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Permanent Science Technician



Science Technician

30 hours per week x 39 weeks per year

Grade D: £10.60 to £11.70 per hour  (depending on experience)


Required from September 2022


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to support our friendly and successful Science Department. The successful candidate should have a genuine interest in science and a willingness to learn and develop their skills as training will be available for the right candidate. Candidates should be well organised, flexible and a strong team player. 

The post holder will be required to work closely with the Head of Science and senior Science Technician but will also need to use their own initiative and be confident to work independently providing practical support to the Department.

The role will include:

  • Preparation and supervision of specialist equipment for lessons.
  • Constructing and modifying specialist apparatus.
  • Taking an active part in demonstrations and episodes of teaching that will include supporting practical classes.
  • Maintaining a safe working environment including the completion of risk assessments.
  • Ordering and maintaining resources.

The Science Department also delivers Animal Care BTEC and oversees the management of the College Farm.  Knowledge relevant to the welfare of animals would be an advantage.

The timetable of the post holder will allow time to support the PE Department one day per week. Tasks will include supporting the Head of PE in the administration of the PE curriculum.

The work pattern is Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 3:30 which allows for a one hour lunch break.

This permanent position will be available from September 2022.

Chulmleigh Community College is a school with exemplary standards of behaviour, where a high level of respect underpins our academic success.  All staff play an active role in promoting our ethos.

Please email completed application forms to by 10 am on Friday 15 July 2022.

As employers, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and in that regard have appropriate policies and procedures.  All staff undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

Closing date: 10 am Friday 15th July 2022

         Interview date: Wednesday 20th July 2022