Senior Science Technician

Required from 1 September 2023.

The Elton High School is seeking to appoint a Senior Science Technician (Grade 8, all year round, 37hours per week).

This is an exciting opportunity for colleagues with existing experience of working in a Lead Technician role, or for colleagues working within a Science Technician role and are seeking career development, to join a highly experienced science team within an Ofsted rated good school.

The post holder will be responsible to the Head of Science and will support the implementation of the science curriculum through the development and management of practical equipment and resources. This post would suit someone who is practically minded, resourceful and enthusiastic and who enjoys working as part of a busy team alongside students and teaching professionals. Applicants should be able to demonstrate flexibility, good organisation, communication and IT skills. Previous experience working under laboratory conditions is essential to enable the successful applicant to take on the technical lead responsibilities.

We are an oversubscribed, comprehensive high school located in Bury and are served by excellent links to public transport and the motorway network. We have a strong tradition of mutual support; our collegiality is one of our school’s key strengths. We are committed to supporting our colleagues in their career development and to reducing workload, where possible, to allow our staff to work as strategically as possible. In addition, as a local authority school, we are able to offer benefits such as cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers, amongst others.

The school has excellent transport links with the M60, M61, M62 and M66 Motorways crisscrossing the area plus the Metrolink Light Rapid Transit system with a fast and frequent service from Bury centre through Manchester city centre to East Didsbury.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

Further information can be provided by our Assistant Headteacher, Mrs Donna Rooks, via email   Also, please do not hesitate to contact her if you wish to arrange a visit to the school.

Please visit our website for further details and to download an application pack. 

Closing date:  Friday 9 June 2023 at 10.00am

The Elton High School