Chemistry Technician, Bath

Closing date:

The Royal High School Bath Senior SchoolBath

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,500- £18,000 pro rata per annum dependent on experience
Contract term: Fixed Term

The Role

Required as soon as possible, we are seeking to appoint an efficient and motivated Chemistry Technician to join our innovative and dynamic science faculty. You will be enthusiastic, well qualified and have the ability to support the Chemistry Department throughout the school to A Level and IB Level standard.

The role involves supporting the safe delivery of experiments and practical activities within chemistry lessons in order to optimise teaching and learning. Teamwork and support for the department is a key part of this role, as you will part of a team of science technicians.

Academic or industrial laboratory experience is essential and detailed knowledge of school level chemistry would be an advantage. The successful candidate will have good interpersonal and manual handling skills and the desire to engage directly with young people to support their learning. The post holder should also be qualified to NVQ Level 2 or above in a relevant science technician qualification, or further higher qualification in Chemistry or a closely related subject.

The Department

Chemistry is a popular choice with strong recruitment to courses in the Sixth Form. Examination results are excellent and we offer a wide range of co-curricular activities to support our classroom teaching. 

Why Royal High School Bath?

The Royal High School Bath is a highly rewarding place to work and is part of the national network of GDST schools, dedicated to leadership in girls’ education. We offer excellent facilities and resources and a warm, friendly and supportive working environment. Being part of the GDST, we also offer:

· Competitive salaries and pay progression

· Access to extensive professional development opportunities

· Training grants for qualifications

· Generous pension schemes

· Free life assurance benefit

· A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

· Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans

· A Cycle to Work scheme

· Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further information and an application form please click the apply button.

Closing Date: Thursday 14th September 2017

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 19th September 2017

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.



Job location

More about The Royal High School Bath Senior School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior School and Sixth Form, Lansdown Road, Bath, North East Somerset, BA1 5SZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 313877
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The Royal High School was formed in 1998 with the successful merger of two very fine independent girls’ schools, both with histories going back to the middle of the 19th Century. It enjoys wonderful facilities for learning and recreation and ou...