Science Technician
Scale 3, £11,139 (Actual)
20 hours per week (mornings), term time only – plus 5 days
From: As soon as possible

Crossley Heath has an outstanding Science department that provides a varied and challenging practical curriculum for students aged 11 to 18.  We seek to appoint a part time Science Technician who has the knowledge and skills to provide technical support for year 7 and 8 Science.  The role involves taking responsibility for the practical resources for year 7 and 8 lessons as well as working flexibly with the other classes when necessary.   The ability to work closely with the other Science Technicians is vital.

The successful candidate will need to be an enthusiastic individual with a passion for the Sciences and have excellent communication skills. Previous experience of working in a similar role is desirable but not essential.  This is a wonderful opportunity to join a school in which there is a strong team spirit and where students have a genuine desire to learn. We are a friendly, down to earth school with a diverse student population. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.

You will have the opportunity to develop your skills through our CPD programme.

Closing Date:  8th December 2023
Interview Date:  13th December 2023

All completed applications should be returned to Gaynor Fisher, HR and Events Co-ordinator, (, by 8.00am on the closing date specified above. Further details are on our school website.

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Supply Teachers

We are always looking to recruit flexible secondary supply teachers for general and subject specialist cover to provisionally teach on a day to day and short term basis. Whether you are a ECT / NQT or an experienced teacher looking for supply teaching work, short or possible long term contracts, please get in touch.

The essentials we require are:

  • UK teaching qualification (QTS or QTLS)
  • Recent UK school experience across KS3/ KS4
  • Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the Update Service (or be willing to apply for a new one)
  • Professional reference checks
  • Legal right to work in the UK

If you would like to find out more, please call Jonathan Lees on 01422 360272 for an informal discussion or complete an application form and email it to

The DofE Education Staff Wellbeing Charter is a declaration of support for, and set of commitments to, the wellbeing and mental health of everyone working in education. The Crossley Heath School has signed up to the Charter and will use it to:

  • show staff that we take their wellbeing seriously
  • open a conversation with staff about their wellbeing and mental health
  • create a staff wellbeing strategy
  • create a wellbeing-focused culture

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We are committed to safeguarding children in all aspects of recruitment and selection. The appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS check.

We believe our staff are the school’s greatest asset. We have signed up to the Education Staff Wellbeing Charter with the aim of supporting the wellbeing and mental health of all staff.