Search this Site:


Physics Technician

Physics Technician

Permanent – September Start Date – £23,082 per annum (£26,536 FTE)

We are seeking an experienced Physics Technician, working as part of the School’s Science faculty, based primarily in the Physics team. This interested and varied role requires a reliable, self-motivated individual who would enjoy working with teachers and pupils. You will coordinate the practical resources and facilities for the whole physics curriculum and treat/dispose of used materials. You will contribute to the design, construction and development of specialist resources and displays whilst ensuring a safe and healthy working environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy.

For a full description of the role please see the Physics Technician role profile and person specification

The Leys is an inclusive and inspiring co-educational boarding and day school offering an incredible learning environment and pupil experience in Cambridge. Putting pupils at the heart of everything we do, our shared values create a strong, caring, and cohesive community. The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated, successful, and welcoming team of teaching and business professionals, committed to working together to combine their skills, experience, and insights to deliver an excellent education to our pupils.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Before appointment to any role in the school, checks including an Enhanced DBS Check and workplace references will be undertaken in accordance with current statutory guidance.  Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK is required. A six-month probationary period will also apply.

The Foundation is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that promotes and values diversity and celebrates the diverse voice of our community.

For further details call 01223 508955 or email [email protected]

Applications with a covering letter should be submitted to HR, The Leys School, Cambridge CB2 7AD or [email protected] by 09.00 on Monday 31 July 2023.

This role has the opportunity for regular contact with pupils and therefore is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

By applying for this role, you are consenting to The Leys School storing your personal data. Please read our ‘Privacy Notice for Job Applicants’ for further details.