Science Technician, ig4 5lp

Closing date:

Beal High Schoolig4 5lp
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,738 - £18,479
Contract term: Permanent


Beacon Campus

Science Technician

36 hours per week, term-time only

Starting range from £16,738 - £18,479

Required: ASAP

Closing date: 28 September 2018

This is an outstanding school. “Exemplary behaviour, mutual respect and a highly inclusive culture are key contributory factors’ (Ofsted 2012)

We wish to appoint a dynamic and well organised individual to work within a team of science technical staff. The role will include providing technical support with a large department split over two sites. 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. The below documents must be read prior to applying for this role and will be factored into interviews: 

Keeping Children Safe in Education 

BMAT – Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy 

Enhanced DBS (with list checks) is required for this post.

For more information and an application form please visit our website and forward your application to

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position, therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible

Science Technician

Purpose of role

Under the instruction/guidance of senior   technical staff: Provide general support in a specific curricula/resource   area, including preparation, repair, construction and maintenance of   resources and support to staff and   pupils

General duties and responsibilities 

Create and maintain a purposeful, safe, orderly   and productive working environment 

· Safe, timely and accurate preparation and use of   specialist equipment/resources/materials as required by staff/curriculum/lesson   plans etc. 

  • Maintain records as requested
  • Ensure the health and safety and good behaviour of pupils at  all times
  • Work within COSHH, CLEAPSS and other Health and Safety agency  guidelines safe working practice within all areas of the workplace. 
  • Carry out risk assessments for technical tasks. 
  • Provide clerical/admin support
  • Monitor and manage stock and supplies, cataloguing as required

· Maintenance of specialist equipment, check for   quality/safety, undertake repairs/modifications within own capabilities and   report other damages/needs · Demonstrate and assist others in safe and   effective use of specialist equipment/materials 

  • Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required 
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and  performance management as required
  • Work within the technician team, assisting in Science areas as  required

The above mentioned   duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive, duties and responsibilities of   the post may change as requirements and circumstances change. The post holder   may be required to carry out such other duties as requested by management   that are broadly within the level of the post.

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