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Science Technician with Apprenticeship Option

Dunottar SchoolSurrey

Science Technician with Apprenticeship option 

Job Description 

 Full time commencing September 2021 

Closing Date: 18th April 2021 

Interviews: tbc 

Working Hours: Full time / term time (0.76) 

Salary:   up to £22,450 FTE for salaried position or apprentice rate of pay (plus course funding) for the apprenticeship route 


Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to recruit before the deadline. 

Dunottar is a co-educational school for pupils aged 11-18 set in extensive grounds of 15 acres on the outskirts of Reigate. With a new Headmaster in September 2017, the school is on a very exciting journey.  The school is experiencing fast growth in pupil numbers and has recently completed a £6.6 million capital development programme to build a new Sixth Form Centre and a whole school Assembly Hall to accommodate future growth.   

Dunottar is a great place to work, with a team of highly professional and committed teachers and support staff.  We incorporate best practice from independent schools and academies right across the United Learning Group, whilst retaining our unique, friendly ethos in Reigate where pupils are nurtured to make significant personal progress at the same time as achieving excellent academic results.  United Learning is an outstanding organisation which prides itself on providing a working and learning environment which encourages ‘the best in everyone’.  You will join a network of staff belonging to 60 other schools, with opportunities to engage with fellow professionals which far exceed what one school could achieve on its own.  Personal development and career opportunities are excellent. They will also play an active role in the extensive and varied co-curricular program, both during the working week and some weekends. 


Dunottar has a well-established Science department.  All science subjects are taught separately in Years 7-11.  From Year 9, pupils commence their Science GCSEs taking AQA science in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Combined Science. At A level the AQA specification is followed.  

The Science department has good facilities with five spacious, well-equipped laboratories and two preparation rooms.  There is a weekly science club during lunchtimes and after school as well as other enrichment opportunities for pupils.   The Technician is a member of the Science Department. She/he is responsible for the organisation and day-to-day running of the 5 school laboratories and two preparation rooms. They are accountable to the Head of Science. 

 There is option for an apprentice for this role who will undertake a Level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship which is a Nationally recognised work-based training programme with Youthforce.  Salary for this can be discussed on application.   

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