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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    16 December 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    2 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Part time
22 – 25 hours per week, TTO + inset days Monday - Friday between 9/9.30am and 2/2.30pm. Precise hours can be agreed at interview.
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
BG6 £19,698 - £20,092 FTE
Actual salary
Actual salary will depend on hours agreed

Job summary

Contract Type: Permanent, 22 – 25 hours per week, TTO + inset days, (Monday – Friday flexible exact hours to be discussed at interview).

Salary: BG6 £19,698 - £20,092 FTE (Actual salary will depend on hours agreed)

Start Date: January 2022

Closing date: Thursday 16 December 2021, 9.00am

Interview date: Monday 10 January 2022

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Science Technician at Orchard School Bristol to work Monday - Friday between 9/9.30am and 2/2.30pm. Precise hours can be agreed at interview.

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. You will work alongside the Senior Science Technician who will provide training and support as required.

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.

This role would particularly suit a person with laboratory experience or a science graduate considering moving into teaching or education work in the future. The ability to speak a community language in addition to English is warmly welcomed.

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.

We offer:
* enthusiastic students, willing to learn and achieve
* 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 the 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.

Fluency Duty
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. 

Safeguarding Statement:
Orchard School Bristol is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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School overview

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

About Orchard School Bristol

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.

Please read our Staff Prospectus to find out more about us and visit our website on www.orchardschoolbristol.co.uk.

School location

Filton Road, Bristol, Bristol, BS7 0XZ

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