Lead Science Technician
Charterhouse is a beautiful school and a wonderful place to live and work. It was founded in 1611 and moved to its present magnificent 250-acre site near Godalming in Surrey in 1872. Few schools can offer such a splendid backdrop for teaching and learning, and the School community is very strong, with excellent relationships between pupils and staff.
The Science Department at Charterhouse is the largest in the School with 22 teaching staff.The Science laboratories are undergoing a programme of refurbishment and most of the Biology department has been transformed to state-of-the-art school laboratories, equipped with the latest laboratory equipment and generously supported with four Biology technicians. The remaining Biology laboratories and the Physics department is due to be refurbished in the summer of 2022.
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Lead Science Technician to:
line manage and lead the science technicians in the provision of general practical support in the Science Department.
support the delivery of science lessons and enrichment activities in a well-resourced and efficient environment, with due regard to the health and safety of all pupils and other individuals who have contact with the area.
With practical work at the heart of a good science education, this is a crucial role for the success of the faculty, bringing together a team of science technicians and teachers across all three science disciplines.
Proven track record of staff supervision as well as managing and organising own work and good IT skills are all essential requirements for this role.
This is a full time, term time only role and the exact working pattern will be agreed with the successful candidate; however the expectation is that the job-holder works Monday through to Saturday (of the latter there are approximately 21 in each academic year).
Charterhouse offers a competitive salary and other benefits including a contributory pension scheme, and membership of the Schools Sports Club.
Closing date for applications: 24 Nov 2021
Lead Science Technician #JBD6455