Shrewsbury School

Science Apprentice Technician

Temporary 3 years, Full-time, 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday, 52 weeks

If you are looking for a career in Science, this Apprenticeship would be the ideal starting point. This superb opportunity will develop and progress your career in a Laboratory Technician role as well as gaining a certified qualification to underpin your knowledge.

The main purpose of the role will be to support the teaching of Science (Chemistry/Biology) by assembly, preparation and dismantling of equipment in laboratories, which will include general housekeeping within the classrooms and working pro-actively as part of a team of Technicians.  Full details can be found in the job description.  

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in education and working in a Science faculty of a major independent school.  You will ideally have a very good standard of education to A-level standard, be able to demonstrate a willingness to continue to develop these skills.  The successful candidate will relate well to a wide range of people, and work with minimal supervision, to achieve the overall aims of the faculties.  

This position is for approximately 3 years where the successful applicant will be studying towards, and expected to achieve, a qualification in Science Laboratory.  The salary will be based on the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

Full application pack, including the application form can be downloaded below

Job Description & Person Specification

Guidance Notes

Application Forms (Word) or (PDF document)

Alternatively, a full application pack and job description can be obtained by calling (01743) 280 834 or emailing

Applicants will undergo thorough child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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