Science HLTA / Technician

Penrice Academy, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NR

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    21 June 2022

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Starting Salary: £15,696 per annum (Pay review pending)

Science HLTA / Technician job summary

We are looking to appoint a Science HLTA/Technician to join our large, highly successful, creative and dynamic Science department. This is the perfect role for anybody who is passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people; looking to get into Science education or for an experienced technician with classroom experience. We believe that every student is a scientist, we offer them the opportunity to explore every aspect of Science, and therefore place huge importance on the role of practical work.

This is an exciting opportunity for somebody to work within our Science team as a Science HLTA and Technician, working alongside our class teachers to raise the learning and attainment of students in Science. We offer an extensive and highly supportive programme for our new staff and a diverse range of professional improvement opportunities for more experienced staff. The successful candidate will receive in depth training from our Lead Technician. We also work closely with ITT training providers for any candidates that may be considering a career as a Science Teacher.

Applying for the job

To apply, please complete a CELT application form and email to
Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

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About Penrice Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1423 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Penrice Academy is a truly outstanding school, with wonderful students and forward thinking, inspirational staff. We are highly successful with year-on-year exceptional results which now put us in the top 7% of schools nationally. We provide our students with the knowledge, skills, and attributes to be victorious as they move to the next stages of their education and lives. As a school community we have a relentless drive and ambition to provide the best possible educational experience for each and every one of our students.

Penrice Academy is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision to ‘learn together to help every child achieve more’. This is an exciting time to join our large, dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and eight primary schools with a Free School (primary) to open in September 2021. There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals and leaders across the Trust, with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all.

Arranging a visit to Penrice Academy

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Daniel Round, Head of Science at Penrice Academy, via email:

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