- 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
- Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
- BG6 £19,698 - £20,092 FTE
- Actual salary
- Actual salary will depend on hours agreed
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.
* 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.
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.
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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