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Junior Science Technician

London Academy of Excellence (LAE)Newham

“An inspirational school”

The Good Schools Guide 2019 

Junior Science Technician  

Permanent, Part time, 8 hours split over two days a week, 9am to 1pm, 1-year fixed term

Salary: Grade 4 

(FTE £18,194 to £21,269)

(Actual 3088.74 to 3610.78 pro rata) 

Dependent on experience

Term time plus one week

Required ASAP 

London Academy of Excellence Stratford (LAE) is seeking to recruit an outstanding individual to join this ambitious, selective sixth form. LAE is in an outstanding, heavily oversubscribed school located in the heart of Stratford, close to the Olympic Park and just two minutes from Stratford Station (zone 2/3), with excellent links to all parts of London.

In 2020, LAE again secured outstanding A level results. 96% of grades were A*, A or B and 73% of all grades were A* or A. 200+ students progressed to Russell Group universities, including 33 to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.  Our average grade was an A+ and our ALPS 1 value-added score places us in the top 1% of schools nationally for progress. We are delighted to have achieved the best A-level results in east London for five consecutive years. 

The role

The role will include providing laboratory and technical support for science teaching. Ensuring the science team is resourced, organised, and developed to meet the performance standards required by the department. The post holder will support the Science Technician to prepare for science practical in addition to the day to day running of the Science Prep room. 

LAE is a diverse and inclusive school, committed to supporting staff and students to be themselves and succeed on merit.   We are particularly seeking applications from people that represent the diversity of our community.

LAE can offer you:

• The opportunity to gain experience of working with young people in one of the country’s leading sixth form schools;

• a culture of professional trust and collegiate working that promotes autonomy, innovation and rigour;

• access to an outstanding package of regular, high-quality continuous professional development and support;

• a modern and positive working environment minutes from the Olympic Park and Stratford Station;

• staff benefits including, cycle scheme, tech scheme and discounted local gym memberships.

How to apply?

Please submit a concise supporting statement that addresses the demands of the job description and person specification via the TES website no later than 9.00am on 30th November. Interviews will take place on 3rd December 2021. We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications and therefore early application is advised.

The London Academy of Excellence is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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