Science Technician

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/09/2018 09:00
£17,972 - £19,446 per annum, pro rata (Actual £15,691 - £16,978 per annum)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week, term time only plus 10 on call days
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Walbottle Campus, Hexham Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 9TP
Post Number:
Closing date:
4 Sep
Further Information

Walbottle Campus
Hexham Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15 9TP

37 hours per week, term time only plus 10 on call days

Walbottle Campus is an 11 to 18 secondary school, with 1650 students, which occupies a large, beautiful site in the Tyne valley. It could be described as a city school in a rural setting with a fabulous structure. Walbottle offers students and staff rewarding and deeply engaging experiences, and supports them on their journey to become inspirational and reflective practitioners, improving life for all in our community.

We are seeking a technician to work in our science department, supporting the team in the setting up and dismantling of equipment, ordering stocks and supplies and maintaining our databases. We are seeking candidates who have a relevant science qualification combined with previous experience working in a laboratory or school science department. Ideally, candidates should possess knowledge of relevant legislation in relation to safe working practices in the science subjects and must be able to relate and work well with children and adults. Graduates are welcome to apply for this post as training will be given.

Closing date for applications: 9am on Tuesday 4 September 2018

For further information and application forms please visit

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to equality of opportunity. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.