October 8, 2021
Job Type
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
November 07, 2021


34 hours per week (flexible hours possible), Term time only

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a very popular, oversubscribed and successful school set in 32 acres of parkland in Caversham to the north of Reading.

We are seeking a Technician to join a well-resourced Science Department. The role will include assisting in the lab, preparing for lessons and experiments, ensuring all apparatus and chemicals are put away correctly and adhering to health and safety standards. The ideal applicant will have previous experience of working in a school science lab and be happy to work alone as well as part of a team of Technicians. All science backgrounds welcome.

Why Highdown School?

  • We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels
  • We are conveniently located for quick and easy access to London, the rest of Berkshire and Oxfordshire
  • Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities
  • Staff have free access to Westfield Health advice and support service.

Applications considered on receipt 

Highdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. We are also trained in safer recruitment and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and a ‘Prohibition from Teaching’ check.

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