Senior Science Technician Manor Croft Academy, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

Job description


Hours: Permanent / Term time only plus 5 days (39 weeks) / 37 hours per week

Salary: Grade E points 9 – 13 (£20,344 - £22,021 full time equivalent) pro rata

Manor Croft Academy are looking to appoint a Senior Science Technician to join our academy in February 2020 to organise, deliver and develop technical services to the science department in order to support the teaching of a range of science subjects. Your role will require you to give advice, ensure that health and safety standards are maintained as well as developing systems to support the department.

Manor Croft Academy has been transformed in recent years and now boasts some of the best levels of progress across the region. Our learners demonstrate a relentless desire to succeed and show high levels of engagement, interest and resilience when learning new skills and knowledge. Behaviour and focus in classrooms is truly outstanding.

Our leadership team was rated outstanding by Ofsted, we continually reflect on our practice and that of the school as a whole and look for ways in which we can improve the experience of our learners. You must be able to demonstrate the same level of passion and commitment.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to join one of the most improved and now oversubscribed academies in the country with some of the best outcomes in the north of England. An academy with a culture of professional learning and reflection and one which works effectively with its community to bring about sustainable improvements.

Visits to the academy would be warmly welcomed by appointment. Please contact the academy on 01924 325230 if you would like to arrange a visit.

For further information and to apply for this position please visit our website at
Closing Date: Friday 24th January 2020 at 12 noon

Delta Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.

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About Manor Croft Academy

Manor Croft Academy draws directly from the local community with the majority of pupils living within walking distance. The vast majority of its intake comes from its four main feeder primary schools. Located in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, Manor Croft is an exciting place to learn and we are committed to delivering a high quality education for all our students. At Manor Croft Academy we believe that our core purpose is to prepare young people to enter a fast moving and rapidly changing environment. To prepare them for such a challenge we work to develop their skills, knowledge and resilience, which in turn will enable them to achieve the highest possible qualifications. Whilst there is a strong emphasis on academic achievement all students are encouraged to take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities outside the classroom. It is essential for our success to maintain high standards at all times and this is only possible with collaboration between staff, parents and students. Our challenge is to provide the global education that gives our students the tools necessary to compete in the world market and by working together we can do this.

Old Bank Road, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 7DW
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