Posted: May 16, 2024


The King's School


Witney, Oxford

Employment Type

Part Time, Permanent

Start Date

September 2024

Closing Date

31 May 2024

Job Advert

Laboratory Technician – The King’s School, Witney


Post: Laboratory Technician – Four hours per week, 2 hours to be worked on a Monday or Tuesday (morning or afternoon) plus 2 hours on either a Thursday or Friday (morning or afternoon). Term time only.
Salary:£12.05 per hour
Advertised: Friday 10th May, 2024
Closing Date: 9am Friday 31st May, 2024 (Please note that applications will be reviewed as they come in and we reserve the right to close the process at an earlier date)
Start date: September 1st, 2024
Interview date: Thursday 6th June, 2024



We are looking for a Laboratory Technician who will be able to work with our existing Science Teaching staff. The successful candidate should be a committed Christian, who has excellent multi-tasking skills, communication skills, and a can-do attitude.

We would expect the Laboratory Technician to:

  • Prepare materials and equipment for science lessons
  • Maintain science laboratories and preparation rooms and their equipment, and services in good order
  • Provide technical support to the Science Department, including: assisting in practical classes, carrying out demonstrations, preparing resources, assembling apparatus
  • Prepare standard solutions, etc., purifying chemicals, treating waste
  • Return apparatus, etc. and chemicals to storage as soon as practicable
  • Carry out general duties in support of the teachers in the Science Department
  • Work as part of the staff team to create a safe, secure and caring environment for pupils


Experience of working in a school would be desirable, but not essential.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks and training, including DBS checks.

If you have a disability and require any reasonable adjustments that will enable you to apply for this position, then please let us know.


For further information, to arrange an informal visit to the school or to request an application form please contact Kathryn Smith, Senior Administrator of The King’s School, , or telephone 01993 778463.