Lead Science Technician

ACADEMY: Manor Drive Secondary Academy

ROLE: Lead Science Technician

START DATE: June 2024

SALARY: Grade 6 Point 7 Actual Salary: £17,333

HOURS: Monday – Thursday 8.30am-3.45pm

                                                Friday – 8.30am – 2.15pm                    

                                                50 mins lunch unpaid

                                                Term time plus 5 days                                      

CLOSING DATE: Monday 15 April 2024

The Manor Drive Secondary Academy is a brand new, over subscribed school in the north of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. The school is very much the centre of the local community and is situated amongst a thriving new housing estate.  We welcomed the first cohort of 120 Year 7 students in September 2022.  Manor Drive is an ideal place to enhance your career, in a small team with high expectations.  Whilst being an innovative and dynamic Academy, we have traditional values and high standards both for our students and staff.  Staff are extremely supportive with ambitions of exceptional outcomes for all. 

We are seeking to appoint a Lead Science Technician to join our highly successful team where students are paramount.  The post includes organising and supervising other Science Technicians, co-ordinating and preparing resources for teachers within the Science department. The role is busy and varied.  The successful candidate will need to be an organised and self motivated individual who has pride in their work and enjoys providing an excellent service.  A good Science knowledge is essential.

Strong personal qualities such as confidence, integrity and presence are sought in addition to good ICT skills.  Consistent and effect communication are required together with the ability to use your own initiative. 


  • The rare and exciting opportunity to work in a brand new school and be part of something from early in the school journey
  • Strong focus on student and staff wellbeing
  • Free staff parking
  • Use of staff room space
  • Staff wellbeing hub
  • Staff gym

Full details and how to apply can be found on the school website www.manordrivesecondary.org.uk We welcome questions from prospective applicants, please contact, Penny Noble by  email:  pnoble@manordrivesecondary.org.uk We reserve the right to close the job advert early should we receive a high number of applications.

Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 15 April 2024

Manor Drive Secondary Academy is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments involve regulated activity and are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, Barred Check List and two successful references.  Online searches are carried out on all shortlisted candidates.