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Lead Science Technician – Permanent

The Queen Katherine SchoolCumbria

Lead Science Technician – Permanent

Full time (37 hours per week), Term-Time plus 3 days INSET pa

Although work in school holiday periods is not essential, we would be happy to negotiate some holiday working with the right candidate. Pro rata salary would increase accordingly. 

£22,183 to £24,491 FTE / £18,718 to £20,666 pro rata (plus any holiday weeks worked)

We are pleased to offer this opportunity for someone with experience in science technical support seeking to develop their career. 

Science Technicians play a key role assisting in the preparation of inspirational demonstrations and practical activities for students. The Lead Science Technician will oversee the science technician team and ensure that a safe, effective and efficient laboratory technical service is provided.

The successful candidate must have GCSE or A level science qualification/s and experience in science technical support or a science background. Previous work in an educational setting would be an advantage but is not essential. 

Please see the job description and person specification for more information about this interesting and rewarding role. If you feel that you have the right skills and experience for this opportunity, we would be delighted to receive an application from you. 


The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS).

Please visit www.queenkatherine.org for more information.


Closing date for applications: Sunday 12th December 2021

Interview date:  TBC  

To start : as soon as possible  


For queries, please contact Tracy Houlden, HR Manager

tracy.houlden@queenkatherine.org 


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