Senior Science Technician

Woodhey High School, Bury, Lancashire, BL0 9QZ

This job expired on 29 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details


  • Application deadline

    29 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

SET Grade 5 (SCP 16-20) £20043-£21269 FTE per annum Pro Rata amount £17214- £18267

Pay scale

SET Grade 5 (SCP 16-20) £20043-£21269 FTE per annum Pro Rata amount £17214- £18267

Senior Science Technician job summary

Woodhey High School are seeking a specialist Senior Science Technician to join our Science Faculty, following the retirement of one of our experienced technicians. 

The successful candidate will be: • Innovative, diligent, flexible and with a drive for improvement • A dedicated team player who develops excellent relationships with pupils and staff alike • Professional, always leading by example • Fully supportive of the positive ethos of the school and a willingness to contribute to wider school life, for example, through extracurricular activities • Willing to participate in personal continued professional development. 

Woodhey is a high achieving and inclusive 11-16 community comprehensive school. We are committed to providing a secure and caring learning environment for all our pupils and we ask our pupils to achieve, care and enjoy. Our aim is to develop highly-educated, well-rounded, considerate and confident young people who are willing and able to contribute to society. 

There are currently 1132 pupils on the school roll. Woodhey has a successful Science Faculty that consistently achieves results well above the national average. Science is allocated 6 hours per fortnight in Years 7 & 8 with an additional hour in Year 9. 

 Woodhey’s Science curriculum is available at http://www.woodhey.bury.sch.uk/Curriculum/. Woodhey is a school within the Shaw Education Trust. The Trust is led by an Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience: www.shaw-education.org.uk.

They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies. The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment: An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers Pension Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (28 days holiday rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service + Paid Bank Holidays) Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health Cycle to work scheme Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust. 

Woodhey High School is dedicated to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students; all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS check. Please click on the following link to refer to SET Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

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About Woodhey High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1133 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Woodhey High School is a secondary school in Ramsbottom, in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, Greater Manchester.

The school strives for all-round excellence in a dynamic, secure, happy and caring community where everyone has the opportunity to achieve their highest potential for life, encouraging independence and group work, as well as maintaining a positive community.

Woodhey is a dynamic school of opportunity. Pupils and staff have both the desire and determination to reach their full potential in a safe and supportive environment. Mutual respect, high expectation and ambition are at the heart of everything we do.

School life at Woodhey encourages pupils and staff to work hard, play hard, achieve success, and be prepared for the challenges of life.

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