Chemistry Technician, Cambridgeshire

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The Leys SchoolCambridgeshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary DOE £21,475 – 23,098 pro-rata, Term time plus
Contract term: Permanent

Chemistry Technician

Salary DOE £21,475 – 23,098 pro-rata, Term time plus

A vacancy has arisen for a Chemistry Technician working as part of the school’s Science Faculty.

This interesting and varied role requires a personable, well-organised, self-motivated, flexible and reliable individual with experience in practical Chemistry, who would enjoy working with teachers and pupils.

The successful candidate will be fluent in both written and spoken English and should possess a working knowledge of Microsoft word and Excel. Previous laboratory experience is essential as is a relevant qualification such as BTEC L3, NVQ L2/3 or equivalent.  There may be an opportunity, at a later date, for the successful candidate to be considered for a more senior post.

Normal hours of work will be based on working 37.5 hours a week Monday to Saturday; a flexible approach to working hours will be required.

Benefits include: pro-rata 33 days paid holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays); meals whilst on duty during term time; a contributory pension scheme and use of the School Sports Complex.

The Leys is a thriving school with a particularly friendly and supportive staff and pupil community.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The closing date for completed applications is midday on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. For an application form please see our website, call 01223 508900 or email:

An enhanced DBS check and workplace references will be required. A probationary period will apply.  Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK required as applicable. Charity no: 1144035.  This school welcomes diversity   

HMC Co-educational 560 pupils                      Boarding and Day 11 – 18 years

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More about The Leys School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Trumpington Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 7AD, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1223 508900
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