Science Technician, Southampton

Closing date:

King Edward VI SchoolSouthampton
Date posted:
Start date: February 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £11,274.84 – £13,690.88 (pro rata £18,500 FTE) p.a.
Contract term: Permanent



28 – 34 hours per week Mon-Fri

Flexibility on number of hours and start and finish times available for the right candidate

Term-time only plus INSET days and 5 additional days to be worked as required in the school holidays

Salary range £11,274.84 – £13,690.88 (pro rata £18,500 FTE) p.a. 

We require a proactive, enthusiastic and highly organised Science Technician to join our busy Science Technician Team. The role would include preparing equipment, chemicals and experiments for Year 7 and Year 8 pupils, stock control and safety checks. The role will also include assisting the Head of Junior Science in managing the department’s budget, involvement in department related co-curricular clubs and carrying out some administrative duties.

You will ideally be educated to A-level standard or higher in a Science subject. Experience working in a laboratory setting or in a school science department is not required but would be an advantage. 

You will be responsible to the Head of Junior Science and will carry out duties within the Junior Science laboratories as directed by the subject teachers.

A full job description and application form are available at:  Applications need to be made on a school application form and sent to HR at by the closing date. CVs are not an acceptable alternative. 

Employment benefits include a competitive pension scheme, Health Cash Plan scheme, on-site gym and a reduction in school fees.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 29 January 2018

Interviews: w/c 5 February 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service and past employers.

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