Science Technical Support Assistant

Required October 2020.
37 hours per week, term time only plus one inset day.
Local Government Scale C, SP3; approximately £15,592 pa subject to experience.
Closing date: Friday 18 September 2020.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and efficient Science Technician to work in support of the Science department. Hours are 37 per week, term time only plus one inset day. Local Government Scale C, SP3, approximately £15,592 p.a., subject to experience.

The person we are seeking will:

  • work in the prep room and support teaching staff and students;
  • be well organised and ready to prepare and clear away science equipment;
  • be educated to GCSE level (a knowledge of science subjects would be useful but training will be provided);
  • be able to work effectively with the other three Science Technicians and the rest of the Science team.

Little Heath School is a highly successful comprehensive school (1610 on roll, including 320 in the Sixth Form) situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting to the west of Reading, with good access to road and rail links. As a school, we pride ourselves on our strong Professional Development programme, believing that support staff need to be able to develop their own practice collaboratively with others.

For an application form and information pack please email

Please address supporting letter of application to the Headteacher. 

Closing date: 18th September 2020.
Interviews to be held week commencing: 21st September 2020.

Little Heath School
Little Heath Road, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire RG31 5TY
Headteacher: Mr D J Ramsden

Little Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Little Heath School Governing Body is an equal opportunities employer. Appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at

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