Science Technician, Chorley, Lancashire

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Southlands High SchoolChorley, Lancashire

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Grade 4, point 4 - 6
Contract term: Permanent

The position is 31.25 hours a week, term time plus one week.  Grade 4 scale point 4-6 (£18,426 - £19,171) pro rata

Actual week’s pay is 45.05 weeks.

The post will be available on a permanent contract and starts as soon as possible.

Southlands High School is seeking to appoint an experienced Science Technician to provide high levels of organisation and accurate delivery of Science support via set up and removal of practical equipment, maintenance and resourcing equipment. Supporting the work of the senior science technician. This role requires absolute accuracy and the use of highly organised systems at all times. You must be an excellent communicator and have exceptional administrative and organisational skills.

Previous experience of working within a school environment would be an advantage and a genuine interest in working amongst young people is essential. Flexibility is crucial to meet the demands of a busy school as is the ability to build effective relationships with staff, governors and the whole school community.

Responsibilities include: (See full job description)

• To provide technical support services to Science, including the preparation of materials, setting up of equipment for class practical sessions and maintaining equipment for use.  

All candidates should complete the application form.

Closing Date Monday 28 October at 9am.  Interview date to be confirmed. 

Completed Application Forms should be returned by email to 

or by post to Mrs C Mears, Headteacher’s PA, Southlands High School, Clover Road, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 2NJ

Southlands is an Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975. If successful, you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

More about Southlands High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Clover Road, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 2NJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1257 414455
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