November 11, 2022
Job Type
Short Summary
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic STEM Technician who is able to support both Science and Engineering.
ALET Support Staff: Scale 4-9 (24,100 – 26,167) Pro Rata
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
December 05, 2022


37 hours per week - Term-Time only 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic STEM Technician who is able to support both Science and Engineering. The right candidate will understand the operation of a Science department and be able to Prepare resources for delivery at GCSE and A Level in line with CLEAPSS and other Health and Safety requirements. The candidate would also be able to support the Engineering department and support them in preparing resources for practical engineering. Being able to maintain engineering would be advantageous but not essential as training will be given as part of CPD.

The UTC works with employers and runs the very first Digital Futures Program in the country that supports engineers and the Digital Futures industry. The engineering department has state of the art equipment and is well resourced. The UTC has four Science rooms and a Preparation room. Science is at the hear of the UTC and the teachers support and deliver lessons within engineering.

All students at UTC Heathrow specialise in either Engineering or Digital subjects; at 14 they will also study a broad and balanced curriculum and at Post 16 the curriculum becomes more specialist with A levels in Physics, Design Technology, Mathematics and Computer Science. In addition, students can study a specialist BTEC Level 3 course in Engineering or IT/Computing and. At capacity, we will be educating 500 students who will all have a passion for Engineering or Digital; it is a truly inspirational environment.

UTC Heathrow is part of Activate Learning Education Trust which is made up of three other UTC’s – Reading, Oxfordshire and Swindon and two secondary schools – The Bicester School and Theale Green School.

This role will provide you with: 

  • Access to state of the art facilities.
  • Industry employers to support CPD.
  • Professional qualifications.
  • Passionate students.
  • Opportunities for career development as the UTC grows and across Activate Learning Education Trust.
  • An opportunity to be at the forefront of STEM education.

If you believe that this is an environment where you can thrive, develop and substantially contribute to an exciting future for UTC Heathrow, then you are encouraged to explore further by contacting the Nicola Griffiths, for more information, if required. 

Completed application forms with an enclosed supporting letter should be emailed no later than Midday, Monday 5 December 2022 to

Interviews will take place after the closing date.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

We undertake social media checks on all shortlisted candidates in accordance with DFE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022’ 

The UTC will endeavor to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued employment for any employees who develop a disabling condition. 

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