Science Technician and Learning Support Assistant

Droylsden AcademyTameside

Pay Scale: Grade E – (Point 11 – 16, starting at Point 11) (Actual Salary Pt 11 - £18,302) 

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36 per week, Term Time Only

Closing Date: Tuesday 25th May 2021

Start Date: September 2021 (or sooner)


We're looking for a driven and ambitious person to join our excellent Science Curriculum area as a Science Technician and Learning Support Assistant. 

The successful candidate will have an excellent knowledge of school Science practical requirements and CLEAPSS. 

They will have the energy to work in an efficient, fast paced professional environment and the flexibility to adapt to the many aspects of the role. 

While no previous teaching experience is necessary, the successful individual will be enthusiastic to work with pupils to support their academic progress as this will make up part of the role. This role would be an exciting first step for a candidate with a future ambition to become a Science teacher. 

The School

Droylsden Academy is enjoying a period of rapid improvement; this is a very exciting time to join us as we are building a team of committed professionals who are driven in making our vision of becoming outstanding a reality.

The Academy was recently inspected and Ofsted noted the rapid progress our school is making. The result of this inspection was the school being judged good in all areas. 

“Pupils behave well, they are proud of their school and take on leadership roles readily” 

“The school’s core values of politeness, hardworking and honesty are in abundance”

“Pupils are interested in their learning because teachers have excellent subject knowledge and plan carefully”

If you are someone who; 

• Has an excellent track record

• Has sound subject knowledge

• Is an excellent classroom practitioner

• Is interested in working with a strong and committed faculty within the school

this is the ideal opportunity for you.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. To ensure this, successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Interested applicants should complete a Droylsden Academy Application Form and Equal Opportunities Application Form available on the school website at

Completed applications should be returned to: or Human Resources Department, Droylsden Academy, Manor Road, Droylsden, Manchester, M43 6QD.

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