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  • Job start date

    1 June 2024

  • Closing date

    5 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 13 Point 6 – 11 £23,893 – £25,979 per annum, pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

Senior Science Technician

36.75 hours per week

Monday – Friday, Term Time plus Inset Days

Grade 13 Point 6 – 11 £23,893 – £25,979 per annum, pro rata

Actual salary £20,322 - £22,096

Start Date: June 2024

We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Science Technician, to support the Science Faculty in the preparation of materials and equipment for science lessons both at GCSE and A Level. As Senior Technician you will line manage the technician team and support the Head of Faculty in the organisation of the science department ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the technician support. You will aid teachers and students during practical tasks, maintain stock and arrange maintenance of equipment and general administrative tasks relevant to the department.

The successful candidate will be/have:

  • A practical, methodical approach with good planning and effective organisational skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to cope with competing demands and strict deadlines.
  • Work effectively and confidently with young people.
  • Ability to use own initiative, and work well as part of team to support colleagues.

What the school offers its staff

We offer the successful candidate:

  • opportunity to be part of a strong community and supportive workforce
  • a calm and welcoming environment which enjoys a large amount of green, open spaces
  • supportive induction programme and CPD opportunities
  • free parking
  • onsite catering and nursery
  • ‘My Staff Shop’ benefits – including Cycle to Work scheme
  • discounted access to leisure centre including gym and pool (located next to the college)

Frome College is a successful, vibrant, and forward thinking 13-19 Upper School with approximately 1200 students. It is a fast-moving school undergoing exciting and rapid regeneration. We are based on a stunning campus in easy reach of Bath and Bristol. Frome itself is a thriving market town, with a vibrant artistic community with the renowned Frome Festival, monthly Sunday market and many restaurants and 2 theatres, one of which is on campus.

Closing Date: Midnight - Tuesday 5th March 2024

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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)
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 Frome Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1283 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Phone number
01373 465353

Frome College is a successful, vibrant and forward thinking 13 - 19 Upper School with approx. 1100 - 1200 students. It is a fast moving school undergoing exciting and rapid regeneration. We are based on a stunning campus in easy reach of Bath and Bristol. Frome town itself is a cultured town with many restaurants, 2 theatres (one of which is on site) the renowned Sunday market and a cinema.

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