9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Required for November 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Claydon High School as a Science Technician, working within a strong and supportive team. The post will involve preparing and maintaining resources for teaching staff within the Science Department under the direction of the Senior Science Technician. Other duties may include technical assistance in class when required.

We are looking for a confident and committed individual with good communication and organisational skills. Ideally the successful candidate will have some relevant scientific background and be able to provide some administrative support to departmental staff. This post would be suitable for someone with experience of working in a school, someone interested in joining a school environment with thoughts about becoming a teacher or LSA or someone wishing to put their Science skills into practice. Visitors and prospective colleagues often comment on the warm welcome they receive here and we invite you to come and experience this for yourself.

What the school offers its staff

Claydon High School and Penrose Learning Trust provide an excellent support programme for newly appointed staff. We pride ourselves on our positive hardworking ethos and collegiate atmosphere.

We offer:

  • new staff training and induction with ongoing support;
  • continuous professional development opportunities;
  • bespoke support for career development.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. Claydon High School is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to applications@penroselearningtrust.uk

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
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About Claydon High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
774 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01473 836 110

Claydon High School is a popular, oversubscribed and friendly comprehensive school on the outskirts of Ipswich; we are situated close to the A14 with easy transport links across Suffolk and into Essex. We are a small school with 776 students on roll which means that there is a close working relationship with all the staff and students in the school. As part of the South Suffolk Learning Trust we also work closely with other schools within the MAT to achieve “excellence through collaboration”.

Arranging a visit to Claydon High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email abateman@claydonhigh.com.

School location

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