16 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 December 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,557.00 - £23,114.00 Annually (Actual) Salary dependant on experience up to NJC Grade 4.13, Pension, OH and Staff Benefits

Science Technician job summary

We are looking for an experienced Science Technician (ideally from an education environment but not essential) to join our forward-thinking academy. We are seeking to employ staff who have a thirst to develop young people and build teams committed to academic and pastoral success. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in influencing positive learning outcomes for our students.

Being a smaller school, we know our students inside-out and always put them at the heart of our decisions. We work exceptionally hard to provide a student-centred, personalised, and innovative learning environment preparing our students with the character and leadership skills to lead happy, healthy, and successful futures. We are firmly dedicated to our values of social action, ambition, pride, and resilience which emanate through our academy on a daily basis.

Our new colleague will also benefit from being part of Ormiston Academies Trust, a MAT of 43 primary and secondary academies. The Trust’s vision is for all young people to have access to the highest academic, social and practical skills required to achieve their full potential. OAT support all staff so that they can enhance and develop their professional skills whatever their role within the trust.

If you want to work with a great team of staff and students, and feel that you have the right skills, please apply before the closing date of 30th June.

Sandymoor Ormiston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Ormiston Academies Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Flexible working opportunities will be considered.

All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, which provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions, can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

As well as a rewarding career and nationally agreed terms and conditions, joining an OAT academy will give you access to a variety of benefits, support programmes and initiatives including:

* *Excellent opportunities for continuous professional development and support to progress your career

*Pension scheme (Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme) with generous employer contribution

*26 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for non-term time only staff), rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service

*Lifestyle benefits offering significant savings on wide range of shopping, leisure and travel outlets

*OAT Car Benefit salary sacrifice scheme

Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme (coming soon)

Free parking

Please note we will not accept CVs for this post. All applications should be made using an official Academy application form along with a covering letter.

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 Sandymoor Ormiston Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
601 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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