Senior Science Technician (King Edward VI School)

King Edward VI School, Lichfield, Staffordshire
Grade 6 - £20,903 - £23,541 per annum (pro rata)
22 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Senior Science Technician

Dates:             Apply by Wednesday 5 May 2021 at 12 noon

                                Interviews provisionally planned for Tuesday 11 May 2021

Salary:            Grade 6 - £20,903 - £23,541 per annum (pro rata)

Contract type: Full Time, Term Time only

Contract term:Permanent

Required by:   June 2021

We are seeking to recruit a Senior Science Technician required in the Summer term.  This is a permanent, full-time, term-time only post (37 hours per week) working in a successful and highly supportive department.

Duties will include line management responsibility for two other full-time Science Technicians, preparation of materials, assisting teaching staff with demonstration lessons and practicals, development of resources and oversight of health and safety procedures.  Ideally we are seeking someone who has experience of working as a school science technician. Responsibility for electrical (PAT) testing of small portable appliances across the school also forms a part of the role. Training would be available.

You will be joining the school at an exciting time as the science department has recently benefitted from the provision of four replacement science laboratories and a new prep room. By the autumn a programme to refurbish a further four laboratories will also have been completed.

The job description is generic but there will be every opportunity as part of the interview process to discuss the role in detail.

The Salary Scale is the Local Authority’s Grade 6 - £20,903 - £23,541 per annum (pro rata). Actual starting salary will be in the region of £18,287.

King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school rated Good by OfSTED in 2017 with recognition of outstanding practice and a highly positive ethos. The school is well-regarded within the community and has a reputation for high quality teaching. Lichfield is a small, vibrant cathedral city which is easily accessible from the surrounding areas.

For further information and all the documents you will need to make an application, please visit our website or email:

Closing date:  Wednesday 5 May 2021 at 12 noon
Interviews:     Provisionally planned for Tuesday 11 May 2021

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.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (Formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.

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