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Science Technician Vacancy

Science Technician Vacancy

37 hours per week for 41 weeks per year
NJC Point 12 to 13 (£17,173 to £17,391 per annum pro rata)
Actual starting salary (£15,200 per annum)

The Ecclesbourne School is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity to join our Science Faculty as a Science Technician. You will be passionate about the power of education to improve the life chances of young people and be a committed team player.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • have good organisational skills, patience, flexibility, creativity and an ability to build relationships with young people
  • previous experience of working in a science laboratory
  • an awareness of the importance of health and safety

You will have the opportunity to:

  • become part of a team of like-minded individuals
  • work with colleagues who are friendly, welcoming and committed to ensuring every student receives a first rate teaching and learning experience
  • receive full support for training and professional development

You will work for 37 hours per week for 41 weeks per year, which includes term-time plus 5 whole school closure days and 5 days to be worked during school closure. Working hours will be Monday to Friday for 7.5 hours on four days and 7 on the remaining day, with 30 minutes for lunch. Core hours to be worked between 8.30am and 4.30pm to suit the needs of the successful candidate and the school. Continuity of service recognised for local government employees.

We are a non-selective school and committed to maintaining an all-inclusive community for all students. Children of members of staff, with a minimum of two years’ service at the school at the time of application, are included in our admissions criteria.

The school motto of ‘Integrity, tenacity and service’ is at the core of school life. To learn more about our school please visit the school website at If you share our ethos we look forward to hearing from you.

To apply please return a completed Ecclesbourne School application form and letter (no more than two A4 typed sides) which outlines how your previous experience has prepared you for this position and what particular skills you will bring to it. Should you wish to visit our school, prior to your application, you will be most warmly welcomed.

Application Forms

Please note that we do not accept applications by CV

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All employees will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, prior to employment.

For further information, to arrange a visit, or help with the application process please contact:

Lisa Brannan, Learning Services Manager
Tel : 01332 843251