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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,893.00 - £24,702.00 Annually (FTE)

Senior Science Laboratory Technician job summary

Senior Laboratory Technician

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: NJC L3 pts 6-8 £23893-£24702 (FTE)

Contract type: Term Time only plus 5 training days (39 weeks)

Contract term: Permanent

Start date: September 2024

Location: Cedars Upper School

There has never been a more exhilarating time to join us at Cedars Upper School! We are thrilled to announce that our recent Ofsted inspection in 2023 has resulted in an overall ‘Good’ grading , with our Sixth Form earning an ‘Outstanding’ grading, of which we are very proud. We take pride in our continuous pursuit of excellence and the exceptional educational environment we provide for our 1200 students.

At Cedars, we have a strong reputation as a popular and high-performing school. Our achievements were further highlighted by the excellent set of results our students attained in both GCSE and A-Level examinations in summer 2022. Building on these successes, we are determined to reach new heights and aspire for an outstanding status. A large number of our sixth form students move onto Russell group Universities where they continue to flourish.

Currently, we are seeking an exceptional Senior Science Laboratory Technician to join our school. Committed and inspirational individuals, with a passion to deliver outstanding service are invited to apply for the Senior Science Laboratory Technician post providing support to the preparation of practical lessons in Vocational Science and A level Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.

Key Responsibilities include:

- Oversee the daily operations of the science laboratory

- Conduct experiments and analyse results

- Maintain laboratory equipment and ensure proper functioning

- Assist with training junior laboratory staff

- Ensure compliance with safety protocols and regulations

Applicants should have some experience of working in a laboratory.

At Cedars, we place significant emphasis on continuous professional development. We offer excellent in-house CPD opportunities, fostering an extremely supportive and positive atmosphere for all our staff. Our students, who are hardworking, polite, and eager to learn, truly deserve outstanding opportunities to better themselves.

Come and be a part of our extraordinary team at Cedars Upper School, where positivity, growth, and achievement flourish.

Please note that the application process will remain open until we receive a sufficient number of applications, but the final closing date is 12 pm on Friday 21st June 2024. Interviews will be conducted shortly after this date.

As a trust committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, we expect all staff members to share this commitment. Consequently, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in the school.

Visit our website: www.cedarsupper.org.uk

Follow us on Twitter: @Cedars_Upper

We offer a range of employee benefits:

  • A comprehensive induction programme and a supportive working environment including access to Teaching School Hubs and Initial Teacher Training

  • Exceptional CPD and development / promotional opportunities

  • Refer a friend scheme

  • Generous pension schemes

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Employee of the month scheme

  • Diverse workplace

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Cedars Upper School

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1007 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18

School location

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