Science Technician

Full Time
Chilwell School, Queens Road West, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 5AL
NJC Grade 3

Chilwell school is an 11-18 Foundation School located on the border of the Nottinghamshire Borough of Broxtowe and Nottingham City. We have a roll of 1000.

The successful candidate will join an aspirational and caring school community with high expectations of all with a compassionate senior leadership team who work collaboratively for the good of staff and students.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Science Technician to join our school. You will be working with teachers, under the guidance of the Head of Faculty as part of a professional team; supporting learning by providing technical assistance through the delivery of practical learning activities, and the preparation and maintenance of teaching areas and equipment for pupils. 

With a keen eye for detail you will keep legal records of safety checks and procedures and have a robust understanding of health and safety within the science department.

Chilwell school has grown significantly over the past twelve months with a 25% increase in student numbers. The sixth form is expanding, and the school has taken a leading role in developing provision and support for students and families, resulting in frequent features on local and national media.

Our school values are based upon developing a community that treasures education. We value our strong commitment to achieving success for our students and all who work within and with our family of schools. We believe that our foundation school status means that we have the independence to drive forward standards and also the freedom to ensure that we meet the developing needs of our community. For nearly fifty years we have built a reputation for a school that cares and a school where students achieve.

Candidates are welcome to contact the head teacher’s PA Rochelle Hewer at with any queries relating to this role.

The application deadline is 9am, Friday 2nd December 2022.

Interviews are planned for the following week.

• We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

• All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement.

• The County Council encourages applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, religion, belief, pregnancy and maternity status, age or sexual orientation. for posts within County and Controlled Schools and in Colleges.

This vacancy is closed to applications.