Science Technician 

With specialism in Chemistry.
37 hours per week, term-time only (substantial part-time will also be considered).
NJC Scale 3, full-time salary £19,417–£20,097 pa; Pro rata term-time salary £16,050–£16,612 pa.
Required for January 2020. Closing date: noon, Monday 9 December 2019.

Langley Grammar School has an outstanding record for Science teaching and student performance. We are seeking a well-qualified, enthusiastic and all-round Chemistry Technician to work within a large, well-resourced and popular Science Faculty.

Reporting to the Senior Science Technician, the post involves undertaking tasks to support the teaching of Chemistry, although there will be opportunities to work across all Science subjects. A sound knowledge of the equipment and materials used in Chemistry experiments is required. You should be qualified to ‘A’ level (or equivalent) in Chemistry and ideally (but not essentially) have experience of a similar role within a school environment. You will need to be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team, demonstrate practical knowledge and problem-solving skills, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Above all you will be interested in young people, supporting them in their studies and their personal development.

The school is a very popular co-educational 11–18 selective school, located within easy reach of Langley station and Junction 5 of the M4. We have approximately 1090 students, 300 of whom are in the Sixth Form; the school is heavily over-subscribed and expectations of students and staff are high. The school was last inspected by Ofsted in 2007, and was graded outstanding in all categories. In February 2020 a new teaching block will be opening, and all science teaching will take place in the brand new state of the art building.

All staff have the option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (a career average scheme), the employee pays 5.8% and the School contributes a further 19.6%.

An information pack and an application form can be downloaded from the school website at

The application form must be completed; the School cannot accept CVs on their own although they may be included along with the application form and a covering letter.

Applications should be returned by midday on Monday 09 December 2019 addressed to Mr G Trigg, Business Manager, or by email to

Langley Grammar School
Reddington Drive, Langley, Berkshire SL3 7QS
01753 598300  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Langley Grammar School

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Langley Grammar School
Reddington Drive

Headteacher: Mr J Constable

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