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Science Technician

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New Mills School
Salary details
Grade 5 Actual Salary £6,571.80 - £6,681.48 per annum (£23,114 - £23,500 per annum FTE)
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
12 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (Term Time plus one week)
Closing Date
03 June 2024


New Mills School is a medium sized 11-16 secondary school based in the High Peak close to the Peak District National Park, yet within easy reach of the centres of Stockport and Manchester. 

You will find New Mills School a warm and welcoming place, where we pride ourselves in our inclusive educational provision, courteous atmosphere, excellent student welfare and core belief in the power of education to transform lives. The personal qualities of the successful candidate and the ability to enhance and promote our values and ethos will be important criteria for appointment. 

We are seeking a flexible and hands-on Technician to work in our Science Department. The role will involve working directly with the Senior Science Technician and Science teaching staff to prepare resources, maintain and order resources and provide technical assistance and advice to teachers and students as required. 

You should be highly organised and have a positive and proactive outlook. Experience of working in a Science Technician role would be an advantage, but not a necessity. 

You should be a strong team player, looking forward to joining our school at an important time in its development. 

The working pattern would be Wednesday and Friday, 8am – 2.30pm, including an unpaid half hour break. This may be subject to negotiation with the successful candidate 

Application packs can be obtained from, and should be returned to Pete Eckersley, Office Manager, New Mills School, Church Lane, New Mills High Peak, SK22 4NR, or via email to jobs@newmillsschool.co.uk or from the school website www.newmillsschool.co.uk. 

Informal visits to the School are welcomed; to make arrangements or for further details about this vacancy please contact Pete Eckersley, on 01663 423125, or via email jobs@newmillsschool.co.uk. 

New Mills School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please ensure your completed application is returned no later than 8.00am on the Closing Date.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.