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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,115.00 - £24,140.00 Annually (FTE)

Science Technician job summary

Science Technician

16 to 30 hours per week

40 weeks per year

C Grade £23,115 to £24,140 FTE

Actual pay dependant on hours worked

Permanent contract

Required from1st September 2024

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Science Technician to provide technical support to the teachers in our well-equipped Science Department.

As a key factor in the success of our Science Department, you will ensure the smooth running of the department by ensuring that apparatus is operating properly and safe for the use in practical Science lessons.

Specific tasks will vary according to the term, however typical duties include:

Carrying out risk assessments for practical and technical activities

Preparing necessary solutions and equipment for practical experiments

Maintaining, repairing and taking inventory of apparatus

Liaising with staff over equipment and safety issues

Running trials of experiments and demonstrations

Supporting the overall work of the Science Department

Carrying out administrative tasks to support teachers.

You will need:

A keen interest in science

Knowledge of the apparatus and materials used within the science department

Previous relevant experience of working in a similar role would be an advantage but training would be available to the right candidate.

Previous experience of health and safety in the work place and ideally good scientific knowledge

The Romsey School is a high attaining comprehensive school, committed to high quality inclusive education. Staff really enjoy working at Romsey, our recent OFSTED Report June 2023 (graded ‘Good’), highlights; “Staff say that senior leaders are considerate of their workload and well-being”.

At the heart of The Romsey School is our mission for a lived experience of ‘Compassionate Excellence’, meaning that we aspire, care and include in all that we do. This set of values extends to everyone within our community and this includes staff as well as our students.

Learn Together at The Romsey School

We have regular professional learning opportunities which includes subject knowledge development. We are fully committed to your Growth and CPD development, offering access to The National College and working with our Research Lead Team.

In return, The Romsey School will provide you with:

  • Access to the staff benefits programme which includes the ‘cycle to work’ scheme
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccination and eye care vouchers.
  • Opportunities to be included within the school community by joining one of several groups of staff within the school that lead on significant initiatives such as:
    • Student leadership
    • Extracurricular sports clubs
    • Duke of Edinburgh Award
    • A variety of trips and educational visits, which includes international trips to places such as Kenya, Iceland, Spain, Paris and the Ski Trip in Austria.
  • Discounted lunches from our excellent in house kitchen.
  • Access to and an Employee Discount to our on-site nursery, Little Sunlights
  • On-site, free staff car parking.

If you are interested in this position, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to interview exceptional applicants before the closing date.

The Gateway Trust is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and Disclosure and Barring Service.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Gateway Trust is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About The Romsey School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1156 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

"Your gateway to success".

Our vision is to provide a world class education for our young people.

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