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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,557.00 - £20,214.00 Annually (Actual) OAT Grade 2 (SCP3 - 5) £22,737 - £23,500 FTE

Art & Design / Science Technician job summary

We are seeking to appoint an excellent Art & Design / Science Technician to support both our Art & Design and Science Faculties. Applications are invited from experienced and motivated individuals, who can deliver consistently good or outstanding technical support across all areas at both KS3 and KS4.

Our technicians are integral to the effective running of our classes. We need someone who can prepare resources, support students in the classroom and maintain a clean and safe working environment. The role will involve meticulous organisation, a positive approach to learning and engagement in staff training to support outstanding practice.

Hours: 37 hours per week, term-time only

Work shift pattern: Monday to Friday 8.00am – 4.00pm (3.30pm on a Friday)

Ormiston Meridian Academy is a thriving secondary academy in the south of the city, serving 11-16 year old students. Our ambition statement is ‘Shaping Lives, Building Ambition and Igniting Futures’ and every decision we make and action we take is to ensure our students excel as young adults. Alongside our lessons, we provide a rich and diverse co-curricular programme that develops character and inspires our students. We all work together to instil a strong sense of belonging for all, which enables students to succeed and become active members of the community as they move into adulthood.

Our new colleague will also benefit from being part of Ormiston Academies Trust, a MAT of 43 primary and secondary academies. The Trust’s vision is for all young people to have access to the highest academic, social and practical skills required to achieve their full potential. OAT support all staff so that they can enhance and develop their professional skills whatever their role within the trust.

To find out more about working at Ormiston Meridian Academy, please visit our website www.ormistonmeridianacademy.co.uk or contact Mr M Bennett (Finance Director) to arrange a phone call or visit

Closing date for applications: 12.00noon Wednesday 10th July 2024

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 15th July 2024

Ormiston Meridian Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Ormiston Academies Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Flexible working opportunities will be considered.

All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, which provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions, can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

Commitment to safeguarding

Ormiston Meridian Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Ormiston Meridian Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1041 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Ormiston Meridian Academy is a thriving secondary academy in the south of the city, serving 11-16 year old students. Our ambition statement is ‘Shaping Lives, Building Ambition and Igniting Futures’ and every decision we make and action we take is to ensure our students excel as young adults.

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