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  • Earliest start date

    27 February 2023

  • Latest start date

    13 March 2023

  • Closing date

    5 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Science Technician to join our Science and Computer Science Faculty.

The successful candidate will ideally hold an A-level in a science related subject. Practical experience and a demonstrable track record of working in a school environment would be highly advantageous and a confident and positive manner when support young people is a requirement. Excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work effectively in a team are essential.

What the school offers its staff

In addition to competitive salaries, subscription to the Teachers' Pension Scheme and for Support Staff the Local Government Pension Scheme, Winchcombe School has a great deal to offer those that work there.

Staff have many opportunities for continued professional development projects and professional training. Staff can also take advantage of the cycle scheme or even use the electric car charging points at reduced rates.

Your health and wellbeing are important to us and we have family friendly policies in place to assist you and your family.

Further details about the role

The Science department is a successful, dynamic and forward-thinking department with a strong emphasis on continuing professional development. The team prides itself on its innovation and excellence in moving practice on to support student development and encouraged to constantly reflect and share ideas.

Science education is a strongly practical subject at Winchcombe School and experiments and demonstrations are indispensable in enriching the curriculum being taught by our teachers. As a Science Technician you will play an active role in the lessons that you support and be an integral member of the team.

Early application is actively encouraged. Suitable candidates may be called for interview early and we reserve the right to close the position at any time. Please indicate your salary expectation on your application.

We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

Candidates should be aware that if shortlisted, an online search may be conducted as an additional safeguarding check.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trustees of Winchcombe School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Winchcombe School

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

Winchcombe School is a successful and thriving academy for students aged 11 to 16 years. We are a tight-knit and caring school, set in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Winchcombe is an attractive small historic town approximately 7 miles from Cheltenham Spa and with regular bus links.

Our pupils’ attitudes to learning are highly positive and they participate willingly and with interest in all aspects of school life. We are a vibrant and forward-thinking school with well-established community links and strong partnerships with parents. The School is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted and on a secure improvement trajectory.

Our staff also enjoy being part of a supportive community and feel valued for the part they play in the school; we currently have around 70 members of staff in leadership, teaching, support, admin and premises roles.

Staff Professional Development and Welfare: Our Senior Leadership Team is committed to supporting professional development and where budget allows, will endeavour to fund training courses which will help staff to complete their job in a more effective manner. Teaching staff are encouraged to undertake visits to other Gloucestershire schools and to share best practice.

For more information about our aims, ethos and school in general, please see our website.

Arranging a visit to Winchcombe School

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

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