Laboratory Technician, Batley, West Yorkshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Batley Grammar SchoolBatley, West Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

A unique opportunity to join this highly successful, oversubscribed, growing and forward thinking, all through free school on its exciting journey from good to outstanding during its development to combine with other good and outstanding providers in a locally based MAT

Applications are invited for the post of Laboratory Technician. The post is 37 hours a week, term time only plus 5 training days (185 days). Applicants should ideally be experienced technicians (not necessarily in an educational environment) and will be at least the holder of a Science qualification (at A level or equivalent) with some laboratory experience.

Batley Grammar School is a 4-16 Free School (Academy) with an auspicious 400 year history, (one of the first former independent schools to convert). Current numbers in the school are 208 in Reception to Year 6 in the Primary Phase and 682 in Years 7-11 in the Secondary Phase. The school is increasing until secondary numbers reach a maximum of 800.

Visitors regularly comment about the friendly atmosphere and calm, purposeful learning environment being quite palpable.

The school offers:

· A strong leadership team committed to staff development and student outcomes;

· An excellent reputation for extra-curricular opportunities, qualities we wish to preserve;

· A particularly hard working and positive team of staff;

· A most civilised learning environment with high standards of attainment and behaviour;

· Supportive parents and governors and delightful students and pupils;

· A comprehensive induction programme;

· Further opportunities as we develop within a local Multi Academy Trust.

If you are suitably qualified for this position then we would like to hear from you. Batley Grammar School, as a Free School, has its own terms and conditions and has retained its independent school term and holiday dates. Salary range is S14 – S18 (£17,681 - £18,870 FTE).

For information relating to this post, including an application pack, please e-mail: or call the School on 01924 474980. Alternatively this information may be downloaded from the school website

Closing date: Monday 17 December at 12 noon. Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 20 December. 

Batley Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks and two satisfactory references.

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More about Batley Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Carlinghow Hill, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0AD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 474980
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