Science Technician (Level 2)
Howard of Effingham School

Job reference: HOES-SUP-004405

Location: Howard of Effingham School

Closing date: 30/09/2019

Vacancy start date: Not specified

Salary: £20,191 - £23,125pa pro rata (£22,434 - £25,694pa FTE)

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Support

Hours per week: 36 hours per week/41 weeks per year

The Howard of Effingham School has an exciting opportunity for a Science Technician (Level 2) to join the team.  

The post holder will work as part of a team of technicians servicing laboratories, preparing materials and equipment for demonstrations and practical lessons as requested by teaching staff, under the supervision of the Lead Science Technician and the Head of Science. They will also provide technical support including Health and Safety guidance to pupils, experienced and trainee teachers, assisting in practical classes and carrying out demonstrations.  Other duties will include: disposal of waste materials; carrying out safety checks on materials; monitoring stock levels and administrative tasks such as record keeping.

The successful applicant will have a minimum of five GCSEs at Grade C or above, together with a Science related A level or equivalent level of experience. Previous relevant work experience in a similar environment is essential, as is an understanding of Health and Safety requirements and experience of working with COSHH requirements.  Good written and oral communication skills are a must, as is the ability to work independently and a part of a team.   

THPT can offer: 

  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation
  • Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards

The Howard of Effingham School would also consider an apprenticeship within their Science Technician Team.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

The Howard Partnership Trust is 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 closing date for this job has now passed.