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  • Start date details

    17th April 2023 (or earlier)

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 February 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,213 - £30,195

Pay scale

NJC SPC 15-17

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Relevant qualifications to at least level 3

  • Good literacy & numeracy skills

  • Extensive experience as a Science Technician in a school environment

  • Knowledge of health & safety in a school science context, including the ability to prepare and review risk assessments

  • Ability to maintain science equipment to a high standard

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • High standard of ICT skills

  • Budget and stock management

  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively with others


  • Evidence of further professional development

  • Current First Aid qualification

  • Experience adapting practical activities for students with SEND/SEMH support needs

  • Knowledge of the GCSE and A Level Science curriculums

  • Experience using Google Workspace applications

What the school offers its staff

Would you like the opportunity to support the delivery of science in a small school setting? Due to expansion,we have a vacancy for an experienced science technician.

Further details about the role

This post will be based at our KS4 & 6 Oaks (sixth form) site in Ham. All KS4 students take GCSE Biology,with GCSE Chemistry and Physics available as options. We also offer all three sciences at A Level. We have a team of four science teachers working across both KS4 and 6 Oaks.

We are looking for a science technician to take on the organisation of practical equipment and resources. The role is part-time (The equivalent of 1 - 2 days per week), with the exact hours being flexible to work around your other commitments. The successful candidate will prepare practical equipment in advance as requested by teaching staff, as well as offer advice & guidance to teachers. Additional hours may be available to candidates who are willing to support science at our KS3 site in Surbiton and/or within our tuition service.

We understand that there may be some apprehension about teaching in an alternative provision and wewould encourage you to watch our video (www.maldenoaks.org) as this will give you an insight into our students, their views, and the difference you could make to them.

Commitment to safeguarding

Malden Oaks is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All new staff will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and carry out safeguarding training. Please read our full safeguarding policy, which can be downloaded from our website.
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About Malden Oaks School and Tuition Service

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 19
School size
72 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number

We are proud to provide high quality alternative provision for Kingston & Richmond students aged 11 to 16. There are different reasons why our students cannot access education in mainstream school and we provide them with the appropriate targeted programmes.

Arranging a visit to Malden Oaks School and Tuition Service

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mosadmin@maldenoaks.rbksch.org.

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