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Science Technician (Chemistry)

Farlingaye High SchoolSuffolk


Salary: Grade 3 SCP 17 - £17,49.56 per annum (FTE - £20,092)

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week, 40 weeks* per year**

*40 weeks per year allows for Term Time, PD Days plus a further 1 week per year to be worked during school holidays on agreed days

**Applications would be considered from those looking for part time employment.

We are looking to appoint a permanent Chemistry Technician to join our vibrant and driven Science Faculty. Practical work brings science to life and allows the students to get a hands on experience of scientific concepts and is a key aspect of teaching and learning within the Science Faculty.

Experience of working in a laboratory setting and/or in an educational setting is essential, along with a relevant science qualification. The right candidate will be given support and training to ensure they are able to fulfil the role of Chemistry Technician. 

It is essential that the successful candidate will be a team-player, have a calm and organised personality, a flexible approach and have the ability to cope with a wide range of tasks. They will need to have good communication skills and be prepared to talk to students, teachers and colleagues, providing accurate information at all times.. 

The successful applicant would benefit from a knowledge of using Microsoft products and have English and Maths GCSE Grade C or above

Farlingaye High School is a popular and successful school located in Woodbridge, a pleasant market town situated on the River Deben in Suffolk and just 7 miles from Ipswich. It is a dynamic and creative school with excellent resources, lovely students and great results.   

We are part of East Anglian Schools Trust (EAST) alongside Kesgrave High School, Bungay High School and Castle East School. We have been graded outstanding in our last two Ofsted reports and have “Teaching School” status which allows us to improve teaching and learning. We are committed to providing excellent staff opportunities through developing and promoting our staff and offering an excellent CPD and support programme for new staff.  We are also extremely pleased to have launched our own teacher training provider: EAST SCITT. This allows us to award QTS and also QTS + PGCE Programmes within both Primary and Secondary schools. We welcomed our first group of trainees in September 2021.

Should you wish to discuss the job role in further detail, please contact our Joint Head of Faculty, Claire Moran and Simon Lucking or Peter Smith, Deputy Headteacher

Please note: only applications submitted via the school’s on-line recruitment process will be considered. 

Closing Date: 12 Noon on Tuesday 14th December 2021

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