Science Technician (Part time)
Between 26 & 30hours p/week (to be discussed at interview)
Term time only
Salary Grade 5: £21,575 - £22,369 pro rata, per annum
Actual Annual Gross Salary: £14,667 - £15,207
Start Date: As soon as possible
The Cherwell School is a successful comprehensive school in Oxford, rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Science Technician to work in one of our Science Prep Rooms, working to support teachers and students of KS3 level across all three Sciences. The successful candidate will work closely with our other KS3 Science Technicians so the ability to work well in a team is essential. A key responsibility in this role is the preparation of equipment, chemicals and solutions for lessons, maintaining as required and adhering to relevant Health and Safety regulations. We are looking for a colleague who enjoys working with young people, has a flexible and positive approach and who enjoys working as a team.
Please feel free to contact the HR Department, on 01865 558719 for an informal discussion about the role.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 20th September 2023 at 9.00am
Applications will be considered as and when they come in. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible.
The Cherwell School and the River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The River Learning Trust are required to conduct online searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online. By applying for this role, you acknowledge that such searches will be conducted as part of the shortlisting process. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. You should contact the school if you are unsure if this role includes regulated activity relevant to children.
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Our staff are expected to maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by not undermining fundamental British values including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
The Cherwell School and the River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people.
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