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  • Start date details

    20th February 2023 (as close to as possible)

  • Closing date

    26 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 January 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 5 SCP 11 – 15 (£24,054 - £25,878 FTE) (Actual pro rata salary £20,297 - £21,836)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Futura LearningPartnership is at an exciting stage in its development. The Trust currently comprises thirteen schools with more planningto join and is moving towards its vision of being a truly inclusive provider of 4-19 education in East Bristol and Bath.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our science team working across the IKB and Wellsway campus as a senior technician.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and experienced person to carry out a range of duties that will contribute to the effective delivery and development of excellent practical lessons in science, whilst coordinating the technician team and overseeing key aspects of the department such as health and safety.

The successful applicant will be expected to work flexibly and efficiently and be able to work to deadlines. The post will involve physical activity that includes lifting and carrying as well as basic IT tasks.

IKB Academy’s excellent STEM facilities and Wellsway School’s science department are located within a few yards of one another, making for a true cross campus curriculum team. Teachers from IKB and Wellsway School work across both schools under the strategic direction of the Curriculum for Science and Deputy Curriculum Directors for KS3 and 5, with teachers from both schools working closely together as one curriculum team with the support from three part time science technicians.

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across the Futura Learning Partnership
  • An energised and professional working environment
  • Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.

Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools which span the Bristol - Keynsham - Bath area that are working together to provide a high quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 3-18 education in the area.

Further details about the role

The closing date for applications is 23.59Thursday 26thJanuary 2023with an interview date to be confirmed, but likely to be early February.

No CVs or agencies please.

PLEASE NOTE: Early applications are encouraged. Wellsway School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the school be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Commitment to safeguarding

Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006’.
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About Wellsway School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1326 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0117 986 4751

A successful, high-performing 11-18 mixed comprehensive that is popular and over-subscribed, with almost 1300 students on roll. The school is set on the east side of Keynsham, eight miles north-west of Bath and seven miles south-east of Bristol and we are fortunate to have a large, semi-rural setting with excellent transport links for students and staff. Having been part of the Wellsway Multi-Academy Trust since it was founded has already brought many benefits to the school community and a real strength of the trust is its cross phase nature, allowing us to work with leaders with a wide range of experiences and students across all the age ranges.

Arranging a visit to Wellsway School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@wellswayschool.com.

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