Assistant Science Technician

Temporary Maternity Leave Cover

Salary Grade D, Point 4 (£9.55 per hour)

Usual working weeks: 39 weeks

Usual hours of work: 25 hours per week

This is a term time only position


A rare chance to join our professional team of Science Technicians at this excellent school has arisen. We are looking for a temporary Assistant Science Technician, for 10 months, who will work within our superb science department to cover maternity leave of a colleague from September 2019. (There is a strong possibility of a part-time contract at the end of the academic year)


The role will include:

  • Assisting the Science Technicians with the preparation of practical resources and facilities to provide a high standard technical service for staff and students for science lessons.
  • Maintaining the highest standards of health and safety at all times


We will be pleased to hear from you if you can show us that you:

  • Have achieved GCSE grade C, or above, in Science
  • Have experience of working in a laboratory environment, or be very willing to be trained
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have sound ICT skills
  • Have superb attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Be self-motivated, dedicated and consistent
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work with a variety of staff and students
  • Be a really strong team player


For further details and an application form please click on the links below contact:


Teresa Barsby, Operations Manager

Kingdown School

Woodcock Road

WARMINSTER, Wiltshire, BA12 9DR

Tel:       01985 215551


Please submit your completed application form to the email address above by: Friday, 14th June 2019

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The Kingdown School and the Acorn Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, as well as health screening.