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Science Technician

Christ Church - Church of England Secondary AcademyBirmingham Yardley wood

Job Title: Science Technician

School: Christ Church Secondary Academy, Yardley Wood

Hours: To support and suit applicant's this position can be offered as a part- or full- time position at 0.6 to 1.0. In addition, it can be adapted as a term time only or full year post.

Salary: SCP 6

Location: Yardley Wood, Birmingham

Start: October 2021

Closing date: 12 noon on 20th September.

Purpose of the post -

The Science Technician will take a lead role in the organisation and provision of technician support and advice to meet the practical needs of the science curriculum and health & safety requirements. They will contribute to the design, development and maintenance of specialist resources and/or long-term projects and offer professional guidance, assistance and support to students and teachers on the practical aspects of the curriculum. 

In the first year of opening there will be an expectation that the individual will support as above the art & design curriculum.  

Christ Church Secondary Academy is part of the Birmingham Diocesan Multi-Academy Trust (BDMAT) and therefore will be supported by and connected with a network of Church of England schools within the region. The Trust was established in 2017 by Birmingham Diocesan Board of Education, which has a strong track record of providing excellent educational provision and achieving rapid school improvement across all phases. The trust currently has 17 schools, all primary, spread across three local authority areas;

Birmingham City (9 schools), Warwickshire (6 schools) and Solihull (2 schools). Our plan is to increase initially to twenty schools including Christ Church Secondary Academy which opened 6th September 2021.

The vision of the Trust is to ensure pupils have ‘life in all its fullness’; providing an education that will offer a wide range of opportunities and experiences within a Christian framework.

Further details of the school, trust and post can be found at https://bdmatschools.com/ and on the school’s website http:// https://www.christchurchsecondary.org.uk/. Application forms for the post can also be found on these websites; alternatively, prospective applicants can request a form and job description from Helen Howlings. Application forms should either be returned electronically to h.howlings@christchurchsecondary.org.uk or posted to Christ Church Secondary Academy, Daleview Road, Yardley Wood, B14 4HN. All completed applications must be received by 12 noon on 20th September 2021.

Birmingham Diocesan Multi-Academy Trust (BDMAT) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. BDMAT is a Disability Confident employer.

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