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  • Start date details

    Required as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

H4 pt 6 to H4 pt 9 £23,893 to £25,119 plus £951 fringe allowance pro-rata Actual Salary: £21,345 to £22,399 pa incl. fringe

Science Technician job summary

SCIENCE TECHNICIAN

Salary: H4 pt 6 to H4 pt 9  £23,893 to £25,119  plus £951 fringe allowance pro-rata

Actual Salary: £21,345 to £22,399 pa incl. fringe

37 hours per week: Monday - Friday

Term time plus 5 INSET days

 Required as soon as possible

Rickmansworth School is judged to be an "outstanding" school . It is an 11-18 heavily oversubscribed co-educational partially (35%) selective academy with around 1540 students on roll, increasing to around 1575 students over the next year. Academic results are strong at KS4 and KS5 with the vast majority of students securing their first choice university destinations.

The School is in a very strong, stable financial position with over £6M recently spent on school expansion including a new Sixth-form centre, performing arts theatres and an Innovation & Design Centre. The School is also supported extremely well by a fantastic PTA and Foundation. Our outstanding staff well-being programme includes access to our fitness suite and swimming pool, flu vaccinations and complimentary eye tests. Our students enjoy learning and are an absolute pleasure to teach. We believe every child deserves the best and we aim to achieve excellence in all aspects of school life. 

The School is seeking a Science Technician (largely biology focussed) to join its team of three technicians.

We can offer you:

  • Excellent CPD opportunities

  • A school rated Outstanding  by Ofsted where students’ behaviour is exemplary

  • A professional working environment where teamwork is highly valued

  • A partially-selective school with a focus on academic achievement (Progress 8 in 2022 was +0.53 and +0.55 expected in 2023)

  • Admission criteria where preference is given to staffs’ children

  • A school which invests heavily in the future with £6M recent school expansion and strong ongoing financial support from our Foundation and PTA

  • A hugely talented and cohesive support staff

  • An outstanding wellbeing programme offering: 

  • Flu jabs 

  • Free access to our first-class fitness suite and swimming pool 

  • Complimentary eye tests

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer.  Applicants must declare any criminal convictions and submit to a check with the Disclosing and Barring Service as the post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Further details can be obtained from the website www.rickmansworth.herts.sch.uk, by calling the School on 01923 773296 or by email to applications@rickmansworth.herts.sch.uk.

We are required for only shortlisted candidates  to conduct online searches about an applicant as part of our shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance 2023  in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online.  On signing the declaration on application  you will be agreeing to the acknowledgement that such searches will be conducted as part of  the shortlisting process.

Deadline for applications: 08:00 Monday 27 November 2023

Interviews: W/C 04 December 2023

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.



Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Rickmansworth School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1511 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Rickmansworth School is an 11-18 heavily oversubscribed co-educational partially (35%) selective academy with nearly 1455 students on roll, increasing to around 1575 students over the next five years. Academic results are strong at KS4 and KS5 with the vast majority of students securing their first choice university destinations.

The School is in a very strong, stable financial position with over £4M recently spent on school expansion including a new Sixth-form centre, performing arts theatres and an Innovation & Design Centre. The School is also supported extremely well by a fantastic PTA and Foundation. Our outstanding staff well-being programme includes fortnightly well-being periods, access to our fitness suite and swimming pool, flu vaccinations and complimentary eye tests. The School’s admissions criteria gives preference to staff members’ children.

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