Peter Symonds College

Working At PSC

Lead Science Technician (Biology)

The College is recruiting for an experienced, enthusiastic science technician or laboratory assistant/technician to lead our team of Biology technicians to start in June.

The details for this post are as follows:

Reference (please quote):
BST/24
Salary:
Scale Point 6 to 9 (£22,735-£24,442 FTE) Actual salary: £19,233 - £20,678
Hours:
Full time, 37 hours a week, for 39 weeks a year
Contract:
Permanent
Start Date:
June 2024
Interview Date:
TBC
Closing Date:
Wednesday 17 April 2024 (Midnight)

Information About The Post

Peter Symonds is a vibrant sixth form college in Winchester which has been rated by Ofsted as ‘outstanding’ in every respect. We have a large team of committed and talented staff who are at the heart of the success of the College.

The College is recruiting for an experienced, enthusiastic science technician or laboratory assistant/technician to lead our team of Biology technicians to start in June.

Our science departments are some of the largest in colleges in the country, with over a thousand students studying A level Biology and BTEC Applied Human Biology. We have a large team of Technicians working alongside the Teachers in the Faculty, supporting students in achieving exceptional results. Four of these technicians work in the Biology and Applied Human Biology department and Environmental Science, which you will lead. 

Duties include preparing equipment for practicals, maintaining laboratory areas and liaison with both students and staff in their work. The posts are term time only plus Enrolment Week to be worked by agreement in the team.

The ideal candidates will have a science qualification to level three or above, with a genuine interest in education and science and some experience working as a Science Technician. Experience leading a team of technicians would be an advantage but is not essential. 

More details and information on how to apply are available on our website. If you require further assistance please phone the Personnel Department on 01962 857557 or email jobs@psc.ac.uk quoting the reference number.

We are dedicated to safeguarding the students in our care. To that end, a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure will be required in the event of an individual being offered a position within our College. Our staff undertake regular safeguarding and Prevent training and are subject to ongoing safeguarding scrutiny.

How To Apply

Please download and complete the application form (two parts). Once complete, please email it to jobs@psc.ac.uk quoting the job title and reference number in your email. If you require an acknowledgement please also request that in your email.

If you require any assistance or further information, please email us on the address above or telephone Personnel on 01962 857557.

Due to the number of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond to all applicants personally. If you have not heard from us by the interview date you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. However, we would be very pleased to hear from you again in respect of future vacancies. Thank you for your interest in working at Peter Symonds College.