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  • Start date details

    As soon as available

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - The post is for 36 hours per week, term time only, as follows; Monday to Thursday 8.15am to 4.00pm Friday 8.15am to 3.45pm (including a half hour unpaid lunch break each day)

Contract type


Actual salary

£19,706 per annum

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you looking for an innovative and forward thinking school which genuinely invests and develops you?

Then come and join us at Whitmore High School where we believe all our exceptional staff contribute to transforming students’ lives!

We are looking for a Science Technician who would like to join our dynamic and successful school; someone who would like to be part of a friendly and hard-working team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be flexible, willing to learn and to fit in with the changing needs of the Science Department
  • Have a general interest in science
  • Be aware of, and committed to, health and safety at work
  • Show initiative and have the ability to work independently
  • Enjoy working energetically in a very busy and demanding environment
  • Believe in the importance of teamwork and a collaborative approach
  • Be self-motivated, enthusiastic, hardworking and flexible in their approach with a pro-active approach to problem solving
  • Be a positive team player, willing to pitch in and help out where needed and believe in the importance of team work and a collaborative approach
  • To be committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and the principles and practice of equal opportunities
  • To be aware of, and committed to, the safeguarding of all young people
  • To be aware of, and committed to, health and safety at work

What the school offers its staff

  • State of the art building with well-equipped classrooms, excellent resources and modern facilities
  • Fantastic support from your line managers and SLT who will develop you and want to see you succeed in your career
  • You’ll be working in an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ school
  • Exceptional and wide ranging CPD opportunities
  • Staff Wellbeing group who promote a healthy work life balance and arrange activities such as weekly staff yoga, on-site massage, weekly fruit, breakfast boxes, well-being garden, book club with free Kindle loan for staff etc.
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Free use of the on-site gym
  • Cycle to Work tax free bike scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

Whitmore High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and all staff are expected to share this commitment. Our CP Policy is available on the school’s website www.whitmore.harrow.sch.uk
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About Whitmore High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1684 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Whitmore High School is a mixed comprehensive school with an excellent record of achievement. Students are expected to achieve the highest standards of work and behaviour in a positive, friendly but disciplined atmosphere. Our staff are highly qualified and passionate about ensuring all students reach their full potential and we work closely with parents to achieve this aim. At Whitmore High School we aim to provide the best possible education for all our students by: * Promoting a broad and balanced curriculum in which students take an active part in their own learning. * Recognising the needs of individuals, placing suitable high demands on them and stimulating them to achieve success. * Encouraging students to aim for the highest standards of work and behaviour at all times. * Creating an ordered and friendly community where relationships are positive and founded on courtesy, respect and shared values. * Acknowledging the importance of links between home, school and the wider community. * Maintaining a spirit of constructive self-criticism, regularly considering improvements to existing practice.

Arranging a visit to Whitmore High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email applications@whitmore.harrow.sch.uk.

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