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Science Technician
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/27198
  • Published: Fri 09/09/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 28/09/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 25 per week
  • Salary: NJC scale point 3-12 depending on experience (FTE £18,887-£22,571). Actual pay £11,011-£13,158
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: King's School, Hove

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Science Technician

Job introduction

Science Technician 
Contract: 25 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time only)
Salary: NJC scale point 3-12 depending on experience (FTE £18,887-£22,571). Actual pay £11,011 - £13,158.
Start date: As soon as possible
Application closing date: 28th September 2022, midday
Interview date: Week commencing 3rd October 2022

King’s School is currently recruiting for a technician to support our Science teachers. The successful applicant will be involved in preparing resources for a range of lessons and will be a key member of our Science Team. If you are an organized and proactive individual with a passion for practical subjects and supporting student learning we would like to hear from you.

About the role

The role

The successful candidate will join a small but experienced department comprising of an experienced Head of Department, dedicated Science teachers and other staff from the wider school. Excellent support is provided locally through the Department as well as through our Trust- Russell Education Trust. Please see the attached job description and person specification for more information about the role.

Who are we?

Who are we? King’s School is an ecumenical Christian School in the Diocese of Chichester. The school opened its doors to its first cohort of students in September 2013. There are currently just over 720 students in years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11, and a team of over 75 teachers and support staff. In September 2019 the school moved into its new, purpose built site in Hangleton.

and marked the beginning of an exciting new stage in the school’s development. Our next milestone will be the opening of our Sixth Form in 2023.

The school received its third Ofsted inspection (Section 5 inspection) and retained its rating of good overall with outstanding behaviour and attitudes and outstanding personal development, following a 2 day inspection in March 22. The inspector summarised the school by saying “Pupils are confident, articulate and aspiring… Behaviour is exemplary…Staff value each pupil and know them well.” and praised the School’s leadership team as being “dedicated, determined and ambitious”. The inspectors also remarked on how well the school caters for our disadvantaged students, our students with SEND, and our higher attaining pupils.

Our work and relationships are based upon the four core Christian values of Love, Forgiveness, Respect and Responsibility and through these we encourage and support every student and member of staff to be the best that they can be.

Why join King’s School?

  • • Enthusiastic, committed and supportive staff team and SLT
  • • Range of opportunities for professional development
  • • Exciting opportunities in school development
  • • Excellent support through our sponsor- the Russell Education Trust
  • • Close proximity to the vibrant city of Brighton

Visits to the school

We have some limited facility to offer visits to the school site. If you would like to discuss a visit, or have any questions about this role or joining King’s please contact us via

Applicants are also encouraged to visit the school’s website, where you can find virtual tours and welcome videos.

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please visit our website for the application form and further information Completed applications should be sent to by noon on the closing date. Please note that we are only able to accept applications made via our application form. Applications made by C.V. or other application form will be rejected.

King’s School actively seeks and encourages applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds. More specifically, our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring has indicated that the school currently under-represents minority ethnic groups and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from a BAME background.

Our policies, procedures and practices reflect our commitment to equality and diversity. Individuals will be selected for appointment based purely on their suitability for the post, irrespective of gender, race, sexuality, or other protected characteristic or any pre-existing connection to the school, its Governors or Trust.

We are completely committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students. Those who work for us are expected to share this commitment, which will be fully tested as part of the selection process. All offers of employment will be subject to the individual undergoing an enhanced barred list check.

King’s School is a Free School which takes funding from the Department for Education and operates as any other state school. Our sponsor is the Russell Education Trust which is an organisation staffed solely by Educational Professionals (and not by private business).

Please ensure you apply with the King's School application form attached below.

Additional information


Company information

Brighton & Hove City Council is advertising on behalf of the school and is not the employer in this case.

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.