Science Technician 

Salary range: £18,426 pro rata; actual salary: £14,262 pa.
34 hours per week (flexible hours possible).
Term time only.

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a very popular, oversubscribed and successful school set in 32 acres of parkland in Caversham to the north of Reading.

We are seeking a Technician to join a well-resourced Science Department. The role will include assisting in the lab, preparing for lessons and experiments, ensuring all apparatus and chemicals are put away correctly and adhering to health and safety standards. The ideal applicant will have previous experience of working in a school science lab and be happy to work alone as well as part of a team of Technicians. All science backgrounds welcome. 

Why Highdown School?

  • We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels.
  • We provide highly regarded professional learning and Coaching for Excellence programme.
  • Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities. 

For details and application forms visit our website: Please return your completed application form to Miss Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s PA, in the post or by email on

Applications considered on receipt.

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre
Surley Row, Reading RG4 8LR
Tel: 0118 901 5800
11–18 mixed comprehensive
NOR 1,560

The successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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