Technician (D&T and/or Science), Bushey, Hertfordshire

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Bushey Meads SchoolBushey, Hertfordshire

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £15,113pa to £16,523pa + fringe, depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Full-time and part-time posts available

Do you have a passion for D & T and/or Science?

Do you have relevant practical skills?

Are you reliable and self-motivated with a ‘can-do’ attitude to your work?

If so, why not consider Bushey Meads School as your next career move. From April 2018 we are looking to enhance our highly skilled team of technicians that are based in D & T and/or Science. The successful applicant(s) will have practical skills in at least one area of ‘Design and Technology’ or ‘Science’ and be prepared to work across both exciting areas of the curriculum as a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) technician. 

The roles involve setting up equipment and materials efficiently and within a set timeframe, maintaining tools, equipment and apparatus, supporting in lessons as required and ensuring that there is a safe, clean and orderly environment for teaching. The successful candidate(s) will be able to work independently and as part of a team, show initiative and enthusiasm and most importantly must enjoy working with students. Experience of working in an educational setting is desirable as is having an understanding of Health and Safety and Risk Assessment legislation.  However the willingness to undertake suitable training is essential.

The full-time post is for 37.00 hours per week, term-time + one week to include 5 INSET days. The hours for the part-time post are negotiable. The salary for these posts will depend on skills and experience but will be in the range of £15,113p.a. - £16,523p.a. (Points 17 – 20) plus London Fringe £714p.a. (actual pro-rata salary stated based on a 37 hour week)

Bushey Meads School is part of the growing Bushey St James Trust and has the ambition to become a centre of excellence with the capacity to be able to offer expertise and support to schools across the Trust. We want to recruit, develop and retain the highest calibre of staff who can work at the highest level and secure outstanding progress for our students. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by.

Full details of the vacancies can be found on our website www.busheymeads.org.uk along with further information about the school. Alternatively, please contact the HR team on 020 8955 8833.

If you are interested in applying for either the full-time or part-time position please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal.  (Applications using the online TES form will also be accepted)  Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to: vacancies@busheymeads.org.uk by the deadline. Please note that CV’s and late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date for applications: Tuesday 17th April 2018 (midday)

Interviews:  TBC 

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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About us:

Bushey Meads School is part of the highly successful Bushey St James Trust; a growing Multi Academy Trust in leafy Bushey, Hertfordshire. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by, bus routes are only a short walk...