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Salary Grade 04HC/ 05HC depending on skills and experience. Actual salary £14,965 to £17,190 from 1/4/21 (pay increase pending)
Organisation Aylestone School
Hours 35 hours per week, term time only (38 weeks)
Term/duration Permanent
Closing date 12 pm on 17 May 2021
Interview date(s) TBA

Job details

Aylestone School is a co-educational 11-16 school, located in the picturesque Cathedral City of Hereford, adjacent to the Herefordshire Colleges' campus for Further Education, and 10 minutes’ walk from the City railway station. 

Required as soon as possible

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a science laboratory technician. This post requires a self-starter with initiative, flexibility, patience and the ability to react to the requirements of the teaching team within the science department.

Responsibilities include:

  •     Preparation of stock solutions and maintaining glassware in classrooms
  •     Preparing practicals prior to lessons and delivering to the classrooms
  •     General up-keep of Science Technician laboratory
  •     Carrying out regular health and safety checks on laboratories, preparation rooms and stores and providing technical support and health and safety advice to staff and students
  •     Implementing procedures and regulations involving safe disposal of waste material

To apply you will need

  •     Experience within a science laboratory , preferably within a school environment.
  •     Flexible and adaptable approach to work
  •     Good communication skills.


The post holder will also be required to supplement our first aid team.

Aylestone School is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and therefore successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For more information contact

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the school website Should you wish to visit the school or talk to key staff prior to application then we would welcome the opportunity to meet you and show you around our school. If you would like to arrange such a visit, then please call and ask for Mrs Becky Kastania PA to the Headteacher (01432 357371) to arrange this, or to discuss the post over the phone with Mrs Perez , the Head of Science.

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.