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Science (Biology) Technician

  • Salary:  £12,223 (FTE £24,831)
  • Term Time Only
  • Part time – 22.5 hours per week
  • Applications must be received by: Midday Wednesday 10th March 2021
  • Interviews to be held on Wednesday 17th March 2021 in person at Sutton High School.

Sutton High School are seeking an individual with a good background knowledge of Science, ideally in Biology,  to play a key role supporting the safe delivery of experiments and Science lessons across KS2 to KS5 in our state-of-the-art laboratories.

Your responsibilities will include preparing equipment and materials for lessons and assisting teaching staff in trialling any experiments prior to lessons, ensuring that correct and safe procedures are used. You will also assist pupils in using equipment and undertaking experiments, giving demonstrations as required.  You will also need to maintain the faculty inventory and undertake stock control and the purchasing of equipment, materials, chemicals, textbooks and resources.

There will also be the opportunity to participate in training activities and sessions offered by the school and other external agencies in order to develop your knowledge and skills and keep up to date with technical and health and safety requirements relevant to the role.

Previous experience as a Science Technician is not essential, but you will need good, basic background knowledge of Biology with GCSE Maths, English, Science or equivalent qualifications at grade C or above.

About Sutton High School

Sutton High School is an academically selective independent day school for girls with an age range of 3 to 18 years. Joining our team means that you will be working with girls who are joyful, courteous and keen to make the most out of each and every day. We are a close-knit community and new additions are welcomed warmly by students and staff alike.

We can also offer you a green and spacious six acre site, excellent transport links, delicious free lunches and activities for staff including choir, swimming, yoga and a book club. Every year staff are invited to a quiz, a Burns Night and a summer party.

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as: 

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Applications must be received by: Midday Wednesday 10th March 2021.

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 17th March 2021 in person at Sutton High School.

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