Science Technician Apprentice, Northolt

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Alec Reed AcademyNortholt

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Start date: asap (although willing to wait for the right candidate)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: National Apprentice Wage - free parking, use of gym, paid College release time (Harrow College), subsidised meals
Contract term: Temporary


Salary: National Apprentice Wage

free parking, use of gym, paid College release time (Harrow College), subsidised meals

Do you want to gain ‘on the job’ experience with a knowledgeable and supportive Science Department in a state of the art, fully equipped lab? With paid release time to attend College along with the normal School holidays free for you spend your time as you want? That’s around 12 weeks holiday a year!

At ARA we work hard, support each other and are committed to ensuring that every pupil, regardless of their background or abilities achieve their very best and are confident about their futures. We look forward to every working day and genuinely recognise and value our staff. We also have a great track record of supporting Apprentices to become a success and truly fulfil their maximum potential.

The role involves the preparation and maintenance of stock and apparatus for class use and the provision of technical help and support to the teaching staff and students. You will also be responsible for the replenishment of materials, equipment, apparatus, software and chemicals.

You will need good Science GCSE grades including Biology; be a pro-active self-starter with strong organisation and communication skills; and be IT literate. An A-Level in Biology is desirable but not essential, as is previous experience running experiments. The role is working 35 hours per week inclusive of college release time on a term-time basis. The apprenticeship role is fixed-term for the duration of the Apprenticeship Assessment (approx. 2.5 years). The course on offer is the Science Manufacturing Technician with Uxbridge College based at their Harrow Campus. The role and course is to start as soon as possible.

As an Investor in People, the Academy offers excellent career support and offers free on-site parking, free use of the gym, subsidised meals and family friendly policies.

Visit the ‘Quicklinks - Vacancies’ section of our website for more information and an application form: 

Closing date for completed applications: Monday 8th September 2018 at 4p.m. 

ARA is committed to the protection and safety of our learners. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to commencing the role.

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More about Alec Reed Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Bengarth Road, Northolt, Middlesex, UB5 5LQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 841 4511
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