St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School, Gretna Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 7PX

Science Technician

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time - term time plus specified days

£21,575 - £22,777 per annum pro rata, actual £18,505 to £19,536 per annum

St Cuthbert's Catholic High School is part of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust. You will be employed by the Board of Trustees and will not be an employee of Newcastle City Council.

St Cuthbert's Catholic High School

Gretna Road

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE15 7PX

37 hours, term time only + 5 training days as confirmed by the school

(Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm with ½ hour lunch, Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm with ½ hour lunch)


Required as soon as possible

St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Science Technician to support our successful specialised science department with the delivery of the science curriculum at all three key stages.

Applicants should be familiar with a wide range of school science apparatus across the curriculum. Being an experienced chemistry technician would be advantageous.

Duties will include the maintenance of apparatus, safe storage and handling of chemicals, managing stock levels, laboratory management and the preparation of practical equipment for lessons. The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic attitude and a natural ability to use their initiative in order to ensure that all pupils receive outstanding and inspirational educational experiences, which help them fulfil their potential. Above all, we are looking for someone who will help our boys become better men.

This is an opportunity to join an impressive, all-boys Catholic School that has enjoyed a reputation as a centre of educational excellence for over one hundred years.

Application forms and further information are available by following the link on our website: for submission by 9:00am on Friday 27th January 2023.

Applications may be sent electronically or in hard copy to: Human Resources, St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School, Gretna Road , Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 7PX

or by email:

Applications will be acknowledged by email. Interviews will be held week commencing 30th January 2023.

St Cuthbert’s is first and foremost a Catholic school. Applicants are not required to be practising Catholics but are expected to support and promote the school’s Catholic vision, mission and values.

If you do not hear from us you may assume that your application has not been successful.

The Governors of St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School, the Trustees of the Bishop Bewick Trust and the Diocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young persons. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed for shortlisted candidates.

St Cuthbert’s Catholic High School is a member of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust. The Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust, is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales. Company Registration No. 7841435. It is an apostolate of the Roman Catholic Church under the episcopal jurisdiction of the Bishop of Hexham & Newcastle. Registered Office: Fenham Hall Drive, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9YH


Closing date:

27 January 2023

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