Required as soon as possible
Temporary until 31st August 2018
30 hours per week
National Minimum/Living Wage Rates
Apprenticeship or Gap year also considered
The Science team at Ormiston Victory Academy is looking for a Science Technician to join our forward thinking and supportive department. The successful applicant will join a highly professional team working within a department of 9 teachers. The technician team supports teaching and learning of the science curriculum. The role involves preparing resources, constructing and modifying apparatus and carrying out appropriate safety checks. Duties also involve the preparation and delivery of demonstrations and student experiments, equipment maintenance, cleaning and stock taking.
Good initiative, communication, and organisational skills are essential, along with a willing and flexible attitude to work. The successful applicant will require a grade C or above in GCSE English and Mathematics and have good science knowledge.
The post offers a fulfilling opportunity to work with a committed team and the young people in our successful academy community. Full training and a support programme will be provided. The successful candidate will join a highly dedicated support team working within an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’, thriving and ambitious academy with high standards of student behaviour.
Ormiston Academies Trust is an ethical sponsor, committed to improving the life chances of young people. We share their vision for all young people to have the highest academic, social and practical skills to allow them to lead a fulfilling life.
We would welcome and encourage candidates to visit the academy by appointment.
If you think this might be the role for you, please email your letter of application, CV and completed application form (available on our website via the button below.
Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Thursday 12th October 2017
Interviews to be held by: Thursday 19th October 2017
Ormiston Victory Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Ormiston Victory Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
We value diversity and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community.