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Prendergast School - Science Technician

  • Employer: Lewisham Schools
  • Reference: DDD
  • Published: Wed 03/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 01/05/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £25,000 - £29,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London

Actual salary:            £27,817 - £28,680 per annum

 

Would you like to join a school where people are valued, thrive and make positive contributions?

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Science Technician to join our Science Faculty. The successful candidate will support teaching and learning in the faculty by preparing resources for KS3 to KS5 lessons and conducting practical demonstrations.

 

Ideally, you will have a good working knowledge of COSHH & CLEAPSS in order to maintain compliance with Health and Safety Regulations at the school. However, full training will be provided.

 

About us

Prendergast School is an Outstanding 11-16 Girls School with a mixed 6th Form and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. Awarded its third Outstanding OFSTED grading in a row in November 2013, the school has been leading girls’ education in Lewisham for over 130 years.

 

Curriculum

Science has a role of great importance within the curriculum. The faculty is exceptionally well equipped with seven dedicated laboratories and a prep room. All labs are well provided with resources to ensure the delivery of a dynamic and exhilarating curriculum for our students, where practical investigation is placed at the heart of teaching and learning in order to engage and inspire our students as young scientists. We teach general science to KS3, then separate physics, chemistry, and biology from years 10 to 13. The importance of practical work in our curriculum means our technicians serve a key role. We use Lablogger to manage practical work within the department.

 

Facilities

The buildings are equipped with modern facilities with interactive smartboards and access to Chromebooks.

 

We offer:

       A supportive and encouraging staff team.

       The opportunity to access a wide range of CPD opportunities within and beyond school.

       A school which understands the importance of staff well-being and workload management.

       A positive ethos with excellent behaviour reinforced by a highly visible Headship Team and centralised behaviour systems.

 

Salary:                        Scale 5 (point 13 to 15) (£32,205- £33,204 pro-rata)

 

Hours:                        35 hours a week, 39 weeks a year (term time only plus 5 Inset Days)

 

We are dedicated to creating a work environment that our colleagues can enjoy, our students can benefit from, and where work complements life. For this reason, we encourage everyone to discuss with us their flexible working requirements during the recruitment process so that we can find the best working solution for them and their role.

 

To find out more about what it is like to work for the Federation please click here.

To apply, please click here.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Early applications are encouraged.  We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement.

Closing date:             9:30am on Monday 29 April 2024

Interviews:                 W/c 29 April 2024                  

The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references qualifications, experience checks, medical clearance, enhanced DBS checks, social media checks and documentary evidence showing your entitlement to work in the UK.

 

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  • Employer: Lewisham Schools
  • Reference: DDD
  • Published: Wed 03/04/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 01/05/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £25,000 - £29,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: London

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