16 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Sept 2024

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,173.00 - £20,855.00 Annually (Actual)

Science Technician - Gap Year/Placement Year job summary

Science Technician - Gap Year/Placement Year

Grade: 5

Salary: £20,173 - £20,855

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type : 1 year Fixed Term Contract

Weeks per year: 39 weeks per year (term time plus five days)

Matthew Arnold School is an 11-18 comprehensive school in a pleasant setting, overlooking the city of Oxford, with an excellent local reputation.

We have a vacancy available in our successful Science Department, for a full-time technician to provide technical and practical support to teachers within a small team.

The person appointed will have good organisational and technical skills and will work well as a member of a team. Duties will involve developing and preparing materials for science lessons, cleaning, maintenance and storage of equipment, and providing administrative support to teaching staff. The successful candidate will ideally be confident working with students and must be willing to work collaboratively with teaching staff to provide technical support for these important areas of school activity.

Applications will be considered as they arrive.

For an application form and further details please visit our website at https://www.maschool.org.uk/Our-School/Staff-Vacancies

Matthew Arnold School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

How to apply:

Please complete the application for on My New Term. If you have any further questions please contact Jeremiah at hr@maschool.org.uk.

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 Matthew Arnold School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1314 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Matthew Arnold is a popular and successful school on the edge of Oxford with an excellent local reputation. We are focussed on improving outcomes for every student and are committed to staff development to support this.

The school is part of the Acer Trust family of schools so there is opportunity to share expertise and experiences and enjoy professional development with more than one school. Our induction programmes give strong support to NQTs.

We offer defined-benefit public sector pension schemes (Teachers Pension, Local Government Pension Scheme), a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme, good bus links, car and cycle parking.

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