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Science Technician

Hours of work: 22,5 hours  per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 38 weeks per year plus 5.7 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Friday 9 December 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact: Heathfield Community College, Cade Street, TN21 8RJ
Phone: 01435 866066
Email: jobs@heathfieldcc.co.uk
Website: http://www.heathfieldcc.co.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Science Technician
22.5 hours per week (Term Time Only)
Local Single Status Grade 4 points 9 - 10
£21,189 - £21,575 per annum
(actual salary equates to £10,799 - £10,996 per annum)

“Pride, ambition and community”

We are looking to appoint an organised and committed member of staff to join our team of Science Technicians and support the work of our Science department and the Science Technician Team Leader.  

The day to day role will include the preparation and clearing of resources for Science lessons, assisting Science Technician Team Leader with Health & Safety requirements of the department and liaising with teachers and other technicians within the department.

Previous experience of working in a school environment would be beneficial.  Knowledge of Chemistry up to A level is desirable but not essential as training will be given.

Please contact Liz Steward, Team Leader Science Technician for further details and an informal discussion about the vacancy at esteward@heathfieldcc.co.uk or 01435 866066 Ext 1235

Please see our website for an information pack and application form.  Alternatively, please request an application pack from jobs@heathfieldcc.co.uk

Closing date:         Please complete and return your application form to jobs@heathfieldcc.co.uk by 12 noon on Friday 9th December 2022.

Start date:    As soon as possible.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake, or currently hold, a DBS enhanced clearance for this authority.     

Additional Information


Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.


  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/231210/29303

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Heathfield

  • Salary
  • £21,189 - £21,575 per annum pro rata

  • Closing date
  • 09/12/2022

  • Organisation
  • Heathfield Community College

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 22.5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education