Science Technician
  • Employer: Knowsley Schools
  • Reference: External
  • Published: Fri 23/09/2022, 9:58 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 30/09/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,000 - £29,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: The Prescot School, Knowsley Park Lane, Prescot, Merseyside

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Science Technician

The Prescot School
Knowsley Park Lane
L34 3NB
Head of School: Mrs G Cousineau
Telephone: 0151 477 8680
School website:
Science Technician, Level 3
Pay Band G / SCP 18-22
£25,927- £27,514 pro rata per annum (actual salary £22,388 - £24,371)
37 hours per week / Term time + 2 weeks (40 weeks in school – a small amount of work during school holidays will be required)
To commence as soon as possible
The Governing Body of The Prescot School wish to appoint a keen, enthusiastic and highly motivated Science Technician who has a good record of academic achievement, good IT skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing equipment and chemicals for lessons and class demonstrations
  • Ensure apparatus and chemicals are maintained, stored and disposed of appropriately
  • Adhere to rigorous health and safety standards (CLEAPSS)
  • Stock taking / stock management
  • Retrieving and putting away equipment.
  • Provision of First aid (training will be provided)

Although other relevant experience will also be considered, experience of working in a school or industry laboratory environment is highly desirable. Technicians plays a vital role in the day to day running of our Science Department and it is essential that the successful candidate is confident in providing technical assistance and student support in a classroom/laboratory environment.

The Prescot School is committed to safeguarding, to promoting the welfare of children and adhering to the Equality Act 2010. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.
Closing date:     Friday, 30th September 2022 @ 12noon
Interviews:         w/c 3rd October 2022

How to apply

All information about the post and relevant documentation is available under vacancies on our website –

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mr S Mawdsley(Director of support Services) on Telephone: 0151 477 8680 or via E-mail:

Please complete a letter of interest together with a job application form, Equal Opportunities form and Self disclosure form and forward to the following email account –

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