Science Technician (Maternity Cover), Rickmansworth

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The Reach Free SchoolRickmansworth

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Start date: November 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Academy Trust Payscale based on skills and experience
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Science Technician

Dates:                       Apply by Monday 22nd October 2018

Location:                Rickmansworth

Contract type:   Full Time/ Part Time (hours to suit)

Contract term:  Maternity Cover (November 2018 to July 2019)

Salary:                      Academy Trust Payscale based on skills and experience

Start Date:            November 2018

The Reach Free School is looking to appoint a meticulous and knowledgeable individual to support Science learning across the curriculum. The role has many aspects including: 

  • Preparing materials for lessons
  • Maintaining accurate records of materials and equipment
  • Ensuring the safety of procedures in the Science department
  • Supporting pupils through the promotion of scientific enquiry

The role would suit a candidate with experience of working in a similar role in a school environment, or a graduate seeking experience of such an environment prior to embarking on a programme to gain qualified teacher status.

This is an excellent career opportunity offering the chance to work in brand new facilities. There is the option of full time or part time work, with flexible hours to suit.

In return we will offer you: 

  • A unique opportunity to be a key member of staff and help build on the school’s successes to date
  • A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards
  • An opportunity to pioneer an exciting new curriculum at Key Stage 4 and Post-16
  • A network of outstanding practitioners to collaborate with and learn from

The Reach Free School is a successful and rapidly growing secondary Free School, which opened in September 2013. The over-subscribed school is a popular choice for local families. In September 2018 the school moved into a brand new purpose built building right in the heart of the community that it serves.  

If the challenges of working to develop a new local school appeal to you, then we would like to hear from you.

Further information is available from our website: www.thereachfreeschool.co.uk

Potential candidates are encouraged to contact The Reach Free School with any questions on 01923 711517 or via email to Mrs S Berman, Headteacher’s PA at sberman@reachfree.co.uk 

Closing date for applications: Apply by Monday 22nd October 2018

Interviews to take place:  Wednesday 24th October 2018

The Reach Free School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment. In accordance with our Safer Recruitment Policy we are unable to process applications without a fully completed application form. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as 'spent' must be declared when applying. The applicant may post such a declaration in an envelope marked 'Private & Confidential’ for the Headteacher. The successful applicant must obtain DBS clearance at enhanced level. The school will also carry out a prohibition from teaching check. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of your employment.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Long Lane, Rickmansworth, WD3 8AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 711517
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The Reach Free School is a new 11 to 19 school in Rickmansworth, which serves pupils of all backgrounds and abilities. Opened in September 2013, the school has been founded by a group of teachers and local parents in response to a significant demand ...