Science Technician

Closing Date: 10 Jan 2022 (Vacancy Closed)

Salary: Pro Rata, Term Time Only Full Time or Part Time Job Share = £16668

Science Technician

Permanent Post –  Full Time or Part Time Job Share 37 hpw – Term Time only

Pay scale – Band 4 SCP 6

Pro Rata, Term Time Only pay = £16668 (37 hpw)

(Plus 5 extra paid days in school holidays if required)

To start as soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Science Technician who will be able to provide support for a busy and growing Science Department. Duties will include the preparation of resources and equipment for practical activities and ensuring that chemicals and biological materials are safely stored and disposed of when not required.  The successful candidate(s) will keep up to date with health and safety requirements and be committed to their own continuing professional development.  You will also provide general technical support for the department, help out when required with the school Science Club and Open Evenings.

We are seeking a colleague who is a team worker with first class communication skills who is committed to delivering an outstanding education for our students. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential whilst experience of working in an educational environment is highly desirable.

Hours of work are 37 hours per week full time but we would also welcome applications from those interested in a part time/job share position. There may be occasional flexibility of working hours, to enable work to be completed when students have left the premises or on Open Evenings.

The successful applicant will have experience of working with young people and the ability to communicate with a variety of audiences.

Boldon School and South Tyneside Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

Please return completed application forms to:

Should you require any further information regarding this post please contact Dr Gemma Sharpe (Faculty Leader) by email:

Closing date: Monday 10 January 2022 by 9.00am

Interview date: TBC

Science Technician JD and PS Dec 2021

Application form- JRO

This vacancy is now closed.