6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

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Working pattern

Part time: 28.8 hours, four days

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,702 -£25,979

Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Science Technician

Permanent Part-Time 4 days per week (28.8 hours)

Band E £24,702-£25,979 (FTE)

Actual Salary £17,148 - £18,034 (based on 39 weeks per annum/term time plus one week)

Required September 2024

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and outstanding Science Technician with the skills, enthusiasm and drive to be part of our highly successful school.

The successful candidate will assist in our busy, friendly Science Department, actively supporting all aspects of the science department, for example, assisting students and teachers, preparing equipment for science lessons and stock control in our prep rooms.

If you have a science background, good knowledge of safe working practices and preferably some school experience, this could be the perfect role for you.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks. For shortlisted candidates, this may include online searches of publicly available information, for example, via social media platforms such as Facebook, X and Instagram.

We are committed to diversity and have policies in place to promote equality of opportunity.

Application packs for the post are available on the school website

www.prentonhighschool.co.uk or by e-mailing gaughanj@prentonhighschool.co.uk

Closing Date: Monday 24 June 9am

Interviews: Thursday 27 June

Hesketh Avenue, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH42 6RR. 0151 644 8113

Headteacher Mrs L Ayling BA (Hons) PGCE NPQH

• GCSE English, Maths and a Science subject A*-C or equivalent.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Certificate in First Aid or a willingness to undertake training.
  • Successful experience of working in a specialist technical area, possibly in a school environment.
  • Science background.
  • Use of appropriate equipment.
  • Good knowledge of Health & Safety.
  • Knowledge of safe working practices.
  • Ability and willingness to work independently.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Willingness to undertake further training.
  • A commitment to safeguarding all young people.
  • Good sense of humour.
  • Approachable.

What the school offers its staff

Employee Assistance Programme

Local Government Pension

Flu jabs

Cycle to work

Commitment to safeguarding

Prenton High School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare, both physical and emotional, of every student, both inside and outside of the school premises. We follow a child-centred approach to safeguarding our students, which means that at all times staff must consider what is in best interests of the child and take action accordingly.

We work together with external agencies to ensure that the school identifies, accesses and supports those children who are suffering or likely to suffer harm.

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 gaughanj@prentonhighschool.co.uk

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About Prenton High School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
780 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Making a positive difference today to achieve a better tomorrow by:

Providing a safe, happy and respectful school community.
Making students the foundation of our school.
Celebrating and welcoming diversity and equality.
Empowering, challenging and inspiring all in the classroom and beyond.
Creating opportunities where everyone is supported and valued.
Promoting courage, ambition and aspiration.
The staff, governors, students and whole Prenton community will achieve this through our values of:


Arranging a visit to Prenton High School for Girls

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gaughanj@prentonhighschool.co.uk.

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