Senior Science Technician

Whitmore High School, Harrow, HA2 0AD

This job expired on 28 November 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    As soon as available

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - The post is for 36 hours per week, term time only, as follows; Monday to Thursday 8.15am to 4.00pm Friday 8.15am to 3.45pm (including a half hour unpaid lunch break each day)

Contract type


Pay scale

Scale G5 - £22,808 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Have a technical knowledge of Science and the necessary skills and experience to carry out the duties of a Senior Laboratory Technician
  • Have the ability to effectively organise both their own work and that of the team
  • Be able to operate systems relating to laboratory organisation, including the keeping of written/financial records
  • Work well as a team member and have tact and sensitivity in dealing with people
  • Work well under pressure
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Have the knowledge of Health and Safety issues relating to school laboratories and prep rooms
  • Be flexible in approach and be able to respond technically to changes in teaching method and course content
  • Be aware of, and committed to, health and safety at work
  • Be committed to the principles and practice of inclusion and equal opportunities for all
  • Be committed to the principles and practice of safeguarding all young people

What the school offers its staff

  • State of the art building with well-equipped classrooms, excellent resources and modern facilities
  • Fantastic support from your line managers and SLT who will develop you and want to see you succeed in your career
  • You’ll be working in an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ school
  • Exceptional and wide ranging CPD opportunities
  • Staff Wellbeing group who promote a healthy work life balance and arrange activities such as weekly staff yoga, on-site massage, weekly fruit, breakfast boxes, well-being garden, book club with free Kindle loan for staff etc.
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Free use of the on-site gym
  • Cycle to Work tax free bike scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

Whitmore High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and all staff are expected to share this commitment.

Our CP Policy is available on the school’s website www.whitmore.harrow.sch.uk

All appointments are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and pre-employment checks. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, this post is listed as an exempted employment. You therefore need to reveal all spent convictions during the recruitment and vetting process.

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About Whitmore High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1684 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Whitmore High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email applications@whitmore.harrow.sch.uk.

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