The role of the Science Technician is to organise and deliver technical assistance and support activities to the Science Faculty staff so they can deliver practical activities and a broad curriculum offer.
Knowledge of the sciences along with practical experience is desirable, so you will have studied Science to GCSE level, and you may have science A levels/degree, or have experience working as a technician already. Duties will include preparation of chemicals and materials and the cleaning of equipment for whole class practical work and demonstrations. You should have knowledge of Health and Safety regulations. You will work alongside the Senior Science Technician who will provide training and support as required.
We always aim to make Science an inspiring and challenging experience. We have a good record in enabling students to progress successfully on to post 16 courses. At Key Stage 3 we follow an exciting curriculum, aiming to suitably prepare our learners for the Combined Science at GCSE and separate GCSEs in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
We are a friendly school, serving a richly diverse community in North Bristol. Our students are wonderful – they value the staff, knowing that you can make a real difference to their lives. The mission statement of the school, “inspire today, empower for life”, lies at the heart of all that the school does. We place no limits on our aspirations for our students.
- enthusiastic students, willing to learn and achieve, who need staff who believe in them
- a bright, happy place in which to learn and work
- a professionally stimulating environment which values the contributions of all staff
- a commitment to professional development
- award winning staff wellbeing
We are building success on our core ORCHARD values of being: Open-minded, Respectful, Creative and Curious, Healthy, Ambitious, Responsible and Determined. If what we are doing resonates with you, and you are keen to work closely with us supporting our students’ aspirations and achievements, then we wholeheartedly welcome your application.
This role has been identified as falling within the definition of requiring fluency in spoken English. You will be required to speak English with confidence and be able to conduct a conversation and answer questions for extended periods of time.
Trust in Learning (Academies) is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance. Our policy and practice is in line with the Department for Education’s ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ Guidance.
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