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Claydon High School

Senior Science Technician

Required as soon as possible or 1 September 2023

Salary: Grade 3 Range 4-6 starting from £14,647 (actual)

Job term: Permanent - 30 hours per week and 39 weeks per year

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 2.30pm

(Working hours and days to be negotiated according to the timetable each academic year)


‘Be the best you can be’

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Claydon High School as a Senior Science Technician, working within a strong and supportive team.  The post will involve preparing and maintaining resources for teaching staff within the Science Department and co-ordinating other technician team members.  Other duties will include technical assistance in class when required. 

We are looking for a confident and committed individual with good communication and organisational skills.  Ideally the successful candidate will have some relevant scientific background and be able to provide some administrative support to departmental staff.

Claydon High School is an oversubscribed mixed comprehensive school on the outskirts of Ipswich, easily accessed from the A12 and A14.

If you would like to have a chat about the post or visit the school please contact Abbi Driver or Alison Bateman, Joint Heads of Science Faculty, by email at or

Job Description

Letter from the Headteacher

Science Faculty Information

Application Form

Guidance Notes

SSLT Information for Candidates


Closing date:     Midday on Tuesday 06 June 2023

Interview date:  TBC 

We reserve the right to close the advert sooner, should a suitable number of applications be received before the closing date.

Claydon High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to provide references, undergo employment checks and an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.