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Science Technician

A great opportunity to support our extremely successful Science Department

William Ellis School is a thriving, voluntary aided, non-denominational, inclusive comprehensive school serving the educational needs of boys from the ages of 11 to 18, from a diverse local community in the north of Camden. We are part of the highly regarded LaSWAP sixth form consortium. It is a neighbourhood of great social and cultural diversity, and this diversity is very well represented at William Ellis. The school is situated on an attractive site on the edge of Hampstead Heath with excellent access to Central London. 


Science Technician

Applications are invited for an immediate start.

Grade 5 (£27,009 - £28,497) 35 hours per week, term time only plus one week

Pro rata salary - £23,732 - £25,040)

The school wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Science Technician to provide technical support for the Science Department.

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, vision, resilience and strong interpersonal skills to join the team. 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 successful candidate will provide assistance to the Science teaching Staff as follows:

  • 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 your completed application by email to 

Closing date: 31 August 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.

William Ellis School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and therefore expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, all appointments are subject to DBS checks and excellent references.