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Science Technician
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/27794
  • Published: Fri 30/09/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 07/11/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 per week
  • Salary: £22129 - £22571 pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Blatchington Mill School, Hove

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Science Technician

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: Work 39 weeks, paid 44.85 inclusive of holiday entitlement

Actual salary £19,086 - £19,467

Start date: As soon as possible

Blatchington Mill School wishes to appoint a Science Technician to join our skilled and established team.  This is an exciting time to be part of this successful and popular school, the science department is a creative and dynamic department educating students across the age range of 11 to 16.

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Science Technician, the successful candidate will provide technical, practical and administrative support, enabling teachers to concentrate on the provision of a high standard of science education.

We seek an organised individual with an attention to detail who will take a creative approach to problem solving.  Energy and enthusiasm, a flexible approach and a pro-active attitude are all aptitudes that we look for.

Duties will include preparation of resources, maintenance, cleaning of equipment and stock management. Previous experience of working in a similar role is desirable although induction and training will be provided.  At Blatchington Mill we have a strong ethos of Health and Safety and follow guidance from CLEAPPS

This is a permanent, full time, term time only post for 37 hours per week.

At Blatchington Mill School we welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of tour student intake.

If you are interested in the role and would like to be part of our team, please access the school website for further details and an application form:

Please note that CVs alone cannot be considered, all applicants need to complete a school application form.

Closing date: Midday, Monday 7th November

Interview date: Week beginning 14th November

How to apply: Completed application forms accepted by email to Amanda Brasington, PA to the Headteacher,

Telephone: 01273 221224


Blatchington Mill School is committed to safeguarding our students; we expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment.  Criminal record checks will be carried out and a full, enhanced DBS clearance is required for all positions.

Applications are encouraged from black and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff. 

(Race Relations Act sections 35-38 apply).

Additional information

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

Company information

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

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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.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.