Science Technician – Chemistry – Required Immediately

Closing date: 31 Jan 2020

Permanent – Term Time Only (83.78%FTE)

FTE Salary – £26,500

Actual Salary – £22,202

We are seeking a well-qualified Science Technician with a Chemistry background to join our successful department. The successful candidate must be able to work independently when necessary but will also form part of a team of technicians and teachers in a strong academic department.  The successful candidate will liaise with the science teachers and Head of Science.

 The successful candidate will support the safe delivery of experiments and practical activities within science lessons in order to optimise teaching and learning.

Why Sydenham High School? 

Sydenham High School, established in 1887, is an independent day school for girls from 4-18 with approximately 670 pupils. The school is part of The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the largest independent school group in the UK. It is at the forefront of education for girls and a strong voice in promoting opportunities for young women.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a strong professional development programme. These benefits include:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit 
  • Free school lunches 
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools 
  • 30 days holiday

For full details and an application form please click the apply button. Alternatively, please contact or the School Office on 0208 557 7000.

Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 12 noon on Friday 31 January 2020. We reserve the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process so early applications are encouraged.

References for shortlisted candidates will be taken before interview. 

GDST are committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post.