Science Technician

Closing Date: 13 Jan 2023 (Vacancy Closed)

Salary: £20,812 - £21,189 FTE Actual salary of £18,313 – 18,645, less than 5 years’ service £18,720 - £19,060, more than 5 years’ service

Part of the Dayspring Multi Academy Trust.

The directors wish to appoint the following post to commence as soon as possible:


37 hours per week term time only plus 13 additional days.

£20,812 – £21,189 FTE

Actual salary of £18,313 – 18,645, less than 5 years’ service £18,720 – £19,060, more than 5 years’ service

Dayspring Trust is a strong Church of England Multi-Academy Trust, with Secondary Schools in Stockton and Sunderland. We are currently in the process of a merger to bring Dayspring Trust and Northern Lights Learning Trust together in Spring 2023, so this is an exciting time to join us.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to join our Science Technician Support Team. The successful candidate will have a passion for science and possess recent and relevant experience of working within a science based environment. Experience working in a secondary school environment is highly desirable. The core elements of the role are – preparing chemicals, materials, apparatus and equipment for use in lessons, supporting pupils and teachers in practical lessons, maintenance of the school science labs and equipment. Work in conjunction with teaching staff to develop new projects and to provide advice and guidance where needed.

To be considered for this position of Science Technician, you must have the ability to work collaboratively with teachers, non-teaching staff and pupils; enjoy working with young people in a busy school setting and have excellent practical skills. You will need to be highly organised and self-motivated, a strong communicator with solid interpersonal skills, proficient in the use of IT packages and have knowledge of Health and Safety procedures within a lab environment.
If you have high expectations of yourself, enthusiasm and a shared commitment to continual improvement we would like to hear from you.


Tel: 0191 5239745

Closing date: Friday 13 January 2023 Interviews to be held: Monday 23 January 2023

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact the Academy

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