Science Technician

Lawrence Sheriff School, Clifton Road, Rugby CV21 3AG
£19,312 FTE - £19,698 FTE
07 Oct 2020
20 Oct 2020
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The Role


Required from January 2021

Full time

Salary Scale: Scale E (Points 5 – 6, £19,312 FTE - £19,698 FTE)

Hours of work: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm, working 39 weeks per year, term time and training days plus some work during the last week of the summer holiday.


Lawrence Sheriff School is an outstanding boys’ grammar school of approximately 1000 students, over 350 of whom are in our coeducational sixth form. As a National Teaching School we play a significant role of initial teacher training and continuous professional development across the region. The status also enables us to offer all staff varied and interesting opportunities to enhance their practice.

We believe that much of our success can be directly linked to our emphasis upon LSS being a happy place to work for both pupils and staff. Ofsted commented that ‘the school is a harmonious community where students with different needs can thrive; achieve highly in their academic work and enjoy a wide range of enrichment opportunities.’  These comments sum up the distinctive ethos and values of the school.


Job Purpose

We are looking to recruit an efficient Science Technician to join our Physics/Science Department.

You will be an experienced, effective technician who can work under pressure to tight deadlines. Your duties as part of a team will include providing comprehensive support in both technical and administrative tasks for the science departments, by providing assistance and information as required in the preparation of resources for practical lessons.


Person Specification

Applicants must be able to deal sensitively with matters of confidence whilst following the School Child Protection policy, for which training will be given.

Applicants must be IT literate, have an experience in working in a busy office/technical environment and in handling chemicals and laboratory equipment. 


Lawrence Sheriff School is committed to the professional development of its entire staff through varied and interesting opportunities, to enhance their practice.

Additional Information & How to Apply

To download an application pack please visit our website: To apply please complete and return the job application and equality details forms to Michaela Pazderkova or Beejal Valand at, along with a letter of application. Please do not submit CVs, as only the job application form will be considered.


For further information please contact Personnel - E‑mail:, Tel: 01788 542074.


Closing date for applications: 09.00 am on Monday 19th October 2020


Lawrence Sheriff School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a self-disclosure form. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check. For further information on ‘keeping children safe in education’ please visit:



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