This job expired on 25 June 2023

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    25 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

NJC Grade E, Point 15-20, £25,878 rising to a maximum of £28,371 per annum pro rata

Actual salary

£18,672 rising to a maximum of £20,471 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will be a passionate advocate of equality and committed to raising standards, raising aspirations, and facilitating the real-life chances of the next generation. You are tenacious, enjoy a challenge and are dedicated to your own professional development as a means of providing the best to our young people and our team. You will understand the importance of “soft skill” development as a means of developing the whole individual alongside a strong drive for academic excellence.

In addition, you will need:

  • NVQ Level 4 or equivalent qualification or experience in relevant discipline

  • Specialist background with supporting practical and theoretical scientific knowledge to support science experiments, the setting up of apparatus and dealing with chemicals and hazardous materials.

  • Awareness of the specific health and safety issue requirements of working in a laboratory and with chemicals.

What the school offers its staff

Millbay Academy is an all-through school in Plymouth’s Coastal Quarter. This is a place where everyone is important and where every moment counts.Our values will underpin all that we do: we will provide a stimulating learning environment where children will feel safe, happy and consequently thrive.

Our vision is clear: challenging academic and personal goals will be set for every member of the Millbay Academy community, and we will provide the support and encouragement required to reach them. We will do whatever it takes.

At Millbay Academy we are passionate advocates of all-through education. Through this, we will be able to serve our community and families, ensuring an excellent educational experience with continuity and progression. All-through education offers many unique opportunities, including shared experiences, powerful role models and the in-depth knowledge of subject specialists. The Academy has a PAN of 1020.

Further details about the role

Are you dedicated, innovative and driven to support young people develop the skills they need to access real-world, high-end opportunities? Then we want to hear from you! With excellent progression routes, personalised development programmes and a wholly child centered approach, Millbay Academy is an exciting and invested place to be. There will also be opportunities for close collaboration with UTC Plymouth (Ofsted Good 2023) as its partner school.

We are recruiting a Science Technician to join our team who will complement the work of teachers by taking responsibility for the effective running of scientific technician support systems within the school.

Your duties will include:

  • Supporting students and assisting the Science department to help develop curriculum provision.

  • Support a variety of teaching activities.

  • Responsibility for management of science curriculum related stock levels and resources.

  • Maintenance of specialist science equipment and secure storage of hazardous substances and chemicals.

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About Millbay Academy

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 16
School size
550 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
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