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Science Technician

Thomas Telford UTCWolverhampton


The future is looking bright with a new school from the Thomas Telford Multi Academy Trust which recently opened its doors to its first cohort of Year 7 students. It is the collaboration of the Outstanding Thomas Telford School with the West Midlands UTC, judged by Ofsted to be Good with Outstanding features. We believe that the strengths of the two schools will unite to offer our students a truly ground-breaking opportunity. Ofsted reported that Thomas Telford School is “a remarkable school and a beacon of excellence”. It adds: “The essence of why teaching leads to such effective learning is that so much detailed planning goes into the curriculum, so much effort goes into regularly checking how students are doing, and so much care and guidance is given to individuals to ensure they achieve their best.” Equally, Ofsted has praised West Midlands UTC noting that: “Employers contribute impressively to many aspects of school life and are extensively involved in the school as patrons, partners and mentors. “The school’s work to develop students’ employability skills is particularly successful. Through regular employer-led group projects students develop high order communication skills and learn to work as part of a team.”

You will enjoy working in state-of-the-art facilities, with a calm positive and respectful environment.

Are you:

• Able to work flexibly and on your own initiative?

• An effective communicator with a friendly and helpful disposition?

• A professional who can work calmly under pressure?

• Committed to helping children achieve and enjoy their school experience?

• Keen to be an active member of an exciting new school community?

We are looking for inspirational staff to help shape an innovative approach to education. 

About Us 

We are delighted that our recent Ofsted (July 2018) recognised all that we do and found us to be a Good school with Outstanding features.

We are looking for an experienced Science Technician to support the delivery of Science in our innovative programme. Our technicians will also perform a secondary support role for classes and students within their subject area and will perform a vital task in helping to ensure that our students will achieve their very best.

Initially the role will be from 9:00 to 12:30 Monday to Friday – there may be a little flexibility with this, Term Time only. The role will grow as the UTC does: as the Science team grows the post holder may be able to take a leading role in the formation of a technician team within science.

The Role

We will be employing only the very best teachers and support staff whose primary focus will be to drive academic excellence alongside technical proficiency. You will be highly presentable and will demonstrate:

• A high level of scientific knowledge and understanding

• Experience of acting as a Science Technician

• A willingness to work with young people in support of their studies.

This post is advertised as Part Time/Term Time only role.  Salary would be £18,000 FTE (pro rata for part time/term time working would be around £7,800 pa) 

We are looking to appoint an experienced Science Technician to provide support for our Science Team. This is initially a part time post with the opportunity to grow as the school grows.

Find out more

Please explore our website for a virtual tour.  In the current circumstances the majority of staff are working from, an informal chat with the Subject Leader John Jackson can be arranged on request. Visits to school can be arranged by appointment only. Please contact Jayne Round directly using the details below.

To Apply

For more details and to request a full application pack please contact Jayne Round at the UTC.

Tel: 01902 872180


Closing date midday on Friday 29th January 2021.  We will be looking to interview early Feb with the appointment beginning in March depending on Government lockdown restrictions ending.

The UTC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the UTC. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of the West Midlands.

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