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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Subject

Science

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, term time only plus 20 days

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

B1 (Actual Salary £19,627-£20,348)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Science Technician to provide high quality technical support to staff & students with the science department.

The science department is a large and dynamic team and for candidates interested in future teaching careers, there is an opportunity to work alongside science teachers during science lessons. Candidates can be supported to gain experience and work alongside colleagues within the science team to build classroom experience by supporting within lessons and/or in a tutoring role.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To deputise in the absence of the Senior Science Technician.
  • To assist in the co-ordination of the use and development of, practical resources and facilities in meeting the practical requirements of the science curriculum across Key Stages 3 and 4 within the academy.
  • To provide technical support for teaching staff and students in the science area.
  • To provide equipment and materials to support science practical teaching; construct and modify apparatus where necessary; removing materials safely afterwards.
  • To assist in the asset management of equipment, administration of the booking in/out system for equipment, including ‘fault reporting’ procedures.
  • To be responsible for charging, distribution, and fault reporting for assets within the science Hub.
  • To undertake general administration tasks.
  • To carry out reprographics tasks as required by the science hub.

What the school offers its staff

Leeds West Academy is a school with a remarkable sense of community and a strong and safe culture, a place where staff and students can thrive. We were judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in May 2019 because teaching is strong, the support we provide for our students and staff is unrivalled and because our results have improved year-on-year since 2016. In 2022, our students secured the best results in the school’s history. In short, there is no better time to join Leeds West Academy, as a colleague, a leader or as a student.

Leeds West Academy is a fabulous place to work. We are a caring and supportive community, as part of the White Rose Academies Trust, we benefit from exceptional CPD. A broad, varied and highly bespoke package is well-established, driven by the latest in educational research focused on the development of all professionals in the organisation at each career stage. Colleagues train with us, they grow with us, and they progress with us.

Our academy predominantly serves the community of Bramley in Leeds. We are oversubscribed and popular within our community. More families are choosing Leeds West Academy as first-choice for their children than ever before.

Our students are amazing; they are generally respectful young people who embrace diversity and have a strong sense of fairness. We benefit from world-class facilities, and are accommodated in a £30 million building, which opened in late 2011. Staff and students at the academy benefit from a bright, modern, heavily resourced learning environment, which is highly flexible to meet the needs of the 21st century learner.

Commitment to safeguarding

White Rose Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to Safer Recruitment Procedures and an enhanced DBS check.
Please note this role will involve contact with children and you will be engaging in regulated activity. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Leeds West Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1407 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

This is an extremely exciting time to be joining Leeds City Academy, one of the most rapidly improving schools within the Leeds area and county of West Yorkshire. We are an 11-16 academy and one of four schools within White Rose Academies Trust, a trust recognised nationally for its ground-breaking and transformational impact on the lives of the young people it serves. The academy had a Section 5 Inspection in May 2019 achieving an overall Good judgement with Leadership and Management judged as Outstanding.
Our highly motivated and talented students are at the very centre of everything we do and the shared mission of all our stakeholders is to work ‘In Partnership’ in securing the aspirations and ambitions of every one of our young people. Our academy is a unique and truly inspirational place to work, enhanced by our wonderful students who come from a diverse range of cultures, heritage and experiences; a significant proportion of students speak English as an additional language.
Our CPD training programme is highly respected by staff at the academy and is further enhanced by the various opportunities for professional development in all sectors.
Please apply if you wish to work for a Multi Academy Trust which values and supports the next move in your career. Come and join us on our journey to becoming World Class.

Arranging a visit to Leeds West Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@whiteroseacademies.org.

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