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Science Technician and Health & Safety Officer

Senior Science Technician and Health & Safety Officer

Applications are invited for immediate start.

Grade 6 (£29,532 - £31,155) 35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, permanent role.

The school wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Science Technician to join a team of technicians to provide technical support for the General Science Department.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, vision, resilience and strong interpersonal skills to join the team in our good and rapidly improving school. The Science department is an area of excellence at William Ellis School. We have always been very fortunate to have all three sciences very well represented in the specialisms of the teaching staff. The work done by the science department has been shared across the school and the department is seen as a very successful and leading area of the school.

The successful candidate will provide assistance to the Science teaching Staff in relation:

  • To ensure science laboratories and prep rooms are maintained to comply with Health and Safety requirements and safety checks as detailed in relevant check lists.
  • To be aware and regularly updated on Health and Safety regulations to check that Risk Assessments are carried out in prep rooms and workshops.
  • To be aware of the School Health and Safety Policy and the implementation of the Science Department Safety Policy.
  • Preparation, maintenance and safe storage of apparatus both for demonstration and practical work in the courses taken in the school or department.

If you are seeking a challenging and highly rewarding position, enriching the lives of students and the local community, we look forward to hearing from you.

Application packs can be downloaded from the school website:

Please send completed application by email to 

Closing date: Sunday 26th June 2022

Interested candidates are welcome to contact the school for an informal conversation with a senior leader about the role and the school or to arrange a visit.

We reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date.