Salary: Grade 3 £21,657 - £24,714 pro-rata
Required from: September 2018
Contract term: Permanent
Hours: 36 hours per week, term time only
Blackheath High School has an exciting opportunity for a Science Technician to support the safe delivery of experiments and practical activities within Science lessons in order to optimise teaching and learning.
This key role involves conducting risk assessment, complying with health and safety procedures and providing support to extra-curricular activities and whole school events.
The successful candidate will have a good background knowledge of Science, along with laboratory experience gained in either an academic or industrial setting.
About the School
Rated “excellent” in our most recent ISI Inspection (2014), Blackheath High School is a dynamic and innovative school where co-curricular activities are valued, pastoral care is strong and achievement is high.
Blackheath High School is fortunate to be part of the Girls’ Day School Trust group of schools, with a long history of educating a rich social and cultural blend of students, thus reflecting the cosmopolitan character of London itself. Our ethos is aspirational, outward-looking and inclusive. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf.
Salary is in accordance with GDST national scale (according to qualifications and experience), higher than maintained sector salary scale.
As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:
· Competitive salaries and pay progression
· Access to extensive professional development opportunities
· Training grants for qualifications
· Generous pension schemes
· Free life assurance benefit
· A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
· Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
· A Cycle to Work scheme
· Competitive terms and conditions of employment
For further details and an application form please click the apply button to be taken to the school website.
Applications must be received by: 24 May 2018.
Interviews will take place on: 7 June 2018.
Blackheath High School and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.