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Science Technician

John Madejski Academy, 125 Hartland Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 8AF
John Madejski Academy
Full Time, Term Time
23rd September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
5th November 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1272694

Would you like to work {add location/benefit/unique selling point}?


Due to faculty expansion, the school is seeking an enthusiastic science technician to join our experienced team. We are a {two-form entry, co-educational primary} school of {just under 400 children with 65 staff}, {serving a socially and ethnically diverse/ widespread rural/ busy suburban population}, {with children coming from 35 countries across the world}. If you are committed to academic excellence and have new ideas/initiatives to continue our success we would be very interested in your application.


John Madejski Academy is a {reading/ arts specialism/ Christian/ outstanding/Montessori/ Steiner/ Good-rated} school based in Reading. We are a school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability, and we are committed to providing fantastic facilities for teachers and supporting staff to resource engaging science learning without limitations.


  • Salary [XXXX].
  • Teamworking as the norm
  • Energetic and enthusiastic pupils
  • Renowned for extra-curricular activities
  • Outstanding league table performance
  • Excellent resources and facilities
  • A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.


  • Using lesson plans and meetings to prepare exciting and stimulating chemistry, physics, biology and electronics sessions.
  • Providing technical assistance to teachers and students within planned lessons as requested.
  • Controlling stock; working with the budget-holding Head of Science to maintain resources
  • Promoting awareness of health and safety in science lessons.
  • Putting equipment /chemicals / computers into the laboratories prior to class and collecting after.
  • General laboratory housekeeping, including hand washing glassware, returning stock to cupboards in the prep room and disposing of waste.
  • Working with a wide range of class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning.



  • Prior experience as a lab technician or similar
  • A specialist qualification in science
  • A commitment to the happiness well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.

Find out more about this exciting opportunity by visiting our career page and school website.


Safeguarding Statement:

The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this role, you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before an appointment is confirmed. Please note that references will be sought on shortlisted candidates before the interview.

The White Horse Federation values uniqueness and recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce. We value the contributions of all staff from a wide range of backgrounds and we are committed to building an inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. At The White Horse Federation, we believe that everyone should be treated with fairness and respect and share a commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at all of our schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and operate a fair recruitment process, free from discrimination against the protected characteristics, in line with the Equality Act 2010.

John Madejski Academy

John Madejski Academy

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