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Science Technician

Polam Hall School
Darlington, Durham
Contract Type
Part Time
£14,930 (Grade E Point 10) FTE £25,545
Start Date
2nd September 2024
30th May 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Suitable for
ECT (NQT) Graduates; Other Graduates
Start Date
2nd September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Suitable for: ECT (NQT) Graduates; Other Graduates
  • Job ID: 1418923

Science Technician

Posted:   1st May 2024

Closing date: 30th May 2024

Interviews held: w/c 3rd June 2024

Start date: September 2024

Salary: £ 14,930 (Grade E point 10 FTE £25,545)

Contract type: Permanent. Part time 26.5hrs per week for 37 weeks term time

Polam Hall School wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Science Technician on a part time basis to commence in September 2024.

The role:

We seek a well-organised and knowledgeable Science Technician who is enthusiastic and passionate about Science being taught in schools. We are looking for someone with the ability to provide practical support to staff teaching Science at KS3 and both Combined Science and Biology GCSE at KS4. We offer AQA specifications at GCSE. Knowledge of the curriculum will be beneficial as is a background of working in a school or similar environment. The successful candidate will be accountable for the safe, efficient and accurate storage, provision and preparation of resources for science lessons in accordance with an agreed timetable.

Science is in our energetic and exciting Maths and Science Faculty, supported by a team of colleagues who work together and support each other. We have had significant improvement in outcomes for students in both Science and Maths in recent years and are looking to add strength to this team. The faculty is ambitious and forward looking – with the aim of making all students into the scientists and mathematicians of the future.

Our School:

Polam Hall School is a 4 – 16 all-through academy and is part of Woodard Academies Trust. We have 790 pupils on roll, with one and a half forms of entry in our Primary Phase and four forms in our Secondary Phase. Polam Hall is a school with a unique and long history which today is proud to be a fully comprehensive school serving the young people of Darlington. Our mission is to educate the whole child, developing leadership, compassion, character and academic ambition, through the combination of our Academic and Concordia Crescimus curricula. We have high expectations and aspirations for every member of our school community.

Polam Hall is a community where staff and students work together for common goals. We make every effort to develop our staff team, offering professional development opportunities and the chance to be part of a wider Trust, yet retaining the friendly atmosphere of a small school. We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join our team, who have children at the heart of their practice and who will help us to drive forward our aim: to deliver an outstanding education to every single one of our pupils.

Visits to the school are welcome. Contact reception to arrange.

Please note applicants should use the supporting statement section of the application form to clearly evidence their ability to meet the requirements outlined in the person specification. The information in this section will be used to shortlist applicants for the role and therefore it is important that enough detail is provided to give a full picture of skills and experience and what can be contributed to teaching and learning at Polam Hall.

Polam Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


Safeguarding Statement:

Polam Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Polam Hall School

Polam Hall School

Part of Woodard Academies Trust

Woodard Academies Trust