Science Technician, West Sussex

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The Weald Community School and Sixth FormWest Sussex

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: NJC Grade 4, Point 5: £12,660 pa, actual salary (Grade 4, points 5-6: £18,795 – £19,171 pa)
Contract term: Permanent

Part time, 30 hours per week (Monday-Friday), term time only

Our outstanding school is looking for an enthusiastic, proactive, and highly organised Science Technician, to join our team of technicians who support teaching and learning in the Science Department. The successful applicant will mainly be involved in the preparation of KS3 lessons in biology, chemistry and physics. An interest in Science is essential. Previous experience as a Science Technician, a Level 3 Science qualification or a background in science, are an advantage but not essential.

The Weald is an outstanding, high achieving, popular and oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school, situated in the heart of the West Sussex countryside, 10 minutes from Horsham, 35 minutes from Guildford and Brighton, and an hour by train to London. The school has an excellent record of academic and pastoral achievement and we pride ourselves in creating a caring and respectful ethos where every child is important. The school was judged to be “Outstanding in all areas” by Ofsted. Our three year rolling average Progress 8 results places us in the top 20% of schools nationally for progress.

If you relish the opportunity of working in a supportive and stimulating professional environment, The Weald School would welcome your application. We also welcome visits to the school from interested candidates.

An application pack may be downloaded from our website

Closing date: 10am, Friday 20 September 2019

Interviews will be held shortly afterwards. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

More about The Weald Community School and Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Station Road, Billingshurst, West Sussex, RH14 9RY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1403 787200
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“This is an outstanding school” (Ofsted 2013)

The Weald School is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive with around 1,700 students. This includes a thriving Sixth Form of about 320 students. Our students are at the heart of all that we do. The Weald is a warm...