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Science Technician


Salary: Grade 5 (Actual Salary £13,983 - £14,548)

Hours: 32.5 hours per week, term time only

To start: 1 September 2021

Closing Date: 2 August 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our associate staff team. The Science Technician will support the Science Department under the day-to-day supervision of the Senior Science Technician.  This will enable the Senior Science Technician to ensure that all practical work can at all times proceed efficiently and safely.

What makes Ridgewood School special?

Staff and students at Ridgewood work hard every day to embody the school’s core values: Excellence, Teamwork, Enjoyment and Integrity. We are enjoying a trajectory of continued success and look forward to welcoming a successful applicant who can join us on our journey. We became a standalone academy in 2011, and we are incredibly proud of the progress we have made as a school, having laid strong foundations for further improvement going forward. 

Our school motto, ‘Prepare for the road ahead’, represents our belief in preparing our staff and students for their future. We exemplify our motto not only in terms of academic achievement, but also in terms of the training, enrichment and experiences which make us all model citizens. Our school values underpin what we do and contribute to our ethos in everything we undertake as a school community. We set our standards high and do not compromise, because we believe in the best for everyone.

Why is the role of Science Technician right for you?

We are committed to offering the staff who work at Ridgewood every opportunity to become the best they can be. Our training packages, for staff at all stages of their careers, are second to none, and we are proud to be able to offer our associate staff a range of individual and group development opportunities.

Are you a seeking an energetic, vibrant working environment, working alongside supportive colleagues? Do you want to work in a school with a dedicated team of senior leaders committed to whole school development? Are you ready to be part of a school community dedicated to giving young people the best opportunities possible? If so, Ridgewood School is for you.

Candidates are required to possess 5 GCSEs including Maths and English – Grade C or above (or equivalent).

How can you apply for this role?

For full details, to discuss the role or to request an application pack, please contact the school on 01302 783939 or email: or

Completed applications should be returned directly to school via email: or

The closing date for this post is 12pm Monday 2 August 2021.

Ridgewood School reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date above.

The school 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 subject to an enhanced DBS check. The school operates a no smoking policy.