Science Technician, Reading

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Highdown School and Sixth Form CentreReading

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,065 - £18,426 pa, pro rata (actual salary: £13,488 pa) 34 hours per week (flexible hours possible), Term time only
Contract term: Permanent

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a very popular, oversubscribed and successful school set in 32 acres of parkland in Caversham to the north of Reading.

We are seeking a Technician to join a well-resourced Science Department. The role will include assisting in the lab, preparing for lessons and experiments, ensuring all apparatus and chemicals are put away correctly and adhering to health and safety standards. The ideal applicant will have previous experience of working in a school science lab and be happy to work alone as well as part of a team of Technicians. All science backgrounds welcome. 

Why Highdown School?

  • We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels
  • We are conveniently located for quick and easy access to London, the rest of Berkshire and Oxfordshire
  • Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities
  • Staff have free access to Westfield Health advice and support service

Closing date: 18 April 2019
Interviews: w/c 22 April 2019

For details and an application form visit our website: Please return your completed application form to Miss Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s PA, in the post or by email at  

More about Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Surley Row, Emmer Green, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 9015800
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Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is located in Caversham, Reading. It is a mixed, mainstream secondary school that caters for students aged 11-18. Supported by the local education authority, this comprehensive school has approximately 1,250 stud...