A Science Technician is required to join an experienced team of technicians, working in Applied Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. A scientific background is essential. Previous relevant experience and an awareness of Health & Safety would be an advantage. The Science Department is well resourced, with 7 modern designated laboratories. It is a lively department where teaching involves the use of a wide range of activities. There are currently 13 teachers and 6 technicians in the Department. There is a culture of co-operative decision-making in departmental meetings and all staff are highly committed to improving standards. The technician team services; AS/A2 Salters Horners Advanced Physics (120 students), AS/A2 Salter Chemistry A (160 students), AS/A2 Salter Biology B (140 students) and BTEC Applied Science (120 students), in modern well equipped laboratories. A new laboratory opened in September 2012 as the Science numbers are expanding. The post is part-time, term-time only (39 weeks per year). The hours of work are Monday from 8.30am to 4.30pm (with 45 minutes for lunch), Tuesday – Friday 1pm – 4.30 pm. The salary is from £9,046 - £10,685 per annum, (49.95% of Points 18–23P4) including Reigate College Allowance. Although the post is for 39 weeks per year, the annual salary will be divided into twelve monthly payments. The Support Staff Pay Scale is enclosed. Candidates are asked to complete the Support Staff application form and return it to the Personnel Officer as soon as possible, but no later than 9.00 a.m. Thursday 22nd June 2017. In completing their supporting statement, candidates are asked to indicate the particular strengths and experiences they would bring to the post.