Science Technician

Blackheath High SchoolGreenwich

If you offer good, basic background knowledge of Science, with academic or industrial laboratory experience, this is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in a school where Science is an important and popular subject.

As a Science Technician, you will provide technical and practical assistance in all three Sciences to staff and students (Year 6 to Year 13), provide support with GCSE and A Level practical activities, support Science clubs in Year 7 and 8 and accompany trips to the Zoo, Science Museum and Salters Chemistry Competition.

The role also involves conducting risk assessments and complying with health and safety procedures.

You will be part of a team of 3 experienced Head of Departments, 2 full time teachers, 1 part-time teacher and 2 technicians, who are dedicated to providing a high-quality learning experience for our students.

About the School

Founded in 1880 by the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, Blackheath High School is a selective school for girls aged 3–18.  We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf. Following an £18 million investment, our brand new Senior School opened in 2019, and has been provided with state-of-the-art facilities to ensure that our school environment matches the excellent standard of education we provide.

There are many good reasons to work with us. Blackheath High School has a real sense of community, and you’ll be part of it. You’ll be part, too, of the wider GDST family and you’ll be in the company of some of the best and brightest people in independent education. We also offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

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Applications must be received by: Wednesday 29th September 2021 at 12.00 noon.

Date of interviews: Monday 4th October 2021.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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