Science Technician, Croydon

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Whitgift SchoolCroydon

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Start date: April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Range: £24,193.00 - £26,448.00 (dependent on qualifications and experience) (This is pro rata for term-time only (41 weeks including holiday pay)
Contract term: Permanent

Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with approximately 1500 pupils including over one hundred boarding pupils and flexi boarding pupils.  It is set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon enjoying excellent links to London, Surrey and the south coast.

We are seeking to appoint a Science Technician to work as an additional member of our hard working team to provide a service with will ensure safe, effective and efficient use of resources to support the science curriculum and through the provision of this learning support service to promote equality of opportunity for staff and students.  The post holder is required to assist in all subject areas as reasonably required.  This position is available from April 2020, but the starting date is flexible depending on circumstances.

The successful candidate will have a relevant qualification in Science, excellent technical skills and good working knowledge of current health and safety regulations.  Experience need not be in a school environment but evidence of excellent organisational skills, the ability to work under pressure and the ability to work collaboratively and supportively with colleagues to meet deadlines is essential.

In return we offer a generous salary and benefits package including a money purchase pension scheme (plus Life Assurance Cover), Employee Discount Club, discounted school fees for the Foundation Schools, discounted off-peak membership at our on-site gym (Nuffield Health), membership of a healthcare plan, a range of family-friendly benefits and season ticket loan.

We welcome applications from all sectors of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

To apply, select the white 'documents available' button at the top left of the advertisement, and the green 'apply' button on the top right for the online application form.  For any queries, please telephone Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or email  

Closing date: Sunday 29 March 2020

Whitgift School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service

More about Whitgift School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 10 - 18 years
Address: Haling Park, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6YT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8688 9222
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