Science Technician, Purley, Surrey

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Thomas More Catholic SchoolPurley, Surrey

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC Scale 4 Point 18-21 (£19,917 - £21,984 per annum), subject to experience and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a Technician to support our successful Science Department. Previous experience within a school laboratory or similar environment would be advantageous. 

Responsibilities will include ensuring equipment and materials are maintained in good order and in a safe condition and that adequate levels of materials and equipment are available for use by teachers and students. Keep stores well organised and hazardous substances labelled and kept in a safe place and keep preparation rooms, fume cupboards and laboratories in a safe and tidy condition. 

You will support class teachers in science lessons from Year 7 to Year 13. Other responsibilities will include preparing practical equipment, apparatus and resources, monitoring standards and practices within the labs and providing technical and learning assistance in the classroom.

You will ideally already have worked in a school environment as a Science technician or be a recent Science graduate (or relevant degree) from University who has laboratory experience or undertaken a student placement as a technician. 

Part of the school’s mission is to provide excellent quality teaching and learning. We are seeking to ensure that teaching and learning is of the highest quality; rigorous, challenging, differentiated and engaging. We aim for educational excellence in all areas.

Note: you do not need to be Catholic to apply.

For more information about the school, please visit To apply, please return your completed application form, recruitment monitoring form and disclosure form to the school via email:

Closing date: Monday 19th March 2018

Interview dates will be decided upon Shortlisting

The Governors of Thomas More Catholic School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The appointment is subject to the normal pre-employment clearances (e.g. satisfactory references, medical clearance and a satisfactory outcome to your Enhanced DBS Disclosure).

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More about Thomas More Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Russell Hill Road, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2XP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86686251
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