Science Technician

Title Science Technician
Salary Grade D £10.60 - £11.70 per hour
Job term Permanent
Appointment type Term time only
Interview date TBC
Closing date 31st August 2022, 12pm

Tiverton High School is an innovative and successful school situated within easy reach of Exmoor and the North Devon coast. We have over 1200 students aged 11-16 on role and have a genuinely comprehensive intake. Our philosophy is grounded on the belief that ‘we are here to help children succeed: it’s that simple’.

We are a cooperative trust school and are in a formal federation with Heathcoat Primary and Rackenford C of E Primary School.

We are looking to appoint a Science Technician to provide technical support to teaching staff within science classes. We are looking for someone who has a flexible approach and can tackle a range of routine duties within the science department. 

The successful candidate will, alongside the Technician team, assist with the planning and preparation of materials and technical information for practical work. They will have a recognised science qualification, and/or laboratory experience or have relevant experience working as a Science Technician. 

They will be aware of CLEAPPS/COSHH and other regulations regarding the storage of chemicals. They will work well under pressure and be equally comfortable working on their own or as a part of a team. 

You will have excellent communication skills with both adults and students alike.

Safeguarding children is our priority and the above post is one the Authority has deemed to involve substantial access to children. With that in mind, if appointed, we will seek references and a full disclosure and barring check.  

If you are willing to go the extra mile and share our ambition to provide an outstanding education to fantastic children, then we would welcome your application.

To apply please download the job description and application form and return them to mhepworth@tiverton.devon.sch.uk