Science technician

Pioneer Educational Trust is looking for inspiring, optimistic and pioneering candidates to join our committed Educational Support & Administrative Teams.  Currently, the Trust Schools are Upton Court Grammar School in Slough, Trevelyan Middle School in Windsor and Foxborough Primary School in Langley. 

Our ethos is to ‘recruit for attitude, train for skill’! Our mission is grounded on three core values which our schools embrace. These are:

  • to collaborate: we believe in working in partnership and providing both high challenge and high support that enables every individual and team to succeed together
  • to invest: we believe in releasing potential and seek to provide a wide range of exciting professional learning experiences for every individual
  • to pioneer: we believe in taking risks and we never accept mediocrity

 In return, we can offer you:

  • well-resourced classrooms, facilities and the necessary IT equipment
  • fantastic communities of staff and students
  • benefits which include an Employee Assistance Programme, an extensive range of Retail Discounts, training and development opportunities

Job Title:                           Part-Time Science Technician

Pay & Conditions:            Salary Grade 4 (starting salary £19777.00 FTE), the actual starting salary would be


38 weeks, plus 2 days

Hours:                                20 hours per week: ideally Mon – Fri 8.30am to 12.30pm, but can be negotiated

Required:                            January 2019

Location:                              Trevelyan Middle School

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a school environment, however this is not essential. The position would suit someone who has the ability to work well under pressure whilst prioritising and working productively and efficiently.  The successful candidate must have a level 2 qualification in English and Maths.

The successful candidate will:

  • Assist in ensuring a safe, effective and efficient technical service is provided to support the Science department and their curriculum
  • Provide technical advice and assistance in the classroom to support students and assist teaching staff with learning activities
  • Ensure that Health & Safety requirements and other relevant regulations are adhered to including the completion and recording of necessary checks
  • Prepare classrooms for lessons / practical activities / demonstrations
  • Prepare equipment, materials and resources as required for use in classrooms / lessons

Applications should be sent to Mrs Bhamini Lynn, Recruitment Manager, Pioneer Educational Trust, c/o Foxborough Primary School, Common Road, Langley, SL3 8TX or

Closing date for applications: Midday Monday 14th January 2019

Due to the volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Agency CVs and CVs on their own will not be accepted

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory references, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check), and evidence of essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

Vacancy Closing Date: 14/01/2019

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