10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    27 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

Apprenticeship - Hourly rate meets national minimum wage (age dependent)

Science Technician (Apprentice) job summary

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an Apprentice Science Technician on a Term Time only basis to join our team at Vale of York Academy.

This role will enable you to work towards gaining a Level 3 qualification as a Laboratory Technician. You will work under the supervision and direction of teachers to support learning by providing technical assistance, through the coordination, preparation and maintenance of teaching areas and equipment for students. This will include assisting to prepare resources, materials and equipment for science lessons as directed.

20% of your working week will be dedicated to working towards your apprenticeship qualification which will be supported by our external training provider.


Job Details

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week (20% of this will be dedicated to working towards your apprenticeship qualification) term time only

Position Type: Fixed term in line with apprenticeship course requirements

Line Manager: Curriculum Lead for Science

Travel Required: No

Application Process

Please complete the online application form to apply for this role. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. You should use the information supplied with in the Job Description & Person Specification to make the best of your application by identifying some specific pieces of work you may have undertaken in any of these areas. Your application may be viewed in regard to some or all of the skill specific areas over the course of the selection process. Applications via agencies will not be considered.

Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date.


Hope Sentamu Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks.

Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practice across the Trust. On joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice and to safeguard our children and young people.

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 Vale of York Academy

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

Vale of York is an 11-16 comprehensive school which serves a mixed catchment extending from the City Centre of York to the satellite village of Skelton on the northern edge of the City. The academy is over-subscribed; it has a growing population of more than 600 students who enter the school with attainment at around national averages, but with an increasing number of high attainers and gifted and talented pupils. Our commitment to every child is absolute and we strive to meet the needs of all our pupils whether they are capable of achieving ten Grade 9’s at GCSE or require the support of a full time teaching assistant or individual package of learning in order to reach their full potential. We believe that Vale of York should be the first choice school for every student in our immediate catchment and that we have an important role in transforming the lives of all our young people and their community.

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