We require a highly organised, enthusiastic and competent professional
to work as part of a high achieving and forward-thinking science department in
this prestigious school. This position principally involves supporting
effective teaching and learning through the preparation, set-up, operation and
maintenance of equipment and resources for practical lessons in chemistry and
candidate will be become an integral part of a thriving chemistry department
consisting of six members of teaching staff. The chemistry laboratory
technician will also work as part of a team of four science technicians across
the school, supporting colleagues in general science technician duties. The
successful candidate must also be prepared to train as a first-aider.
A full description can be found in the attached job description.
WHY WORK FOR US?
We offer a great
opportunity to join an organisation which really lives its values. Our working
environment is very inclusive and whilst you can expect to be challenged in
your role, you will be supported through professional learning, treated fairly
and with dignity and respect. Please see the Equality,
Diversity, an Inclusion statement on our website.
Terms and Conditions
Salary: NJC scale points 12
to 19 (Bright Futures scale 5). The full-time
equivalent pay is £24,496 rising to £27,852per annum. The actual pay based on the below working pattern commencing £20,975.90 rising to
£23,849.64, per annum actual pay. Pay
progression is linked to performance.
Working weeks: This is a great opportunity for
flexible working as the role will work 38 weeks during school term time and an
additional 1 week to be agreed. A total of 39 weeks.
Hours: 36.25 hours per week over 5 days.
Holidays: You will be paid for
the prorate equivalent of 25 days, plus 8 public holidays. This increases to 30 days plus 8 public
holidays after 5 years’ service.
Pension: Local government
pension scheme. Please take a look at
the website: https://www.gmpf.org.uk/ or Local Government
Scheme • Local Pensions Partnership Administration (lppapensions.co.uk)
Other: We offer salary
sacrifice schemes for purchasing bikes used for travel to work and technology
for personal use, through monthly interest free salary deductions.
We also offer
opportunities for professional development.
For a full explanation of our employment
offer please see the booklet on our website:
How to Apply
We can only accept
completed application forms, rather than CVs. This is because the regulatory
Keeping Children Safe in Education (2021), require us to check various details
of job applicants and an identical
application format for each candidate enables us to do this. We use a process
that does not identify personal
characteristics to the shortlisting panel. This is part of our commitment to
equalities and diversity.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE.
Our application form
is available online, along with the disclosure of criminal background form. The
portal link is
Chemistry Technician (jotform.com)
. Alternatively, you
can click ‘Apply Now’ on this role via the current vacancies page of our
website. Please the forms by Monday 6 February 2023.
process may be conducted virtually, so candidates will need access to a device
with a camera and a microphone to participate. However, we will confirm this
following the closing date. The selection will take place on Friday 10 February
2023. You will be notified after the closing date whether you have been
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