Science Technician

Ark Boulton Academy, Birmingham, West Midlands, B11 2QG

5 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    22 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Ark Support Staff Scale Band 5 Outside London (full time £19,650-£22,571) Pro rata salary (£16,826 - £19,327)

Science Technician job summary

Reporting to: Director of Faculty
Hours: 36 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks per year)
Salary: Ark Support Staff Scale Band 5 Outside London (full time £19,650-£22,571) Pro rata salary (£16,826 - £19,327)
Closing Date: Monday 4th July 2022 at 9am

“It takes a whole community to bring up a child.” We work closely with parents and community to support our children to develop a strong character and become confident young people.

The Role:
As a Science Technician, you will support the delivery of the science curriculum across the school by providing practical day-to-day support in the learning environment and to ensure that the classrooms and display boards are up to date. You will prepare teaching materials as required to ensure effective support for teaching staff in the science department.

Responsibilities:
It will be your responsibility to repair, maintain and store equipment in order to guarantee safe and effective upkeep. You will be responsible for monitoring standards and practices within the classroom, identify and communicate improvements to working practices to ensure the highest standards are achieved. You will assist with inventory of equipment and stock control in order to maintain a supply of equipment for teaching use.

The Individual:
You are someone who understands the difference a great education can make to pupils lives, as you are a great role model for not only them but other members of staff too. You are ideally educated to degree level or above and preferably have previous experience of working in a school environment. You enjoy being part of a great team and you have a genuine passion and belief in the potential of every student.

Ark value diversity and are committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare. The successful candidate will be subject to DBS and any other relevant employment checks

Applying for the job

Please click the link below to apply or visit www.arkboulton.org to find out more.

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About Ark Boulton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
905 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact email
hr@arkboulton.org
Contact phone number
0121 773 8156

By joining Ark Boulton Academy means, you become part of a network of education experts who are all united by the same purpose - a commitment to making a difference where it matters most. Our motto ‘It takes a whole community to bring up a child’ represents the spirit within which we work. It influences the way we support each other, our parents, students and other stakeholders.

Our staff are a valuable and integral part of our community and are given the room to grow and develop in an encouraging, challenging and rewarding environment. They are role-models and ambassadors for Boulton on a professional and public level. They reflect the virtues we promote which include courage, self-discipline, commitment, and honesty. 

By becoming a member of our school family, you will embrace multiple opportunities for personal and professional development, not just within the school, but from the internationally renowned Ark family of schools we are a part of. Through Ark, our staff can share best practice and receive training from some of the most talented individuals in the country.

Benefits of joining Ark Boulton include:
- Staff wellbeing is one of our main priorities. We provide breakfast for staff each morning, soup for lunch and lunch for those on duty. We have parking available, a gym on site and a well-equipped staff room including a pool table.
- Our systems and processes for communication, marking and feedback and assessment are streamlined and the approaches we take are research led and based on the needs of our local context. For instance, at present we do not use traditional book marking across the school.
- On Fridays children finish at 2pm, giving time and space for professional development amongst staff.
- Staff voice is important to us; we like to listen to our staff. We are always seeking feedback and input from our staff.

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