8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,349.00 - £29,467.00 Annually (Actual) Actual salary Range: Bucks Pay Range 5 £27,349 - £29,467 (full time equivalent to £32,192 - £34,684)

Senior Science Technician job summary


We have an exciting opportunity to join our successful, vibrant school community as a

Senior Science Technician

37 hours, 39 weeks, Permanent, Full time

Actual salary Range: Bucks Pay Range 5 £27,349 - £29,467 (full time equivalent to £32,192 - £34,684)

Start date – September 2024

Closing Date for applications: Tuesday 25th June 2024

The position

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Senior Science Technician to join our school. As a Senior Technician you will work under the guidance of the various Head of Science and subject teachers to support the teaching and learning of all children and young people.

As a Senior Technician for Science, you will be responsible for providing practical and technical support to the Science technicians and ensuring that all materials and equipment as requested by teaching staff are prepared. You will have a working understanding of chemicals and solutions and be enthusiastic about science. You will be responsible for supporting the smooth running of the departments and ensuring that students have access to the materials and equipment they need to excel in their studies.

As a member of our team, you will be passionate about contributing your skills to ensure all our children and young people receive the best possible education. You will be able to work with students across the school in lessons and support the development of both curriculum areas, which are well resourced and popular with our students. You will join a well led thriving and successful team in a popular faculty area within the school that really values Science.

These subjects are very popular and successful, and this is an exciting opportunity for the right colleague to join us.

The school

Our school motto is “Aspire and Achieve” and that is what we want for all our students and staff members. We are committed to the highest expectations in everything we do with a relentless focus on dynamic teaching and learning leading to excellent academic outcomes for all students.

Located in the beautiful Chiltern Hills, we are a school that offers a rich, positive and supportive learning environment. Princes Risborough School was judged as "good" in all categories by Ofsted in November 2022.

We have no age or experience profile in mind.

‘The school is a calm, orderly place. In lessons, pupils are engaged and concentrate well. They benefit from teachers’ high levels of expertise. One pupil, reflecting the views of many, described the school as, ‘a community where everyone is treated as an individual’.’ Ofsted November 2022

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 25th June 2024 at 12 Noon

For any enquiries relating to the position please contact the Trust’s Human Resources Team, either by email (recruitment@insignis.org.uk) or by telephone (01296 744351), who will be happy to help.

Princes Risborough School as part of the Insignis Multi Academy Trust operates rigorous ‘safer recruitment’ practices, and the successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified deadline if a suitable candidate is found.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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 Princes Risborough School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1019 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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