Science Support Technician - Painsley Catholic College

Station Road, Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent, ST10 1LH
Grade 4, £19312 per annum, pro rata
13 Dec 2021
17 Jan 2022
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Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Science Support Technician

We are delighted to advertise an excellent opportunity to join our professional support team for an enthusiastic part-time Science Support Technician at our highly successful College. The post, for 22.5 hours per week, is term-time only. The successful candidate will provide a technical support service to the Science department, experience in providing classroom support including the preparation of materials and equipment, and assisting with practical lessons is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

About the role:

  • Grade 4, SCP 5
  • Actual annual salary £19,312, paid pro rata, per annum
  • Term-time only, plus six inset days
  • Working pattern 8am to 4pm with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break Wednesday to Friday
  • Previous experience of a similar role desirable
  • Grade C/4 in Maths & English and excellent communication/administrative skills are essential
  • Applications from all faiths, and none, are equally welcome

Closing date: 9.00am 17th January 2022

Why Painsley?

  • Painsley is a thriving and over-subscribed 11-18 Catholic College with 1360 students on roll
  • We have outstanding 2021 GCSE results - 92% of students achieved the new standard pass in English and 90% in Maths. 
  • We are part of a highly successful Multi-Academy
  • We are a Specialist Science College, Teaching School Hub, Behaviour Hub and Maths Hub. We are one of the first centres for the New T Level qualifications at KS5
  • We are located in the market town of Cheadle in a semi-rural setting
  • We are a Christian community with a caring, secure and disciplined environment

Informal enquiries and further details from the HR team on 01538 493777 or  All applications should be returned to HR.

The position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which requires you to disclose all criminal convictions.  Further details from This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The College supports a Safer Recruitment policy.

Painsley Catholic College is proud to be part of the Painsley Catholic Academy, A company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales with company number 08146661.  Registered Office Address: Station Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire ST10 1LH.   Telephone: 01538 493777   Email: Web:

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