Science Technician, Brent

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Preston Manor SchoolBrent

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary – Scale 3, spinal point 5 – 6 plus Outer London Weighting (£20,720 – £21,096) circa (£18,200 - £18,530 pro rata)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Science Technician

Required for September 2019 

1 Year Fixed Term Contract

36 Hours per week - Term Time plus 5 inset days

Salary – Scale 3, spinal point 5 - 6 plus London Weighting (£20,720 – £21,096)

circa (£18,200 - £18,530 pro rata)

The success of Preston Manor School is built on an 80-year old reputation which continues to flourish through its committed staff, dedicated Governors and supportive parents. 

We are an all-through co-operative school with students ranging from 4 – 19 years.  Staff are expected to make the most of this all through provision and to liaise with relevant colleagues in all parts of the school. The school is over two sites and there may be times when colleagues are expected to work across both sites with students. 

We value working in partnership together with our young people to achieve the best outcomes for every student that joins our prestigious school. The school is oversubscribed for places, reflecting the reputation the school has for its academic rigour and excellence in teaching and learning.

We are proud of our focus on student and staff wellbeing, which is evident from the moment you step into our community. We are driven in our aims and ambitions and aspire to continue to build on our success in a supportive and friendly environment. At Preston Manor we celebrate diversity and equality of opportunity, which is reflected in our high staff-retention rates and the success of our student population.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Science Technician to join our successful Science department.  The role involves being responsible for the maintenance and provision of practical materials for science activities from KS3 through to KS5.

You will join an energetic school which strives to ensure that all students enjoy learning and achieve their full potential.

In return we will offer:

● motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious students

● friendly and supportive staff

● well-resourced facilities with newly refurbished classrooms

● a professionally stimulating and collaborative working environment

● a commitment to professional development 

The school is situated within walking distance of the world famous, Wembley Stadium, which offers easy access to newly created facilities including the London Designer Outlet.  

The school benefits from excellent transport links via public transport and is located a short walk from both Wembley Park and Preston Road Underground Stations. Central London locations are accessible within 20 minutes from the school.

The school is also easily accessible from main roads including the M25, M1, M40, A40 and A406. 

The above post provides an excellent opportunity to work in a high quality environment and to become part of a highly motivated and visionary staff.

Student quotes:

"Students at Preston Manor are always aiming high supported by the teachers who push them further.’ 

‘Preston Manor is a vibrant, diverse and enriched community. The discipline and teaching is first-class, giving us a wider perspective of how the world around us works.’

Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or disability.

Closing Date: noon Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Interview Date:  w/c 2nd September 2019

Applications will only be accepted from candidates who complete the school’s application form. CV’s will not be accepted as a substitute for a completed Application Form but may be included.

The school reserves the right to change these dates, and to close the vacancy at any time, so early application is advised.

Preston Manor School is committed to the welfare and safety of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo the necessary Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks.



More about Preston Manor School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Carlton Avenue East, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 8NA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 385 4040
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Preston Manor School is a mixed, non-denominational, all-through state school with academy status, based in Wembley, north-west London, for children aged 4-18. It is a member of the family of Co-operative Trust Schools. It is a large school with appr...