Science Technician, Birmingham

Closing date:

Holyhead SchoolBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: Immediate Start
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SCP 15 - 17 – £17,972 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent


Science Technician 

SCP 15 - 17 – £17,972 pro rata 

Term Time Only 

Immediate Start 

Holyhead School is a heavily over-subscribed, 11-19 Academy in Handsworth with over 1300 students on roll. The school was designated ‘Outstanding‘ by Ofsted following a successful inspection in December 2013, April 2015 and then again in December 2017. Inspectors highlighted a number of key reasons for the school’s success including:

● Teachers have high expectations of all students, regardless of their ability

● Relationships are excellent and are built on respect and trust

● Students from many different backgrounds and cultures get on very well together

●  Staff morale is high

● GCSE results across a range of subjects are significantly better than those of similar schools, representing outstanding progress

● Students’ achievement in the Sixth Form is outstanding

We are looking for….

● An highly motivated science technician with some understanding of relevant Health and Safety legislation, including CLEAPSS, COSHH and ESCC regulations.

● An excellent communicator who will be able to liaise effectively with both pupils and staff and be willing to work flexibly within the school environment.

● The ability to take responsibility for the safekeeping of chemicals, stock levels, preparing resources, organising laboratories and maintaining equipment.

We can offer….

●  Excellent students and staff who will enthuse and inspire the successful candidate

●  The opportunity to be part of a highly innovative and successful school

●  A friendly and supportive working environment

●  A commitment to staff wellbeing

●  A comprehensive induction programme and the opportunity to engage in further professional development

If you feel that you could add value and have the necessary energy, enthusiasm together with a sense of humour to join us, then please email your completed application to Mr Yasir Idris, Human Resources Manager at

Please note applications are only accepted on the official Holyhead School job application form which can be downloaded from our website. Informal enquiries are most welcome.

Holyhead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates.

Closing date: 23 November 2018

Interview: w/c 26 November 2018

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More about Holyhead School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Milestone Lane, Holyhead Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 0HN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 5231960
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Welcome message by the new Principal 

Holyhead  is special because of the commitment to high aspirations, shared by our  staff, our students, our parents/carers and the local community. 
The aim of the school is that every...