Senior Science Technician, Hillingdon, Middlesex, near Heathrow Airport

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Park Academy West LondonHillingdon, Middlesex, near Heathrow Airport

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £25,746-£27,342 inc London Weighting Allowance [pro rata]
Contract term: Permanent

Hours: 8.00am-4.00pm, term time only + an additional 15 days outside of term time 

[42 weeks in total]  

Park Academy West London is looking to appoint an exceptional individual to play an important role in our growing Academy. 

We are seeking an experienced science technician to manage the science technical team to support the teaching of all aspects of the Science curriculum at all key stages.   This will include identifying, in liaison with the technical team and teaching staff, the technical support needs generated by the curriculum, in particular curriculum change; the organisation of the technical team to set up and operate the systems to meet the needs of science teaching; organise and maintain well equipped laboratories and undertake equipment checks in all laboratories on a regular basis to ensure that all laboratories have required levels of equipment at all times.  

Applicants should have experience of carrying out health and safety checks on any radioactive sources and storage areas; carrying out tests on equipment within the science department; carrying out risk assessments for practical experiments and technician working procedures including the use and storage of hazardous materials; Implementation of the COSHH guidelines; have a good standard of education including GCSE in English and Maths; strong IT skills; excellent interpersonal skills (in order to relate to and engage with people at all levels including students, parents, teachers and support staff. 

Visits to our school are warmly welcome. For further details and application forms please contact Maria Hartzenberg, 

Email completed forms to,  or call for further information on 01895 430066.  

Closing date for applications: Friday 16th November 2018 at 4.00pm  

Park Academy West London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post is subject to all pre-placement checks including obtaining references, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Park Academy West London
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Park View Road, Yiewsley, Hillingdon, London, UB8 3GA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1895 430 066
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Park Academy West London is a new school for a new age, an 11-19 academy, based in Hillingdon Middlesex who joined Aspirations Academies Trust, from 1st September 2017.    

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