Senior Science Technician

Senior Science Technician

Job Category: Secondary
Job Location: North Yorkshire Scarborough
Job Type: Long Term Part Time Temporary
Start Date: September 2024

Principal Resourcing are seeking to appoint a Senior Science Technician to join one of our co-educational day and boarding schools from September 2024, based in Scarborough. You will join a supportive staff team on a part-time basis, catering for pupils aged 3-18 within historic surroundings.

The successful candidate will have two A Levels or NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in science; a HND or BSc in science would be desirable. This is a term-time only post, plus the requirement to work the first and last weeks of the summer holidays. You may also be required to attend certain Saturday events throughout the year such as Open Days. The School offers a supportive environment for staff and pupils, promoting positive wellbeing and effective professional relationships.

We welcome applications from experienced support staff and offer competitive rates of pay up to £100, depending on your experience and the role requirements.

Your will ideally have:

  • Knowledge of Health & Safety regulations and how they apply in a school environment; knowledge and familiarity with CLEAPPS guidance is desirable.
  • Knowledge of safe working practices in relation to the handling and usage of hazardous equipment and tools.
  • Experience and knowledge of working in a school or college laboratory and effective use of ICT.
  • An interest in science and supporting pupils’ learning.
  • Ability to work in an organised and methodical manner, work under own initiative, and identify their own training and development needs as part of ongoing professional development.
  • Ability to work effectively and supportively as a member of the school team, with a conscientious and flexible approach to work.
  • Ability to undertake a range of practical Science tasks and carry out routine maintenance of equipment.
  • Ability to establish positive relationships with staff and pupils.
  • Ability to order goods and help monitor the departmental budgets.

We are seeking a Science Technician with:

  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Confidence, inclusivity, and passion for supporting pupil’s and teaching staff.
  • Familiarity with the UK Curriculum.
  • An enhanced DBS disclosure or be willing to obtain one through us.
  • Right to Work in the UK, unfortunately we are unable to offer Visa Sponsorship.


Why work with Principal Resourcing?

Work with the market leaders

A locally established agency trusted by many Schools, Academies, Colleges, and Nurseries across the region, due to our unfaltering commitment to providing the best service.

Feel valued

Work with a candidate-centred agency that puts you at the heart of everything we do.


Receive the best rates of pay

We guarantee to beat other agency rates.

Dedicated Consultant

Work alongside some of the most experienced education recruitment specialists in the area.

DfE approved compliance team

Seamless registration and clearance process to ensure you are working in the quickest possible time.

Continued accredited and nationally recognised CPD

We invest in our candidates we will ensure that your skills not only stay current but are updated along the way. By working with Principal Resourcing, you will have access to a portfolio of over 200 courses from a platform, nationally recognised by 45,092 Schools, Trusts, Nurseries and Colleges, free of charge.

Submit your application today and a member of our dedicated team will be in touch.

We look forward to welcoming you aboard the Principal Resourcing Team!


Principal Resourcing is an Education Recruitment Business having sought agreement from their clients to find candidates for these roles, in accordance with the Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations Act (2003).

Principal Resourcing is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including an enhanced DBS check and references. We are an equal opportunities employer. All positions advertised are temporary, unless otherwise stated.

Please note: If you have not heard from us within two weeks then your application may have been unsuccessful.

Job Ref: PRLMC

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