Science Technician, Birmingham

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Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form CollegeBirmingham

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Points 17 – 18 currently £17,000 - £17,350 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Science Technician 

We are currently seeking to appoint a Science Technician to support the Science Faculty.  

The successful candidate will provide general support in the Science department, including preparation and maintenance of classroom resources as requested by teaching staff. You will assist the Senior Science Technician in the preparation of science practical’s and carry out any other task necessary to the role. You will also be required to respond promptly to the needs of staff and students regarding experiments and assessed practical’s, whilst anticipating these needs.

The ideal candidate will have good numeracy and literacy skills, be IT literate and have excellent communication skills. In return, we will provide you with opportunities which you are expected to seize and undertake to expand your skills and knowledge. 

An interest in, or background knowledge of, Science is essential.  In addition to this a willingness to train as a first aider would be desirable.

If successful, you would play a vital role in the College, which was graded as ‘outstanding’ in all categories by Ofsted in 2017. We excel in providing a broad, inclusive and high quality education to all of our learners, which has resulted in some of the highest levels of progression to Higher Education in the sector. In 2017, Joseph Chamberlain College achieved A level pass rates of 99% for the fourth year running and the best results in the history of the College. 

We were featured in the 2015 Parliamentary Review and will feature again in the 2019 Parliamentary Review for best practice in further education. We are a member of the Teachers’ Development Trust which recognises our comprehensive package of innovative and high impact professional development. As part of a local Teaching Alliance, we support all newly qualified teachers, from both secondary and post-16 backgrounds, to complete their NQT year and achieve either QTS or QTLS. 

If you are aspirational for all young people and want to play a part in shaping their futures, we would really like to hear from you.

The salary for this post is on the Colleges' Support staff pay scale, points 17 – 18 currently £17,000 - £17,350 per annum (which will be adjusted for part time term time only working). 

The hours of work are full-time, term time only. 

Closing date:  Monday 24th June 2019 at noon

For job details and an application pack please visit or e-mail Alternatively, please call 0121 446 2255 for an application pack or if you require the information in a different format. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to respect this commitment. All posts will be subject satisfactory reference and an enhanced DBS check. Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College is an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

More about Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 1 Belgrave Road, Highgate, Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 9FF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 446 2200
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About Us

Joseph Chamberlain College is a popular and highly successful Sixth Form College that was established in 1983 and now offers a wide range of academic courses at all levels to around 2300 school leavers and approximately 700 adults on a separ...