3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as Possible

  • Closing date

    5 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time at 192 days including Inset days plus 10 directed days

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 to £24,702 (Actual Gross - £21,362 - £22,455)

Pay scale

Inspire Trust Band D+

What skills and experience we're looking for

Inspire Learning Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which also includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School, and Thomas Rotherham College.

Oakwood High School is an over-subscribed 11-16 High School with a strong emphasis on respect for all; we are a ‘well led’, ‘good’ school where ‘pupils enjoy attending’ and ‘the vast majority of parents would recommend’.

We are looking to appoint an experienced and well-qualified candidate to join an enthusiastic, supportive and successful school as Science Resource Technician.

  • As a member of the Investigate Learning Zone, the successful candidate will provide technical support for the Science department as part of the school Technician team.
  • Candidates will have the skills required to work as a supportive member of a team and will have as a minimum GCSE A* - C or 9 - 4 in English, Maths and Science and a science qualification at an appropriate level.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate enthusiasm to develop support for science and safe working practices. All school staff undertake whole school duties.
  • Candidates will be truly committed to supporting pupils to achieve, have high aspirations for the pupils’ success and will contribute to ongoing planning with imaginative and dynamic ideas.

The successful candidate will be truly committed to supporting the pupils to achieve, have high aspirations for pupil’s success and the success of the school in its move to outstanding.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday, 5 December 2023 at 12 noon. Interviews will be held week beginning 11 December 2023 or sooner with the right applications. Applicants are required to apply via our online application form which is available on our website at https://www.inspiretrust.uk/vacancies/oakwood-vacancies/

This position is permanent. Applicants must have valid UK work permit.

What the school offers its staff

We Offer:

  • A supportive and successful school where staff work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all.
  • And a positive working environment, we care about our pupils, and we care about our staff, all of whom know and appreciate that. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contributing to this culture and developing it further.
  • A Leadership School for ITT Provision and recognised by Sheffield Hallam University as “a school of excellent practice” for NQTs.
  • CPD routes through a Core Leadership Development Curriculum with the Learners First Schools Partnership.
  • All pupils and staff are provided with a chrome book.

As a Trust we are truly community based and committed to developing a set of shared values through every aspect of our work. These values are the development of respect, responsibility, resourcefulness, resilience, reflection, risk taking and relationships.

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments; all applicants must complete an application form in full.

Inspire Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers, and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its workplaces. We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, right to work in the UK, an Enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

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About Oakwood High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1064 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Arranging a visit to Oakwood High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email inspirehr@inspiretrust.uk.

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