Science Technician, Oldham

Closing date:

The Blue Coat CofE SchoolOldham

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,426 - £19,171 FTE (Pro rata’d)
Contract term: Permanent


Job Reference: 4600/421/19

NJC Grade 2, Pt 4-6 £18,426 - £19,171 FTE (Pro rata’d) 

Full Time (36.66 hrs p/week), Term Time only 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Science Technician to join our successful team delivering high quality support to the science department.  The successful candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills, be efficient and organised, with a sound knowledge base including the safe use and storage of equipment and chemicals.  Ideally you will have experience in a laboratory or similar environment. If you are passionate about science, enjoy working in a busy role, then we would love to hear from you.  

Experience of working in a school setting and a First Aid qualification would be an advantage though not essential.  A willingness to undertake training is essential for applicants without prior laboratory experience.

This position is term time only, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent, the salary received will be paid on a pro-rata basis

The Blue Coat School is part of the Cranmer Education Trust, a growing Multi-Academy Trust. Staff workforce development is our priority and you would be part of an organisation that is going places with many opportunities for your personal development. 

We offer:

• A well supported post in a dynamic and growing organisation.

• The challenge and stimulation of working alongside both dedicated colleagues and pupils alike.

• The opportunity to be part of an experienced and capable support team.

• 24 days paid annual leave, rising to 31, plus 8 Bank Holidays.

• Career average salary pension scheme, including 20.6% employer contribution.

• National Terms and Conditions, in line with the Green Book.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Full details and application forms for this post are available from the school website. Please note CVs are not accepted.

Applications by post should be marked ‘Science Technician’ and should be returned to: 

Mrs H Johnson (Admin/HR Manager), The Blue Coat School, Egerton Street, Oldham, OL1 3SQ.

Or return by email to:

Closing date for applications: Monday 11th November 2019 at 9.30am

Interviews: tbc

More about The Blue Coat CofE School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Egerton Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 3SQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 6241484
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