3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible after all necessary checks

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 6, point 8 -13 (£11.81-£12.98)

What skills and experience we're looking for

An opportunity has arisen for a well-organised, enthusiastic Science Technician to join our Science Faculty. This technician role is essential in supporting teaching staff in the delivery of lessons through the preparation and organisation of practical equipment. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills and be a good team member, working closely with both teaching staff and other science technicians. Prior experience is not essentials as full training will be provided, however, a keen interest in science is desirable along with 5 GCSE qualifications at Grade C or above including English, maths and science.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

 A happy and supportive working environment

 A dedicated team of staff and governors and good support at all levels

 A school focused on the value of staff wellbeing

Further details about the role

The main duties will include:

• Ensuring the laboratories are well stocked and resourced.

• Clearing away apparatus and equipment at the end of each lesson, including cleaning, storing and disposing of all equipment and chemicals safely.

• Following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks are being kept up-to-date with CLEAPSS.

• Participating in professional development as needed and attending INSET courses when they meet the personal development needs.

Commitment to safeguarding

Abingdon Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check. The Trust is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity, di-versity and inclusion and welcomes applications from less well-represented groups in the school and Trust. Posts in regulated activity are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 and all shortlisted candidates will be required to disclose information about their previous criminal convic-tions. All staff are expected to promote fundamental British values.

Applying for the job

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About John Mason School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1031 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

John Mason School is part of the Abingdon Learning Trust and is fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all its students and staff.

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