Salary C £16,822 Pro rata


37 Hours per week Term Time + 12 additional days

Applications are invited for the post of Science Technician.  Duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Support teachers and students during practical work, to include setting up demonstrations and experiments, providing advice to pupils in the development of their tasks, including the safe operation and demonstration of equipment.
  • Oversee the work of small groups of students engaged in practical tasks, as requested by the head of department and under the supervision of the classroom teacher.
  • Prepare materials, equipment and teaching aids for classroom use, at the direction of the head of department. To tidy up and clean materials and equipment, including breakages and spillages, so as to ensure a safe and hygienic working environment at all times.
  • To monitor and ensure that all classrooms are tidy and stocked with teaching materials on a ½-termly basis

Camborne Science & International Academy is a friendly, dynamic and innovative school in the heart of beautiful West Cornwall, which affords a high quality of life. The Real Schools Guide 2016 awarded us Best State Secondary School in Cornwall. We are one of Cornwall’s most consistently high performing state secondary school. In an independent survey, parents judged us to be outstanding for exam results, discipline, teaching quality, facilities and leadership/management.

Application packs are available via the school website:

The closing date for applications, which should be submitted to Human Resources is 12 noon on Wednesday 16th September.  The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early once we have received a sufficient number of applications, so we advise you to submit your application early to prevent disappointment.

Camborne Science and International Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note that this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check.


To arrange a tour of Camborne Science & International Academy prior to applying for a role, please contact the Personnel office  on 01209 712280 or email For all vacancies, please email your completed application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms to

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