Assistant Science Technician, London Borough of Newham

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St Bonaventure's RC SchoolLondon Borough of Newham
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Start date: ASAP / Subject to notice period
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 2 – Range 11-13
Contract term: Permanent

We seek to appoint an Assistant Science Technician to support both the team of technicians and teachers across the Science Department.


The ideal Assistant Science Technician will be a team player who is also forward thinking, visionary, receptive to change and able to work under pressure. In this role you will be supportive in the department engaging with staff and planning technical support for lessons. You will have experience working within schools and will be aware of the Health and Safety involved in the job.


With successful University and STEMNET partnerships, Science is a popular subject at St Bons with a 70% uptake at A-Level. Our science department is vibrant, we offer an innovative and creative curriculum and regularly enter inter-school competitions. In 2014 Science saw exemplary results of 85% achieving 2 or more A*-C grades at GCSE (of our full year group).


“This year 70% of our students gained a good pass in both Maths and English”


St Bonaventure’s is an outstanding popular provider of education within the London Borough of Newham.  With a long and distinguished history of educating boys’, aged 11-18, in the East End of London, St Bons is recognised by the DfE as a ‘high performing’ Catholic school.  The school is founded under Franciscan principles, with a large and exciting culturally and religiously diverse co-educational sixth form.


Rated as outstanding in all of our last 3 Ofsted and Diocesan reports we believe that our students have an entitlement to the very best education, with high expectations for all in our community. Results have shown significant improvement each year, we nurture talent and ensure that every boy achieves their full potential, we stand in the top 5% for value added.


We Offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of an enthusiastic, inspired and motivated team where staff genuinely feel valued
  • A strong commitment to your professional development and career management with CPD courses offered throughout the Local Authority and Diocese
  • A relocation package for the right applicant
  • A school with ‘outstanding teaching and learning’ where all our staff and the wider community feel privileged to be associated with
  • A curriculum where personalised learning is at the heart


Closing Date for Applications: Tuesday 20th November 2018, 12 Noon


To apply please request an application pack from Benjamin Evans at stbons@hays.com, or you can contact Ben on 020 7259 8770.  Your application is a direct permanent application to St Bons, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share the commitment. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check. Hays is the recruitment partner for permanent vacancies at the school.


Contact Details

Benjamin Evans c/o St Bonaventure’s School, Boleyn Road, Forest Gate, London, E7 9QD

E: stbons@hays.com

T: 020 7259 8770



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