Senior Science Technician, Chorley, Lancashire

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Southlands High SchoolChorley, Lancashire
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Start date: January 2019 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 5, point 17-21
Contract term: Permanent


Southlands High School has now completed one year as a school within the newly formed Mosaic Academy Trust with Standish High School. We are seeking to appoint a Senior Science Technician.

The position is 37 hours a week, term time plus one week. Grade 5 point 17 -21 (£18,672 - £20,541) pro rata

Actual week’s pay is 45.05 weeks.

The post will be available on a permanent contract and starts in January 2019 or sooner if possible.

Southlands High School is seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Science Technician to provide high levels of organisation and accurate delivery of Science support via set up and removal of practicals, maintenance and resourcing equipment. 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 co-ordinate the provision of 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 12 November 2018 at 12noon.

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

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14th / Thursday 15th November 2018.

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).

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More about Southlands High School
Address: Clover Road, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 2NJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1257 414455