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Science Technician

Permanent, Part time (30 hours per week, term time only)

Grade 5 - £24,629 - £25,779 (£17,147 – 18,349 pro rata)

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and conscientious individual to join our thriving science team on a part-time basis. The duties will include working as a team with other technicians to prepare materials and equipment for science lessons, carrying out risk assessments, keep check of stock and disposing of waste appropriately.

The school has a supportive team of staff who will help you as you progress within the role therefore, no previous experience is necessary. However, experience in a laboratory is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

Typical Duties:

  • Assisting Science Technicians and teachers in setting up and clearing away practical experiments.
  • Working alongside the Senior Science Technician to ensure practical equipment orders are complete and ready for lessons.
  • Handling chemicals, making up solutions including correct disposal.
  • Opportunities to assist with classroom demonstrations and practical activities.
  • Working within guidelines and procedures to ensure the laboratories are clean, safe and tidy

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Mrs Beth Mottram, Assistant Headteacher in charge of Science: 

Huntington School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

We are unable to accept CVs in place of application forms. Please download a job description and an application form from our school website:

Completed application forms should be returned either by email to or by post to Vacancies, Huntington School, Huntington Road, Huntington, York, YO32 9WT. 

We are an equal opportunities employer. If you require any additional support to enable you to make an application please contact Paula Edwards, PA to Senior Leadership Team: by email to

Closing date: 9am, Friday 26th April 2024