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Employer The Ruth Gorse Academy
Location Leeds
Salary Grade B1: £16,491-£17,772 Pro rata. Actual starting salary £13,683 for 37 hpw
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts ASAP

Secondary School 11-16 years. 

Number on roll: 812 (Y7, Y8, Y9 and Y10 at present)

Required to start: ASAP

Science Technician 

37 hours per week - term time only

Grade B1: £16,491-£17,772 Pro rata

Actual starting salary £13,683 for 37 hpw

(subject to a 6 month probationary period)

Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, The Ruth Gorse Academy will ensure that students receive an outstanding education that focuses on aspiration, high expectations and personalisation. Together these non-negotiable values will instil in young people a self-belief that enables students to access the highest standard of higher educational provision and employment. We believe that poverty and deprivation should in no way limit either the quality of a young person’s educational experience or the levels of achievement to which those students are able to rise.

The intention of this role is to work closely with the Director of Science and to ensure the smooth operation of all aspects of our Science laboratories. Training and support will be provided.

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is keen to be at the forefront of our organisational change. The GORSE Academies Trust continues to demonstrate exceptional opportunities for the students within the Trust. The GORSE Academies Trust continues to demonstrate exceptional opportunities for the students within the Trust. Recently, The Ruth Gorse Academy joined Hillcrest Academy, The Morley Academy and The Farnley Academy in being rated as Outstanding in all categories in their OFSTED inspections.

The Ruth Gorse Academy is an 11–16, co-educational academy which opened with an initial cohort of 95 Year 7 students, growing each year to a maximum cohort of 1250 students. 

An application pack is available to download direct from or CV’s are not accepted.

Closing date for applications:  Friday 17 November 2017 (noon).

Applications should be returned to:

Interviews will take place:  Week commencing 20 November 2017

Please be aware that The Ruth Gorse Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including DBS checks. 

About the employer

The Ruth Gorse Academy is a newly built free school located in Leeds, West Yorkshire. First opened in 2014, the Ruth Gorse Academy is part of the Gorse Academies Trust, a relatively small trust supporting eight schools. The school currently serves ke...

Information about The Ruth Gorse Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Free School
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
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Locations and contacts

Black Bull Street
West Yorkshire
LS10 1HW
United Kingdom