Science Technician– Role B (32.5 hours per week Term Time only), Brighton and Hove

Closing date:

Patcham High SchoolBrighton and Hove

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £14,599-£15,803 Actual Pro Rata Salary per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Science Technician – Role B  (LGA Pay Scale 7-11)

We are looking to appoint a Science Technician to start as soon as possible to provide support to staff and students within our vibrant Science Department.  32.5 hours per week:  8.30am – 3.30pm Monday-Friday, term time only (44 weeks per year).  Salary:  LGA Scale 7-11 £19,554-£21,166.  Actual pro rata Salary £14,599-£15,803 pa.

Patcham High School is an 11–16 comprehensive school of 1050 students, situated on the northern outskirts of Brighton, very close to the old village of Patcham.   The school is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted and we are in an exciting phase of development to become ‘Outstanding’.  We are known for our innovative approach and we value professional training very highly.

The successful candidate will work with the Senior Technician to help prepare resources for teachers and students to use in the laboratories during class time.  Ideally candidates will have experience in this field, but this is not essential and training can be provided if required.  A detailed job description and person specification is attached or can be downloaded from our school’s website

The successful candidate will  

• Have a passion for working with young people;

• Have knowledge and experience of working in a Science related role;

• Be committed to making Science an exciting subject for our students;

• Have excellent organisational and outstanding interpersonal skills.

If you enjoy a challenge, you like working in a pacey environment and are interested in the post, please download an application pack.  Where possible, please email your completed application form to the Headteacher’s PA, Elise Holmes .  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs Holmes, either by email or by telephone to 01273 543484.

Patcham High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

BRIGHTON & HOVE SCHOOLS – Taking Action for Equality

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake

We reserve the right to interview on application should a suitable candidate become available.

Closing date:  Wednesday 26th June at 5pm   

Interviews:     Week commencing 1st July 2019

More about Patcham High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Ladies Mile Road, Patcham, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8PB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1273 503908
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Based in Brighton, Patcham High School is a secondary, community school for girls and boys aged between 11 and 16. The mainstream school was founded in 1990 after Patcham Fawcett School for boys combined with Margaret Hardy School for girls. The East...