East Midlands Education Trust

Science Technician

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Highfields School


Scale 3: £20,043 - £20,852 (Pro-Rata)

Hours per Week

30 hours (Term Time Only + 1 week)



Closing Date



Science Technician
30 hours per week - term time only plus one week
Scale 3: £20,043 - £20,852 pro-rata (Actual Salary: £14,209 - £14,783)

We are looking to appoint a part-time technician to join our busy science department and be part of our supportive team. The role will be to provide efficient and effective technician support in the preparation of materials, equipment and resources

We are seeking to appoint a person who:

  • Is keen, enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Is willing to learn new skills and undertake relevant professional development
  • Has a good understanding of Health and Safety regulations linked to science
  • Is organised and has a keen interest in working and supporting young people
  • Is able to work flexibly and alone, as well as part of a team
  • Is willing to contribute fully to the life of the school and be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. 

Experience of working in a Science Technician role would be an advantage, but not a necessity.

Highfields is a vibrant, popular school and has a strong partnership with the community and local schools.  It is a co-educational comprehensive school of almost 1200 students, including 200 at post 16.   Our students are well-motivated and the school’s academic results are good and improving. 

A job description and person specification with further information about the role can be downloaded below. An application form can be downloaded by clicking 'Apply Online' above. Applications must be made on an EMET application form. CVs will not be accepted. No agencies.

Please send completed applications forms to recruitment@emet.uk.com

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post, will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. The School looks to employ well-qualified staff who are willing to contribute to the full life of the school and who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 5th June 2022

Highfields is situated in Matlock, the county town of Derbyshire, on the south eastern edge of the Peak District.   It is within easy reach of Sheffield, Derby and Nottingham.