  • Reliable and Honest
  • IT literate
  • Safeguarding
  • Experience in laboratory work and risk assessment (desirable)
  • Creative, Enthusiastic, Practical (desirable)
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Science Technician (Temporary - Term Time Only) £20,095-21,200
Carshalton Boys Sports College , Carshalton, Greater London
Start date: 1 Sep 2022
Closing date for applications: 16 Aug 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • • To primarily support teaching staff in the process of their day as directed by the Head of Department via the Technician Manager.
  • • To prepare materials, stock and standard solutions, noxious gases, specimens and apparatus for lesson requirements. Replenish reagent bottles as necessary.
  • • To adhere to School and Departmental Health & Safety policies and procedures.
  • • To ensure that equipment and chemicals are stored in a safe and appropriate manner consistent with the Health and Safety COSHH, CLEAPPS /Hazard Card policies and as directed .
  • • Setting up and testing demonstrations/ experiments and ensuring they work satisfactorily. Provide technical support to teachers and pupils when required.
  • • To carry out maintenance and safety checks in accordance with instructions and agreed Codes of Practice.
  • • Stock control – stocktaking, checking received orders.
  • • To ensure laboratories are kept clean and tidy, clearing equipment and cleaning bench surfaces as necessary after lessons.
  • • Safe disposal of biological and chemical residues and waste materials. Clean any apparatus/ equipment in a manner consistent with the Health and Safety COSHH, CLEAPPS /Hazard Card policies.
  • • Any other duties appropriate to the grade of the post and the level of competence demonstrated by the individua
Person Specification:
  • GCSE Maths, English, Science
  • Working knowledge of ICT.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to changing circumstances/situations.
  • Strong practical and organisation skills
  • An ability to work with minimal supervision on administrative or technical tasks
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently where required.
  • Previous school experience would be an advantage, however it is not essential as full training will be given for the right candidate.
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £17,278-17,278
South Hunsley school and Sixth Form College, North Ferriby, East Riding of Yorkshire
Start date: 1 Sep 2022
Closing date for applications: 17 Aug 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • This is an exciting opportunity to join our Science Department as a Science Technician. Each day you will provide administrative and technical support to the Science department.
Person Specification:
  • See website below for details
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £22,995-23,826 (pro rata)
The Holy Cross School, New Malden, Greater London
Start date: 1 Sep 2022
Closing date for applications: 19 Aug 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • To ensure the smooth running of the servicing of all laboratories and preparation rooms within the Science Department
  • To trial experiments so that better results and improved health and safety can be developed
  • Responsible for the organisation and storage of equipment, apparatus and materials
  • Help to maintain standards of safety and security within the department in accordance with Health and Safety and COSHH guidelines 
  • Maintain, repair and if required arrange for the repair of the Science department’s apparatus and equipment
  • Organising the maintenance of general laboratory services and facilities; liaising with the School Business Manager as appropriate
  • To maintain and check chemical stock levels; keep records and assist in the initiation of orders
  • To update inventory database
  • To maintain visual checks on equipment at time of use for safety and reliability
  • To co-ordinate practical requests for A Level practical investigations
Person Specification:
  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs at level 5 or above (to include English and Maths)
  • Willingness to learn new skills and quickly take on board information
  • A professional and mature approach to work
  • Previous school experience would be an advantage
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £26,134-28,571 (pro rata)
Whitgift School , South Croydon, Greater London
Start date: 1 Sep 2022
Closing date for applications: 22 Aug 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • To manage the practical requests and provision of the chemicals and apparatus to enable Junior Science to run efficiently;
  • To provide technical support for all activities within Junior Science and help in Science laboratories.
  • To assist the Team Leader Technician in support of all areas of science
Person Specification:
  • Has a relevant qualification i.e. Degree/HND and/or relevant experience and knowledge of Science
  • Displays commitment to the protection and safeguarding of young people
  • Works collaboratively and supportively with colleagues
  • Is willing to work with organisational procedures and processes to meet required standards
  • Is committed to CPD
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £19,264-20,043 (pro rata)
The Castle School, Taunton, Somerset
Start date: 1 Sep 2022
Closing date for applications: 31 Aug 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • See website below for details
Person Specification:
  • See website below for details
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Biology Technician £27,178-30,525
CCCG - City and Islington College, London, Greater London
Start date: 5 Sep 2022
Closing date for applications: 31 Aug 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • See website below for details
Person Specification:
  • See website below for details
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Science Technician (Part Time - Term Time Only) £20,043-22,129 (pro rata)
Altrincham College, Altrincham, Cheshire
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 1 Sep 2022

Other benefits: CPD, induction programme and pension provided.
Hours: Part time - 25.5 hours/wk

Main Duties:
  • Delivering and collecting equipment from classrooms/labs.
  • Checking and restocking classroom/lab glassware and equipment
  • Assembling practical equipment and materials for specific lessons as requested.
  • Cleaning equipment and glassware where necessary.
  • Maintaining a tidy and organised workspace.
  • Supporting health and safety within the Department.
  • Assisting and advising teaching staff.
  • Performing computer-based admin tasks as directed (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Repairs and maintenance of equipment.
  • Safely handling chemicals (training provided).
Person Specification:
  • A-Level(s) in Science Subject(s)
  • Experience of working in a practical science-based environment
  • Awareness of H&S issues, CLEAPS and/or COSHH regs would be an advantage
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to relate well to young people
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and to organise/prioritise tasks
  • Ability to work flexibly and as part of a team
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £18,112-20,397
Bourne Grammar School, Bourne, Lincolnshire
Start date: 19 Sep 2022
Closing date for applications: 1 Sep 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • See website below for details
Person Specification:
  • Must have experience of working in a school science lab
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Science Technician (Term Time Only) £15,866-15,866
St Crispin's, Wokingham, Wokingham
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 1 Sep 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • To assist in the preparation of materials and equipment for science lessons to ensure smooth and efficient operation.
  • To take responsibility for a range of associated duties which support the work of the teaching staff within the Science Department.
Person Specification:
  • See website below for details
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Science Technician (Chemistry) (Part Time - Term Time Only) £18,000-18,000 (pro rata)
Malvern St James Girls' School, Malvern, Worcestershire
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 5 Sep 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • See job website page for details
Person Specification:
  • See website below for details
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Science Technician £20,444-22,129
Whalley Range 11-18 High school , Manchester
Start date: Immediate
Closing date for applications: 11 Nov 2022

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

Main Duties:
  • See website below for details
Person Specification:
  • See website below for details
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