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Science Technician (A-level Biology Specialist)

Newham Collegiate Sixth Form, City of London AcademyNewham

Start date: ASAP Salary: Scale 5, Point 12-15, £23,700 - £25,004 (FTE £26,544 - £28,005) 

Location: Newham 

Contract type: 35 hrs a week, Term time + 5 days 

Contract term: Permanent

Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre (the ‘NCS’) is a dedicated sixth form centre which opened in September 2014 in iconic Grade 2 listed buildings on the East Ham Town Hall Civic Complex. Our A Level results are outstanding with 90% A*/B and 99% A*/C. The centre provides a stimulating education and personalised curriculum within a supportive environment in which students are encouraged to stretch themselves academically to achieve their potential. The NCS offers an academic A Level Curriculum with a specialism in Science and Maths, alongside strong pathways in Humanities. The A Level Curriculum and the extra-curricular programme is focused on preparing students for progression to highly competitive universities in the UK and abroad.

It is not just our teaching staff who help us create exceptional results. Our support staff are vital to ensuring that our students achieve their full potential and become confident, resilient and compassionate individuals who can make a positive contribution to society. We believe that you should be supported too, with all the opportunities you need to develop your career and achieve your goals.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, reliable, and enthusiastic Science Technician with A-level Biology Speciality to join our committed team to provide effective and efficient learning support.

Attention to detail is key, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to prioritise workloads to meet critical deadlines. On top of this, you should be able to demonstrate excellent practical skills.

In this post, you will play an instrumental role in providing high quality level of A-level Biology learning support. Excellent practical skills in assembling experiments and demonstrations for A-level Biology classes as well as the ability to co-operate with Health and Safety legislations are an essential part of the role.

The NCS is part of the City of London Academies Trust, a multi-academy trust with schools in North, East and South London. Already the country’s best performing Trust for the new Progress 8 measure for Key Stage Four, we are driven by a clear ambition to ensure that all schools are recognised as Outstanding within three years of joining us. We combine the heritage and tradition of the Corporation of London with a genuinely innovative, enterprising and entrepreneurial ethos. We’re also committed to providing first-rate training and development to all of our teaching staff, plus excellent career advancement opportunities within this evolving Trust.

If this role is of interest to you and you can contribute to our future success, an application pack is available on our websites and Should you require any other details please contact our recruiters at

For further information please visit our websites and

Candidates must complete the application form.

Closing date for applications is: Wednesday 15 th September 2021 Interviews will start taking place on: Monday 20 th September 2021

Applications should be submitted via the TES online application or sent to our team at 

City of London Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from City of London Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

City of London Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

City of London Academies Trust Company Registration No. 04504128.

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