Chemistry Science Technician

  • Scotland

  • The Mary Erskine School

  • Full-time


An enthusiastic Chemistry Science Technician is sought to join The Mary Erskine School, a leading secondary independent school in the heart of Edinburgh. A range of staff benefits are offered to our staff.


We are seeking to appoint a Chemistry Science Technician to join The Mary Erskine School on a permanent basis from April 2023 (subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks).

The Chemistry Technician will be responsible for coordinating and organising the practical resources, including equipment and resources to support the teachers in the Chemistry department and management of resources.

This is a permanent, full-time term time only position for 36.25 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm with 45 minutes unpaid for lunch). The salary range is £21,245 - £22,983 on the ESMS Support Staff Salary Scale F, dependent upon relevant experience and qualifications.

ESMS staff are passionate, pioneering and strive for excellence in everything they do. We value the incredible contributions they make to school life, we invest in their careers and we support their ambitions so that they flourish professionally and personally.

Staff are offered a range of benefits including: a generous holiday allowance, enhanced sick pay, family friendly policies, use of the ESMS swimming pool and fitness room outside school hours, membership of the ESMS Discount and Benefits Scheme, including a range of discounts at 130,000 retail and entertainment locations. Staff with children at the Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools are entitled to a tuition fee discount of 50% (pro-rata) from Nursery to Sixth Form.

ESMS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and Disclosure Scotland.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday, 30 January 2023. We anticipate interviews will be held week commencing Monday, 30 January 2023.

Applicants must complete the Support Staff application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form to be considered for this position. Please note CVs and cover letters will not be accepted. Please submit both forms to before the closing date.

Any enquiries about this position should be directed to Vanessa Rossi, HR Assistant, at or by phone on 0131 347 5866.


Further Information

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Ravelston, Edinburgh, EH4 3NT

  • 726 Day Girls (11-18)
  • 22 Boarding Girls (11-18)
  • GSA, ISC

0131 347 5700

Closing Date: 30 January 2023