Salary: UCL Academy Pay scale 4 SP 18 (£21,546) pro-rata, term time only (£18,718)
Contract: Permanent, term time only
Start date: As soon as possible/ Subject to notice period
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic Science Technician to contribute to the development of our STEM specialist Academy. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic and excited about working in an experienced team in a large department. Please note that part-time requests will be considered.
The role will involve undertaking a wide range of duties needed to enable the teaching staff to deliver the curriculum effectively. We are seeking an individual who is competent with preparing and providing science equipment for lessons, assisting with maintenance of Science Department administration system and assisting with practical lessons, assessments, examinations or demonstrations. Maintenance of supplies and equipment is essential, stock take and replacing as and when required, ensuring all chemicals, materials and apparatus are stored safely and securely - including hazardous chemicals. This role will suit outgoing personalities who are looking for an exciting and rewarding role, and are able to develop a good rapport with staff and students.
Working closely with teachers and educational support staff across science and under the guidance of Curriculum Leaders, you will learn and develop your own knowledge base and gain first-hand experience in supporting students. Knowledge and/or experience of school level science (GCSE and A level) is essential.
Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories in June 2016, The UCL Academy is a mixed 11-19 Academy in the heart of the London Borough of Camden. Priding ourselves on high academic aspirations, the Academy is celebrating another exceptionally successful year of A-level results, with our students securing places at some of Britain’s most prestigious universities including our sponsor UCL. Additionally, as expected, our pioneering cohort of students have performed extremely well in the Academy’s first ever set of GCSE exams in 2017; the core subjects students have performed well above national average. Our sponsor University College London provides a range of exciting academic opportunities and exposure to university life for pupils. We offer iconic state-of-the-art facilities and the opportunity to work with the latest innovations in classroom technology.
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- State-of-the-art classroom technology – including Superstudios, subject specialism suites and demonstration theatres for interactive teaching talks by visiting academics from UCL
- Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development
- Intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning – 50% of teachers are now enrolled in the coaching programme
- An exclusive partnership with UCL where teaching staff have access to unrivalled University libraries and resources
- Suitable IT equipment for all staff members
- A generous health care plan, including reimbursement for optical, dental, physiotherapy and a range of other areas, 24/7 GP access, online healthcare literature, access to trained counsellors and discounted membership at over 2,000 gyms nationwide
How to Apply:
To apply please request an application pack from Faye Harrison at firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can contact Faye on 0207 259 8770 for further information. Your application is a direct application to The UCL Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.
Closing Date: Monday 12th November at 12pm (Midday)
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period.
Please note that if you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.