Laboratory Assistant - Dunbar Grammar School

East Lothian Council
£16,187 - £17,683 per year Pro Rata
08 Sep 2017
25 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary:  £16187 - £17683 per annum pro rata (£8.87-£9.69 per hour)
Permanent part time position 
16 hours 30 minutes per week, 38 weeks per year (term time)
Mon & Tues 08:30-13:10, Wed 08:30-15:30 & Fri 08:30-10:30 (less breaks)
To start asap

Head Teacher: Paul Raffaelli
Address: Summerfield Road, Dunbar, EH42 1NJ
Telephone: 01368 863 339
Fax: 01368 864 798
School Website:

Dunbar Grammar is a six-year, fully inclusive, comprehensive, non-denominational and co-educational school. It serves the town of Dunbar and the surrounding area. It is one of six secondary schools in East Lothian. 

The present building was opened in 1961 and is situated in an attractive site in the centre of Dunbar. It has spacious playground areas and a games field within the school grounds.

Job Details

To assist the Science Technician in preparing practical experiments and paperwork for the science classes. The job also involves cleaning and maintenance of equipment within the science department. The Jobholder is responsible for ensuring that equipment is available for use by teachers and students. 

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated to SVQ2, National Certificate, Higher or equivalent in a relevant discipline. and/or able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience. 
PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.
Please note: PVG member's records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

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See also:
4093 - Laboratory Assistant FINAL Grade 4.pdf