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Science Technician

The Ecclesbourne SchoolDerbyshire

Position 1

37 hours per week for 41 weeks per year (Monday to Friday, core hours 8.30am until 4.30pm)

Monday to Friday, term-time plus five whole school closure days and ten days during school holiday periods.

NJC Point 4, £18,933 per annum pro rata. Actual starting salary £16,756 per annum.

Start date Thursday 2nd September 2021 

Position 2

18 hours per week for 40 weeks per year (10am until 4.30pm, on three days per week)

6 hours per day over three days per week, term-time, whole school closure days which fall on your day of work and five days during school holiday periods.

NJC Point 4, £18,933 per annum pro rata. Actual starting salary £7,953 per annum.

Start date Thursday 2nd September 2021 

Core hours for both positions to be worked between 8.30am and 4.30pm to suit the needs of the successful candidate and the school.

The Ecclesbourne School is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity to join our Science Faculty as a Science Technician. You will be passionate about the power of education to improve the life chances of young people and be a committed team player. 

Our ideal candidate will: 

  • Have good organisational skills, patience, flexibility, creativity and an ability to build relationships with young people 
  • Provide assistance and advice in meeting the practical needs of the science curriculum

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Become part of a team of like-minded individuals 
  • Work with colleagues who are friendly, welcoming and committed to ensuring every student receives a first rate teaching and learning experience  
  • Receive full support for training and professional development 

We are a non-selective school and committed to maintaining an all-inclusive community for all students.   Children of members of staff, with a minimum of two years’ service at the school at the time of application, are included in our admissions criteria. Continuity of service recognised for local government employees.

The school motto of ‘Integrity, tenacity and service’ is at the core of school life. To learn more about our school please visit the school website and if you share our ethos we look forward to hearing from you.

To apply please return a completed Ecclesbourne School application form and letter (no more than two A4 typed sides) which outlines how your previous experience has prepared you for this position and what particular skills you will bring to it. Should you wish to visit our school, prior to your application, you will be most warmly welcomed.   

 For further information or help with the application process please contact: Tina Spencer-Keyse, Director of Human Resources by email or call 01332 843257


Please note that we do not accept applications by CV. Interviews to be held on Thursday 10th June 2021.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and all employees will be subjected to the relevant pre-employment checks and must hold an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance prior to employment.

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