Science Technician – Biology – Senior School

Date Posted: Wednesday 04 November 2020

Vacancy Type: full-time-term

Closing date for application: 17/11/2020

Interview date: 24/11/2020

Job Details

Permanent / Full-time

Term time plus 3 weeks (38 weeks total)

Actual salary £20,706.98 p.a. £24,867.50 p.a. (FTE)

Required for January 2021

Are you passionate about science and keen to support our dynamic and high achieving Science Department? Our friendly, welcoming school is seeking a responsible, methodical individual to provide practical assistance and advice to the Science Department and Technical team to support the achievement of outstanding outcomes for our pupils.

This is an excellent opportunity for a conscientious, approachable individual who has a positive attitude to their work and enjoys multi-tasking in a busy and varied department. The ideal candidate should possess excellent communication skills both written and verbal, together with good people and team working skills.

This is a permanent position, offered on a full time basis, 37 hours per week, 38 weeks per year. The working hours will be Monday – Thursday 8.30am – 4.30pm, Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm with a 30 minute  unpaid lunch break. Flexibility will be required in order to fulfil the requirements of the role.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London
  • Use of sports facilities, including gym*
  • An extensive benefits package; free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance
  • Competitive salary

* Current restrictions apply

To apply for this role please complete and return the Job Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and either email this to our HR Department at or post it to our HR Department, St Albans High School for Girls, Townsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJ. You may incorporate further details, including your own bespoke CV if you wish, together with any observations on the job description you may have, along with your covering letter.

Closing date for applications is 9am Tuesday 17 November 2020

Remote interviews to be held on Tuesday 24 November / Thursday 26 November 2020

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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