Senior La to £boratory Technician

Salary: PO2 - £35,948 to £39,459 (FTE)/£30,832 to £33,844 (pro-rated for 41 weeks) per annum, depending on skills and experience
Start date: September 2021
Contract: Term time + 2 weeks (41 weeks) permanent, subject to an Enhanced DBS check 

School 21 is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Laboratory Technician who will form an integral part of the Science Department and will assist with the delivery of an outstanding practical Science curriculum.

The Senior Laboratory Technician will have a vital role to play in the Science
Department, both in support of teachers and overseeing various administrative
matters. The primary responsibility is to ensure that pupils derive maximum benefit
from practical lessons by communicating well with teaching staff to make sure that
practical lessons are properly equipped. Other important tasks involve the
maintenance of records, chemicals and equipment and ensuring that all equipment is prepared safely and delivered/cleared away in a timely manner. It is expected that
the laboratories are maintained in a safe and tidy fashion and that standard safety
procedures are known and adhered to at all times. It would be advantageous if
applicants had a basic knowledge of First Aid and a competency in ICT is necessary.
Experience across any or all three science subjects or a general science technician
with experience are encouraged to apply.
The role will suit someone with excellent communication, time management and
organisational skills and someone who is able to show initiative and flexibility while
balancing a range of scientific, health and safety and maintenance responsibilities.
For more information please see the attached job description or email Anne Shaker,
HR Manager, at or visit


Apply by:  9:00 am Thursday, 15th July 2021                          Likely dates for interview:  19th and 20th July