Science Technician (Full time / Term Time only)

Date Posted: Monday 07 August 2023

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Closing date for application: 22/08/2023

For September 2023, a full-time Science Technician is required to join Cheltenham College’s Science Department.

This role is term-time only: 33 weeks per annum.

Previous experience and background or degree in Science is needed, though full training will be given. The role will involve working in the 3 Science Departments (Biology, Chemistry & Physics). The three disciplines work closely alongside each other within the Science Department.

Candidates should; be organised with good attention to detail and the ability to use initiative, be able to follow safe working practices and prioritise workloads during busy periods. Strong interpersonal skills and a co-operative and flexible attitude are essential.



  • Complimentary School lunch available during term time
  • Members of staff are entitled to free membership to College sports facilities (gyms, courts and pool) as well as heavily discounted family discounts
  • Executive Pension Scheme available after satisfactory completion of probationary period

Hours and Salary

  • Starting salary range: (between pay grade B to D) will be dependent on experience and qualifications (the range is between £21,586 – £26,890.50 per annum based on a full time / full year role.  To reflect the part-year, term-time nature of the role, the actual salary range will be adjusted to between £15,352.61 – £19,124.90 and is based on a FTE of 0.71)
  • Although part year, the salary is averaged out over 12 months to ensure a regular monthly income is paid throughout the entire year.
  • 37.5 hours per week (8.30-16.30), for 33 weeks per annum (term time).

How to apply

To apply, please forward a completed application and covering letter, electronically, to:

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Tuesday, 22nd August 2023.