Science Technician

Required as soon as possible
Part time, term time only (+3 inset days). 16 hours per week (days/hours to be agreed).
Salary details £6,209–£6,617 (actual salary).
Closing date: 9am, Monday 21 January 2019.


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and efficient Science Technician to join the school’s dedicated team of technicians who support the science department in delivering exciting and challenging lessons to our students. Science qualifications and a science background and/or laboratory experience is preferable but not essential, as full training will be provided. 

Most of our technicians’ time is spent in the well-equipped preparation room, with views across the West Berkshire countryside, preparing, setting up and tidying away the equipment and materials required for demonstrations and practical work. Occasionally the technicians are required to assist students in the classroom with practical work. 

The successful candidate will have a high level of organisational and communication skills and will also be someone who can work flexibly within a dynamic environment.

In addition, the successful candidate will have:

  • GCSE English and Maths, grade A* - C or equivalent
  • commitment to the safeguarding of students
  • the ability to work on their own initiative and within a team
  • a proven ability to work creatively and collaboratively, with a minimum of direct supervision
  • basic First Aid Training (desirable but not essential)

 If you wish to be part of our plans for the future, please download an application form. This should be completed and returned, along with a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4, to recruitment@denefield.org.uk

If you would like to discuss the role or arrange a visit to the school, please contact the school directly on 0118 9413458.

Closing date: 9.00am, Monday 21 January 2019.
Interviews: To be confirmed.

Please note:we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible. 


Denefield School is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. CVs will not be accepted. Denefield School is an equal opportunities employer and selects staff on merit, irrespective of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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Tilehurst
Reading
Berkshire
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