Science Technician, Birmingham

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA)Birmingham

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,875 (pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Birmingham Ormiston Academy is a stand-alone 14-19 academy specialising in Creative, Digital and Performing Arts.  The academy opened in September 2011 and has over 1000 students. 


Science Technician

Permanent, Part time 0.6, (3 days to suit) Term-time only

Salary: £16,875 (pro rata) 


We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Science Technician to support the Science Department in their delivery of the GCSE Science.  The Science Department consists of four members of staff and the Science Technician will work alongside the Director of Science on a day-to-day basis to provide support to the team. 

The academy is looking for someone who has:

• A strong work ethic and a passion for Science;

• The ability to conduct tasks quickly with a keen eye for detail;

• Experience of setting up equipment in a laboratory environment for practical lessons;

• An excellent record of attendance and punctuality.

NB: Previous experience of working in a school laboratory would be advantageous but not essential.

Your responsibilities will involve:

• Preparation of materials for science lessons and equipment for practical sessions;

• Maintenance of science equipment;

• Storage and disposal of chemicals and resources (in line with Health & Safety regulations)

• Maintaining a safe and organised prep room;

• Assisting with demonstrations in conjunction with science teachers;

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a world class academy.  If you share the academy’s vision and ambitions, possess a strong desire to work within an ethos of creative collaboration and partnership and want to have a positive impact on young people, families and the community then we would be delighted to hear from you.


Closing date: Friday 6th December

Interview date: Week beginning 9th December 

Birmingham Ormiston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.  All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  

More about Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: 1 Grosvenor Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7QD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 359 9300
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Birmingham Ormiston Academy is an independent, state-funded, high performing 14-19 academy specialising in creative, digital and performing arts. The brand new landmark building, located at the hub of the digital and creative industries in the West M...