This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    1 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
36h 40m per week
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
NJC Grade 2 Point 4-6 £18,933 - £19,698 FTE (salary will be pro rata’d)

Job summary

Full Time (36.66 hrs p/week), Term Time only

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Science Technician to join our successful team delivering high quality support to the science department. The successful candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills, be efficient and organised, with a sound knowledge base including the safe use and storage of equipment and chemicals. Ideally you will have experience in a laboratory or similar environment. If you are passionate about science, enjoy working in a busy role, then we would love to hear from you.

Experience of working in a school setting and a First Aid qualification would be an advantage though not essential. A willingness to undertake training is essential for applicants without prior laboratory experience.

The Blue Coat School is part of the Cranmer Education Trust, a growing community of multi faith, multi-talented schools across North East Manchester. St Anne’s Academy joined the Trust in March 2021 and we are looking forward to opening The Brian Clarke Church of England Academy in September 2022. Mayfield Primary School and East Crompton St George’s Primary School are both also part of the Cranmer Education Trust, and Blue Coat is also the lead school of the East Manchester Teaching School Hub.

We work collaboratively, share good practice and have a Trust-wide approach to development. All schools are partners in Manchester Nexus, our SCITT, which operates out of Blue Coat. All schools bring their expertise to share. We need to make sure we have the right people in the right place doing the job that is needed to build excellent provision for our children and young people. Staff are supported and developed professionally to make sure they can do that and are valued and recognised for their work.

We offer:
• Opportunities for professional development in a growing Trust
• LGPS career average pension scheme including life insurance and dependent's pension
• Generous holiday entitlement and sick pay scheme, increasing with length of service
• A town centre location with motorway networks, buses and trams close by.

This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Closing date for applications: Monday 18th October 2021 at 9am
Interviews: w/c 18th October

The Blue Coat School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1720 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About The Blue Coat CofE School

We are very proud of our school, which attracts students from across Greater Manchester and beyond. It first opened in 1834. Our founder, Thomas Henshaw, was a committed Anglican who left a bequest to fund a school which would provide education for the orphaned boys of the parish.

From these humble beginnings, the Blue Coat School has become one of the biggest and most successful schools in the country. The school has a national reputation for high quality teaching and learning, pastoral care, consistently excellent examination results and outstanding progress. Our most recent OFSTED inspection in 2011/2 judged the school to be outstanding in every category. As a result, Blue Coat has been designated a National Teaching School which means that we work with schools nationally and locally to develop the very best educational provision. Blue Coat is grounded in tradition and history, and is evolving and forward looking. Our historic campus has been restored and developed extensively; our students enjoy picnic lunches in front of a Grade II listed building but their learning takes place in superb 21st century classrooms, laboratories and studios.

Blue Coat is dedicated to serving young people, to enable them to become everything they can be and everything that they are meant to be. We are a Church of England school that welcomes members of other Christian denominations, and of other faiths.

Our Anglican beliefs, values and worship are at the core of our life together in school.

School location

Egerton Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 3SQ

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