Salary: Academy Support Scale 3, Point 7-10, £22,292-£23,471 per annum pro rata (£18,841-£19,838 actual)
Required: September 2021
Contract/Duration: Permanent, Term Time only (39 weeks), 36 hours per week
Location: SE3 0XX, Blackheath, London Borough of Lewisham
We seek to appoint a talented and knowledgeable Technician. As a Technician you will be responsible for ensuring that a high level of support is provided to both the Technology and Science departments. This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on the quality of teaching and learning across the academy. The Technician is responsible for supporting pupils within classrooms, preparing classroom resources, supporting with classroom demonstrations and maintaining adequate stock levels.
Are you a skilled, talented and creative technician?
Do you have a real passion and desire to impart your knowledge and understanding of STEM to others?
Are you seeking to develop your skill set across subject areas?
If yes, then we would like to offer you the opportunity to work with us here at St Matthew Academy, at this exciting time on our journey to becoming a great school. The recent Ofsted inspection (Autumn 2019) judged the Academy to be ‘Good’ across all areas and recognised the improvements made in all aspects.
St Matthew Academy is a diverse, vibrant Catholic all-through academy for girls and boys aged 4 to 16, where there are high expectations for everyone in our community. At St Matthew Academy our school motto is ‘let your light shine’ and we ensure that we live this vision every day at the academy by encouraging, promoting and celebrating success with all of our pupils in everything that they do. Our academy is situated between Blackheath and Lewisham in South East London, benefiting from excellent public transport and road links to all parts of London and Kent. Our magnificent buildings offer state of the art resources and the latest technology. Our primary and secondary phases are situated on one site allowing a truly unique all through setting with opportunities for transition, collegiate working and subject development.
The successful candidate will be:
-Experienced as a technician in either a school or other setting or a fast learner ready for a new challenge
-Willing to receive training to support science technician on a part time basis
-Committed to ensuring high expectations for pupils, staff and themselves
-Well organised, an excellent communicator and keen to take an active role in academy life
-In sympathy with our Catholic ethos
-Fantastic pupils with enormous potential
-Staff who are supportive to each other and enjoy working collaboratively
-Personalised programme of professional development and coaching for all staff including a highly rated IMPACT programme for Newly Qualified Teachers and a July 1st start date for NQTs
-A modern building, in a delightful setting and excellent resources
-Excellent public transport and road links across London and Kent
-Fully equipped gym and fitness suite, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle-to-work scheme, Tech Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme
-A strong commitment to staff well-being
We value the importance of diversity in our community and the significance of having staff that are representative of the children we teach. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are currently under represented within the Academy.
Our school motto is ‘let your light shine’ and we ensure that we live this vision every day.
How to apply:
Your application is a direct permanent application to St Matthew Academy.
To apply, please request an application form from Ellie Field at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Ellie on 0207 259 8770 for more information. Your application is a permanent application to our school (not through agency), Hays is our recruitment partner for all permanent appointments.
Closing date: ASAP / Open
Interviews: September 2021
*Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early for this role. The school reserves the right to close this advert early should the right candidate be found.