Senior Science Technician

Job Reference No. 7159
Permanent / Temporary Permanent
Salary / Rate of Pay

£16,610 - £17,494 (FTE = £18,933 - £19,941)

Location Alton, Hampshire
Sector Services / Education
Days / Hours Monday to Friday / 37 hours per week

Job Description

Our Client is a thriving, welcoming and fully inclusive Secondary School which is proud to serve the town of Alton and its surrounding villages.

They are looking for a Senior Science technician to provide technical support to the Science Department and, as necessary, to undertake a variety of duties to support the effective teaching of science across the school.


Senior Science Technician duties include:

·       To assist in the preparation, setting up and clearing away of equipment and materials required for demonstrations and class practical work.

·       To assist in the construct of laboratory apparatus and equipment for teaching aids and to demonstrate experiments and the safe operation of equipment to staff.

·       To frequently inspect laboratory apparatus, equipment and other resources to ensure that they are in good repair and safe to use.

·       To ensure that materials and chemicals are properly controlled, stored and handled.

·       To help maintain a department inventory of materials and resources.

·       Support the school’s implementation of all other current statutory requirements.


Requirements include:

·       A good level of general education including GCSE (grade A-C) or equivalent, in maths and English.

·       Previous scientific experience or knowledge as the role includes preparation of practical lessons from year 7 to GCSE.

·       Ability to communicate effectively with children and adults at all levels.

·       Excellent ICT skills.

·       Demonstrate an eye for detail.

·       Ability to use own initiative and work alone when necessary.

·       Flexibility and a positive can do attitude.


This is a permanent position with 37 hours per week over Monday to Friday, term time plus 1 week (40 weeks total.)

The salary is £16,610 - £17,494 (FTE = £18,933 - £19,941)


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