Science Technician

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Droitwich Spa High School and Sixth Form

Science Technician

32.5 hours per week, Term Time Only,

Band 2 to 3

(Grade on appointment will reflect the competency levels of individual applicant)

£14716 per annum (Band 2a) (£20,104 FTE)

£15133 per annum (Band 3a) (£20,674 FTE)

Job Description and Person Specification

Do you love working in a practical environment?

Do you enjoy working with young people?

Do you have an interest in science?

Then consider joining Droitwich Spa High School in a job promoting challenge and creativity within our Science Department.

Our aim is to provide a stimulating and welcoming environment to students. Your main responsibilities will be to assist the Senior Science Technician in providing practical assistance, support, and advice in the delivery of the science curriculum.


Our busy, friendly department offers 12 laboratories, and 3 prep rooms. The work is varied and changes from day to day. We provide resources to support students’ learning in lessons.  Key skills are planning and communication, to ensure high quality support to the Senior Science technician and teaching team for core lessons and termly events. Key responsibilities are monitoring day-to-day H&S and updating paperwork/safety checks as needed, preparing orders for all science equipment, books, and consumables. You will interact regularly with other school departments and may take on a first aid role along with other technicians.

Ideally, you will have experience and/or a qualification gained in a science environment.

If you would like to be involved in helping young people to become independent and lifelong learners, then this may be the job for you. A meeting to tour the department is recommended.

Applicants need to be suitably qualified; training and support will be provided.

Droitwich Spa High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date:  Wednesday, 24th May 2023

Interview date: Friday, 26th May 2023

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