Senior Science Technician

The Burgate School and Sixth Form, Fordingbridge, Hampshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £19,554 to £21,166

Job description

Required to start in September 2020, the Senior Science Technician will provide comprehensive technician support to staff and students. In this key position, the successful candidate will undertake a range of duties including taking overall responsibility for preparing teaching materials for staff, supporting students and staff in the classroom and providing technical assistance across the Science department.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and well organised individual who has excellent communications skills, is able to multi-task and stay calm under pressure and has the ability to work as part of a team and on their own initiative.

Relevant experience of working in a science laboratory or similar setting would be desirable but not essential as full training will be given if not experienced.

Please visit our website for further information about our school. Only applications submitted on the school's application form will be considered. CVs will not be considered. If you wish to have the opportunity of an informal discussion prior to submitting an application form, please contact Mrs Fiona Wilcox (School Business Manager) at:

The Burgate School and Sixth Form is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as other relevant re-employment checks including satisfactory references and medical clearance.

Under the current circumstances, interviews could include video conferencing, telephone calls or requests for further supporting information.

Closing Date: 09:00 hrs on Monday 20 April 2020.
Interviews will be arranged with each candidate shortlisted.

Employee benefits

We offer a welcoming and supportive working environment with sustained professional development and individualised CPD opportunities in an environment which recognises aspiration and excellence.

Free on site car parking.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 971 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Burgate School and Sixth Form website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About The Burgate School and Sixth Form

The Burgate School and Sixth Form converted to a Single Academy Trust in May 2011. We are a popular, Hampshire school providing high quality comprehensive education for children aged between 11 and 18. We are committed to supporting all staff in their career aspirations. Our school vision is that we want every child to enjoy their learning and feel valued for who they are.

School location

Salisbury Road, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 1EZ