14 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 November 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    4 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
NJC point 5 £19,312 – point 6 £19,698 (actual salary range £17,363.86 – £17,710.92)

Job summary

Science Technician
37 hours per week – Term Time Only plus 10 days (plus 5 training days)
NJC point 5 £19,312 – point 6 £19,698 (actual salary range £17,363.86 – £17,710.92)
As soon as possible
Gospel Oak School, Tipton

We have an immediate vacancy for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to take on the role of Science Technician within the school. The role will be to provide practical and technical support for teaching and learning within the Science Department, including the preparation of materials, setting up of equipment for class practical sessions and maintaining equipment for use. Previous knowledge/experience of working within a laboratory environment is desirable.

You will be joining a group of 9 successful schools serving approximately 4000 children from nursery through to 19 years of age as part of the Central Regions Schools Trust, founded by the RSA. Gospel Oak School in Tipton (West Midlands) is an oversubscribed and expanding 11-19 school with 1275 students (including Sixth Form). The school is highly aspirational, boasting fantastic facilities for both students and staff.

Applying for the job

For further information about the role please contact the HR department on either GOSHR@gospeloakschool.co.uk or by calling 0121 556 1351. An application pack can be found on the School website www.gospeloakschool.co.uk under vacancies.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1195 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0121 556 1351

About Gospel Oak School

Gospel Oak School, formerly the RSA Academy serves the borough of Sandwell, but due to its geographical position students join us from Wolverhampton and Walsall. In 2017 the school joined the Central RSA Academies Trust and has been working closely and collaboratively across the trust to offer greater opportunities for all. Over the last 5 years the trust has grown in size and strength, from September 2021 the trust is now an academy approved sponsor in its own right and the RSA will no longer sponsor the trust, although we will continue to work closely with the RSA. This changing relationship has provided the trust and the school to rebrand ourselves, the trust will now be known as Central Region Schools Trust and the school; Gospel Oak School.

The rebrand for the school has allowed us to reflect on the true heritage of the local community. The school is based in Gospel Oak and as a community we are very proud of our Black Country heritage, it is for this reason our new branding reflects the colours of the Black Country along with symbolic representation of the area, with the narrowboat which reflects the locality of the Gospel Oak canal basin, the oak tree for when the parish was so large the parishioners prayed under it once a month and the Black Country links to industry within the area.

School location

Bilston Road, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 0BZ

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