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  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 May 2024

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  • Teaching assistant

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Full-time equivalent salary

£24,294.00 - £25,979.00 Annually (FTE) SCP7-11 £21,803 - £23,316 (Actual )

Lead Science Technician job summary

Post title: Lead Science Technician

Responsible to: Head of Department

Grade: 4 SCP 7-11

Hours: 37 hours per week, 8am – 4pm Monday to Thursday 8am – 3.30pm Friday

Term time only plus 10 days

Woodrush High School is looking to appoint a dedicated, well organised and enthusiastic Lead Science Technician to join our team. As a highly valued member of the team, you will play a crucial role in preparing resources and practical demonstrations which allow our teachers to deliver outstanding practical learning experiences for students, that ignite curiosity and foster a deep understanding of scientific principles from Key Stage 3 up to A Level.

In this role, you will oversee the efficient operation of the Science department's practical resources, ensuring they are well-maintained and readily available for teaching staff. Having a genuine interest in science and good communication skills are essential to ensure efficient collaboration with teaching staff, as you work together to develop and implement engaging practical activities that enrich the Science curriculum and promote student learning. Your commitment to safety will be paramount as you take responsibility for health and safety procedures within the Science laboratories, ensuring compliance with relevant and up to date regulations and best practices.

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)
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 Woodrush High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1006 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Situated in a pleasant suburban area on the borders of Birmingham, Solihull and Worcestershire (only 5 minutes from Junction 3 of the M42), Woodrush High School is an oversubscribed 11-18 mixed Academy and has an excellent reputation locally and nationally. We are a designated Training School committed to educational innovation and we enjoy working partnerships with many schools locally and across the region.

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