Science Technician

Batley Girls High School, Batley, West Yorkshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £16,445 to £16,774

Job summary

Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide an outstanding education through our family of schools. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Batley Grammar School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School.

We are an ‘Outstanding’ 11-19 school and we are very proud of our achievements: ‘Students achieve exceptionally well in this outstanding academy. They make rapid and sustained progress’ (Ofsted, 2013). We have an ethos based around the ideas of Achievement, Respect and Transformation (ART). Respect for self, for others and for learning is at the core of everything we do.

We are dedicated to investing in our staff and passionately committed to their development, providing a supportive environment where people can truly grow and flourish.

We are looking to appoint an experienced and highly capable Science Technician to join our dedicated and talented science department at Batley Girls' High School.

The successful applicant will have previous experience of laboratory work from either a commercial organisation or a secondary school/further/higher education provider. They will have the ability to prepare materials and equipment for secondary school science and be familiar with CLEAPSS systems and COSHH regulations. A HNC/HND or science degree would be a distinct advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive School where development for staff is a priority.
Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form, available at or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/, for consideration by our selection panel.

Closing date for applications is Monday 20 April 2020
Interviews will be held Week Commencing 27 April 2020

Essential educational requirements

Experience of Laboratory work as part of further education or with a commercial organisation

Technician’s post ina High School Science Department

Experience of working with COSHH Regulations

Experience of working with CLEAPSS Systems

Essential qualifications

The role requires a minimum of 5 GCSE’s Grade 4 – 9 (A –C) or equivalent including English and Maths.

Science Degree

HND/HNC or Equivalent in Science-related subject

Essential skills and experience

Knowledge of email, internet and intranet.

The post holder requires some detailed knowledge of Trust’s Policies, processes and procedures in connection with GDPR and a willingness and commitment to ensure compliance of this regulation and any associated data-related legislation.

Knowledge and interest in Secondary Education

Reasonably Practical Level - knowledge of statutory duties with regards to safeguarding and Health & Safety obligations.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1229 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Batley Girls High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Windmill Lane, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0LD