Part Time Science Technician

Term Time only + 5 days (39 weeks per year) 31 hours per week

Required: As soon as possible

Salary:  Band B, Full time equivalent range £18,276-£19,382  (actual salary range after pro-rata £13,171-13,968)

Status: Permanent


Join our friendly, thriving and supportive staff here at The Sixth Form College, Solihull. We aspire to be outstanding professionally and personally, taking time to invest in everything we do, to develop transformative life chances for all of our students and to stretch their potential to the full.

The Sixth Form College, Solihull is a large, culturally diverse specialist in A Levels and Level 3 BTEC qualifications, and part of the Summit Learning Trust.

The post holder would play a vital role in supporting the provision of high quality Chemistry teaching in the college. You will be required to look after laboratory equipment, set up lessons and support teachers within the department. You will work closely with the Senior Chemistry technician and teachers. You should be flexible enough to support other members of the technician team when needed.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about practical work and highly skilled in their understanding of health and safety, chemicals, equipment and processes. They will also be enthusiastic about working with young people.

You will be educated to A level or equivalent in the relevant science subject(s) and hold GCSE Maths and English or equivalent. Recent experience of laboratory work is essential, ideally in a school or college environment.


Please apply via job vacancies on our website   

Full job description and person specification is available on our website also. CV’s are not accepted and the College application form must be fully completed in order to be considered for the post. 

Closing date for return of completed application forms is 9.00am on 23 April 2021. Interviews will take place during the following week.


About the Trust

Why work for us?

The Trust offers:

  • A strong focus on staff care and wellbeing
  • High quality training and support in and across academies
  • A clear career pathway
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discount schemes

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment.  All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, including a Children’s barred list check.