Science Technician - Tiverton High School

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £10.60 - £11.70 per hour (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

Tiverton High School is an innovative and successful school situated within easy reach of Exmoor and the North Devon coast. We have over 1250 students aged 11-16 on roll 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 co-operative trust school and are in a formal federation with Heathcoat Primary and Rackenford C of E Primary Schools.

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 is able to tackle a range of routine duties within the science department.

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

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

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

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.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This role requires a DBS disclosure.
This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.
Suitable references are required for this post.

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Schools
  • Work LocationMid DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX16 6SQ

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupEducation Support

  • Salary Details

    £10.60 - £11.70 per hour (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    35 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required