Senior Science Technician
Pay Scale: SC6 Spinal 18-20
Annual Salary £28,793 - £29,696 + £2,500 for additional responsibilities TBC
Temporary for 1 Year.
Start: February/March 2024
Norlington School and 6th Form is a small 11-16 boys’ school with a mixed 6th Form. Over the past 10 years the school has transformed itself into one of the highest performing schools in the country and has been recognised by the Minister for State Schools on three separate occasions for student achievement. Over the past 4 years the school has grown in size to 162 students per cohort and remains oversubscribed.
Norlington was judged to be a 'good school' by Ofsted;
- 'The progress of all groups of pupils...including the most able, is strong'
- 'Staff....enjoy being part of the school with its distinctive family ethos'
- 'The behaviour of students around the school is calm and orderly'
(Ofsted October 2018)
The school has an excellent CPD programme and is committed to developing all staff, as we continue to provide all our students with outstanding learning experiences. This includes three staff training afternoons, two department meetings and one twilight training session every 6 weeks. Lessons finish for students at 1:30pm on a Friday.
The Science department wishes to appoint a Senior Science Technician to continue to support the outstanding success of the Science department. The appointed person will ensure that a safe and effective laboratory technical service is provided for the use of pupils and staff in accordance with the practices and procedures of the school. You will also provide technical advice and assistance in the classroom to support pupils and assist teaching staff with learning activities. This is an opportunity to work in a successful and dynamic Science Department in which practical work is an integral part of the curriculum. We currently teach KS3 Science in mixed ability classes. At KS4 AQA Combined Science is taught to most students, and Triple Science is also offered at KS4. We offer A Level Biology, Chemistry and Physics at KS5.
Applicants should have relevant experience, good problem-solving and IT skills, a thorough knowledge of Health and Safety procedures and good communication skills.
You will work 36 hours per week 45.6 weeks per year.
Posts will be subject to a Prohibition check for all roles involved with the management of pupils. Norlington School and 6th Form is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.
A recruitment pack and application form is available on the TES jobs website, school’s website: www.norlington.net , Our school/Vacancies link. Please email completed application forms email@example.com
Closing date: Monday 26th February 2024
Interviews scheduled for: The same week