LocationPendleton Sixth Form College
Contract TypeTerm Time Only
Contract TermPermanent
SalaryUp to £22,348
Job RefSCCG2734A
Posted08 Jul 2024
Closing Date06 Aug 2024
Interview Date20 Aug 2024

About the role

An opportunity has arisen for a technician to join our successful, diverse and supportive Science & Engineering department. The successful candidate will be an integral member of the team and will be responsible for maintaining the Biology resources, organisation of the laboratories, preparing the materials for and trialling practical work, preparing materials for lessons, and upholding health and safety practices in the laboratory. Experience or skills in supporting other sciences will be very beneficial.

It is expected that all science technicians will cover for each other in the event of absence and exchange duties with one another, and to perform other college administrative tasks as and when required. They may also be required to work at various college sites as directed.


  • We have Generous Terms and Conditions (Sixth Form College’s Association style terms and conditions) including 40 days annual leave entitlement (including bank holidays).
  • We have a 3pm finish on Fridays, Free on-site parking and various health and wellbeing resources and benefit schemes including 2 Staff Wellbeing days per year.
  • We offer automatic enrolment to the Local Government Pension Scheme with 20.70% employer pension contribution.
  • Our College is an incredible community, there is a lot that staff and their families can get involved with.
  • We have family friendly policies and we are happy to talk about flexible working.
  • We invest in our people and offer a range of training & career opportunities for all staff as part of our Be Outstanding Development programme.
  • We have an amazing Staff Benefits Package with discounts and savings for supermarkets, petrol, high-street retailers, holidays, cinemas and other leisure.
  • Our shared purpose: We believe in the value of education for a successful future and we want the best for our learners and our staff.
  • Our core values are at the heart of everything we do. Staff and students behave with respect, integrity and kindness.
  • 91% of staff are proud to work at the College


To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply’ button which will take you to the College Recruitment page. If this is your first application, you will need to complete the Registration form. If returning please login to access your profile.

Once you have created an account / profile or logged in you will see a list of jobs with another ‘Apply’ button. Click the ‘Apply’ button to open a form allowing you to add a personal statement for the select Job role. Click Submit and your application will be complete.


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.


The College strives to be a diverse and inclusive community and welcomes applications from people from all backgrounds.

Vacancy Documents
Pendleton Support Staff (Term time only) - Biology technician.pdf
Job Description - Science Technician.pdf

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