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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,054.00 - £25,878.00 Annually (FTE)

Science Technician job summary


Permanent to start January 2024

NJC 4A points 11-15

£24,054 - £25,878 p.a FTE

35 hrs p/w, 8.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday, term time only

We are keen to recruit a science technician to a permanent post from January 2024. We are seeking a colleague who can provide technical support to the science department and work under the charge of the Head of Science. You will contribute to the pupil's learning experience by assisting with the preparation of materials and apparatus for practical work. This role will suit an experienced school technician, a science graduate who may be interested in working in a school or someone who has a strong science/technical background. You may also be interested in becoming a science teacher and this role could provide an excellent stepping-stone between university and teacher training.

As well as a supportive team and strong professional development, Castle Newnham offers: 

  • well-behaved, happy, confident and enthusiastic pupils who are keen to learn;

  • a school highly valued and supported by parents and the community;

  • a nurturing, enthusiastic and committed staff, who can rise to a challenge;

  • great opportunities to make your mark and to be part of something exciting and unique

Please email Romana Tomei at rtomei@castlenewnham.school for an appointment if you wish to visit the school and/or discuss the role in more detail.  Please see the attached application pack for more information about the role and to view a copy of the job description and person specification.

Closing Date: Monday 4th December 2023 (Mid-day)

Interviews: W/c 11 th December 2023



For further details about our school  please go to the school’s website www.castlenewnham.school

Castle Newnham Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
The position requires an enhanced criminal records bureau (DBS) disclosure

As detailed in the latest Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines, online searches (social media screening) will be undertaken for all shortlisted applicants

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 Castle Newnham School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
719 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

All-through school based on 2 sites. Nursery to Year 4 on Goldington Road and Years 5 to 11 based on Polhill Avenue.

School location

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