Laboratory Technician, Birmingham

Closing date:

Elmhurst Ballet SchoolBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: 01/10/2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £7,500
Contract term: Permanent

Part-time – 14 hours per week 

Term time only – 35 week per year 

£7,500 (actual salary)

Elmhurst Ballet School is a world-leader in ballet training and education, inspiring nurturing and celebrating young ballet dancers with the talent, commitment and passion to become exceptional dance professionals. We offer a strong academic education to all of our students to complement and enrich our vocational dance training, and to help develop well-rounded and versatile students.  

We are currently recruiting for a part-time Laboratory Technician to provide technical support to the small science department, contributing to students' learning experience by assisting with the preparation of materials and apparatus for practical work, innovating and creating new equipment.

Applicants would benefit from relevant previous experience and familiarity with the handling of chemicals and scientific equipment along with a good understanding of laboratory safety.

The preparation and trialling of GCSE science and A’ Level Biology practical’s comprises a core part of this role and experience would be preferable, but not essential.

Applicants would also be required to keep stock checks, place orders for chemicals, equipment and stationery and take care of deliveries and invoices as well as keep departmental financial records.

This post is part-time (14 hours per week) and term-time only.

Monday – Thursday 8.30am – 12 noon (may need to be flexible).

Additional Information 

Further information and an applicant's pack can be downloaded from the Elmhurst Ballet School website. 

Please note that all applications must be received on the application form - we do not accept CV's.

Completed application packs should be emailed to or send to: Liz Innis, Elmhurst Ballet School, 249 Bristol Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7UH.

Closing Date - Friday 30th August 2019

Interview Date - w/c 9th September 2019

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email (including Spam/Junk). 

Elmhurst Ballet School aims to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to upholding the safety and welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to child protection screening including reference checks with previous employers and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

More about Elmhurst Ballet School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
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