1 Current Vacancy

Royston Schools Academy Trust THE MERIDIAN SCHOOL, ROYSTON

The Meridian School is a 13-18 upper school serving Royston and the surrounding villages.

Science Laboratory Technician

Hours: 37 hours per week, term time plus 2 weeks

(part-time considered)

To start as soon as possible - Fixed Term to 20 July 2018

Salary: H3 (£16,781 pro rata – actual salary for 37 hours £14,715)

We are seeking to appoint a well organised and responsible person to join our Science Department as a Science Laboratory Technician. The post will involve daily contact with staff and students so excellent communication skills are essential. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing for classroom experiments, including for Chemistry A Level
  • Carrying out departmental risk assessments
  • Maintaining equipment inventories
  • Ordering stock
  • Organising safe disposal of waste.

The successful candidate will have a good standard of secondary education, including Science subjects. Experience of working in a laboratory environment is essential.

For further information please contact the Head of Science, Mrs Charmain Dunham:

A job description and application form is available from the school website: Go to Information/Vacancies/Support Staff Application Form and Guidance

Applications to Mrs T Sell:

Closing date: Monday 30 October 2017

Meridian is a ‘Good’ school with friendly colleagues who are always happy to help each other. Meridian Upper School (13 – 18) forms part of a multi academy trust with our two local Middle Schools. Royston is a market town 10 miles from Cambridge and 40 minutes by train, from London.

We welcome visits from prospective candidates; to arrange a visit or for more information please contact the Head’s PA at

“Students have very positive attitudes, behave well and aspire to achieve.”

Ofsted 2015

Royston Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Meridian School

The Meridian School • Garden Walk • Royston • Hertfordshire • SG8 7JH

tel: 01763 242236 email: