Science Laboratory Technician, Nottinghamshire

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Rushcliffe SchoolNottinghamshire
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Start date: 2 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £16,644-£17,316
Contract term: Permanent

Science Laboratory Technician

NJC 5-7 £16,644-£17,316

Term time only plus 10 days

Start date 2 September 2019

Full time 37 hours per week term time only (but we will consider part time for the right applicant)

We require an enthusiastic and committed science technician who will work within a supportive department. You will undertake duties which enhance the learning experience of pupils and support of the work of the teaching staff in the science department. This includes the preparation of materials and equipment for science lessons and maintaining science laboratories and preparation rooms and their equipment in good order.

Rushcliffe School is a highly successful 11-18 comprehensive school located in West Bridgford, Nottingham. In 2014, Rushcliffe was judged outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and, in 2015, awarded a World Class Schools Quality Mark. Furthermore, in 2016, Rushcliffe was nominated as Secondary School of the Year in the TES awards.

Rushcliffe is a popular and successful school in a pleasant, suburban area of Nottingham. It has a strong tradition of pastoral care, academic success and extra-curricular enrichment. We are committed to providing high quality training and development opportunities for all staff. You will be provided with regular opportunities to work in partnership with others to develop your own practice and skills. 

Spencer Academies Trust is an educational charity and academy sponsor,which is committed to ensuring that every child, regardless of background, has access to an outstanding education and real choices in life. We have a successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning which ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. The Trust mission statement reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools. Our highly-successful network of 17 schools (8 Secondary and 9 Primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire:


Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, which provides an outstanding education for local children. Our Trust is a model of national excellence. We work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes for all young people, in an environment where partnership is valued and success is celebrated. Our education delivers real life experiences for students, promotes independent enquiry and stimulates intellectual curiosity; whilst developing a strong sense of individual responsibility and a personal belief and confidence. All of our students fulfil their potential and make unparalleled progress. They are fully prepared for the next phase of their education and have unrivalled opportunities to become future leaders.

We Believe:  

  • All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development.
  • Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership.
  • We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact the school office

Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at 

In line with safer recruitment policies references will be called for prior to interview.

Closing date for applications: 8am Monday 15 July 2019 

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training. 

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