Chemistry Technician, Surrey

Closing date:

Godalming CollegeSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,231 to £18,210 per year depending on experience/qualifications
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Required from September 2017:

Full-time, Term-time only (39 weeks per year)

£18,958 - £21,269 per year pro rata

We require a technician to provide a high standard of technical science support to our Chemistry department in accordance with Health and Safety Regulations and to enable the provision of quality education. This will include the maintenance and security of laboratories and ensuring the cleanliness & proper functioning of all equipment. The technician will also assist with the preparation of resources including experiments and computer applications for teaching and demonstration purposes.

Applicants should have a chemistry qualification at A-Level or above and/or experience of working in a similar laboratory environment. They must also be able to demonstrate good practice in the handling of laboratory apparatus and chemicals when assisting students. Good organisational and interpersonal skills will be required as will a flexible and adaptable approach to assist the smooth running of the department. 

The role is offered on a temporary maternity cover basis which we envisage will last for up to one year. It may be particularly suitable for a recent graduate looking to gain some relevant work experience. 

The full-time salary is £18,958 - £21,269 per year. The actual salary based on hours worked will be £16,231 to £18,210 per year depending on experience and qualifications.

Full details and an application form can be downloaded from our website For a hard copy or other enquiries please contact Personnel Services on 01483 411293 or email

Closing Date: Monday 7 August 2017 at 9am

Interviews are planned for Friday 11 August.

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More about Godalming College
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Address: Tuesley Lane, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1RS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1483 423526
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