Godalming College

Job vacancy details

Chemistry Technician

Reference: N/A

Location: Godalming GU7 1RS

Salary: £18,958 – £21,269 per year, pro rata

Working Pattern: Required from September 2017Full-time, term-time only (39 weeks per year) • Maternity Cover Contract

Closing date: 7 August 2017


Godalming College in Surrey is one of the best sixth form colleges in the country with a reputation for high quality, innovative teaching and learning along with outstanding results. The college provides contemporary and stimulating surroundings in which to work and study.

We require a technician to provide a high standard of technical science support to our Chemistry department in accordance with Health and Safety Regulations and to enable the provision of quality education. This will include the maintenance and security of laboratories and ensuring the cleanliness & proper functioning of all equipment. The technician will also assist with the preparation of resources including experiments and computer applications for teaching and demonstration purposes.

Applicants should have a chemistry qualification at A Level or above and/or experience of working in a similar laboratory environment. They must also be able to demonstrate good practice in the handling of laboratory apparatus and chemicals when assisting students. Good organisational and interpersonal skills will be required as will a flexible and adaptable approach to assist the smooth running of the department.

The role is offered on a temporary maternity cover basis which we envisage will last for up to one year. It may be particularly suitable for a recent graduate looking to gain some relevant work experience.

The full-time salary is £18,958 – £21,269 per year. The actual salary based on hours worked will be £16,231 – £18,210 per year, depending on experience and qualifications.

Full details and an application form can be downloaded from our website www.godalming.ac.uk

For a hard copy or other enquiries please contact Personnel Services on 01483 411293 or email personnel@godalming.ac.uk

Closing date: 9am, Monday 7 August 2017
Interviews are planned for Friday 11 August 2017

To Apply:

Godalming College
Tuesley Lane, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1RS
Tel: 01483 411293