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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 36 hours Per week Term Time only

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 September 2024 – 31 August 2025

Pay scale

Salary: Grade 5/6 points 13-20 paid pro-rata £26,085.10 - £29,046.46 Actual salary; per annum, dependent upon skills and experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a full-time Biology Technician to maintain the existing continuous and efficient service provided to specialist teachers in our highly academic setting. This is your opportunity to work with committed and high attaining secondary school students as part of a skilled and cohesive team of teachers and support staff.

Previous experience of working within an educational setting is desirable, but not essential (training will be provided). You will have exceptional organisational and communication skills and be able to work under pressure to prioritise and manage conflicting demands whilst remaining calm.

The key focuses of this role will be to:

  • To act as a Technician for the Subject Area for Biology (and where necessary offer support for Physics and Chemistry)
  • Manage the technical, administrative and resource provision within Biology;
  • Support teaching staff during lessons in the provision of Biology across the age and ability range.

What the school offers its staff

Wallington County Grammar School is one of the most successful schools in the country. Our motto is Per Ardua ad Summa, “Through Difficulties to the Heights”, which our exceptional students exemplify each and every day. Their success, and that of our staff has been recognised by Ofsted, grading the School ‘outstanding’ in all areas. This success is born from a strong set of values centred around compassion for one another, commitment to all we do, courage in facing life’s many challenges and creativity to succeed in a global 21st century society.

We are a highly selective school, admitting 150 young men from across London and the South East into Year 7 and admitting young women into the Sixth Form. We have a well-balanced, academic curriculum centred around developing scholarship and creativity which, when combined with innovative and forward thinking pedagogy, makes Wallington County Grammar School, an extremely stimulating environment in which to work.

Advantages and benefits

  • Working with high attaining and committed young men and women;
  • Joining an established cross trust team of professionals
  • Access to a Charter Marked CPD programme (Silver Status);
  • Amenities and benefits including priority entry for children of staff; onsite parking; Ride to Work Scheme; Employee Assistance Programme and a School gym;
  • A firm commitment to staff wellbeing and work life balance.
  • A leafy setting on the edge of the beautiful Beddington Park easy access to both central London and the Surrey countryside;


Further details about the role

Application Process

An application pack may be downloaded from the School Website at https://www.wcgs-sutton.co.uk/career-opportunities.Please note an application form must be completed for this post and should be returned to personnel@wcgs.foliotrust.uk as soon as possible but no later than the closing date.Candidates may be called for an interview upon receipt of their application.A Statement of Suitability addressed to the Headmaster is required as part of the application.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date should there be a suitable candidate and therefore advise that applications should be submitted as soon as possible.

Safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.The recruitment process will include an enhanced DBS check, medical screening, confirmation of right to work in the UK and all other pre-employment checks in line with safer recruitment requirements.

The Candidate Privacy Notice is published on our web site www.wcgs-sutton.co.uk/Opportunities

Equal Opportunities

We believe that all individuals are of equal value and we are committed to equal opportunities for all. All people who work and study in the school have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, class, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Wallington County Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1098 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0208 647 2235

Wallington County Grammar School is one of the most successful schools in the country. Our motto is Per Ardua ad Summa, Through Difficulties to the Heights, which our exceptional students exemplify each and every day. Their success and that of our staff has been recognised by Ofsted, grading the school ‘outstanding’ in all areas, and more recently by the Secretary of State for Education who presented the school with the 2019 Evening Standard Award for School Achievement. This success is born from a strong set of values centred around compassion for one another, commitment to all we do, courage in facing life’s many challenges and creativity to succeed in a global 21st century society.

We are a highly selective school, admitting 150 young men from across London and the South East into Year 7 and admitting young women into the Sixth Form. We have a well balanced, academic curriculum centred around developing scholarship and creativity which, when combined with innovative and forward thinking pedagogy, makes Wallington County Grammar School an extremely stimulating place to work.

Arranging a visit to Wallington County Grammar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email personnel@wcgschool.co.uk.

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