Science and Safety Technician (with 6th Form support)
Grade 4 ~ Actual salary £14,255 - £15,057 per annum
Term Time Only
The de Ferrers Academy has gained a reputation for high levels of academic achievement, demonstrated by another extremely successful year for our students at GCSE and A-level. We have a positive ethos and excellent staff/student relationships, together with a commitment to the personal and professional development of our staff. In recent years, the Academy has developed a national reputation for innovation and success in Learning technologies and ICT. The Academy is an Apple Regional Training Centre, with 1:1 use of iPads for all Key Stage 4 and 5 students.
This post offers a varied and rewarding role within the Academy, working under the guidance of senior staff providing technical support/expertise to the Science Faculty. Duties will include:
· Preparation of materials as directed, distribution of apparatus and clearing away equipment.
· Setting up and trying out experiments prior to lessons, assessments and examinations.
· Assisting staff in practical lessons, preparation of teaching aids, maintaining apparatus.
· Contributing to the smooth running of the Science Faculty.
This position is a full time role, term time only. All prospective candidates are very welcome to visit the Academy, to tour and meet with members of the faculty, and meet with our students. We are situated on the rural outskirts of Burton upon Trent, within easy access of Birmingham, Nottingham and Derby. As the academy of choice for our local area, you will feel part of a supported community and, most importantly, a warm and friendly environment in which to educate our young people. We offer an employee reward package which includes car leasing discounts and our own independent travel consultant. This role offers an exceptional opportunity to the successful candidate. To apply for this role, please complete a support staff application form. This can be accessed via the Academy’s website, or alternatively please contact Samantha Lawless on 01283 247700. Please note completed applications should be received by 9:00 am on the closing date.
Closing date : Monday 16th October 2017
Interview date: Friday 20th October 2017
This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.