Science Technician, Bradford

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Buttershaw Business and Enterprise CollegeBradford

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Start date: October 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 3 (£14,834 to £16,020 actual salary)
Contract term: Permanent

Buttershaw Business & Enterprise College is housed in a brilliant new £26 million building which is a massive investment in both the school and the community. We are on the southern edge of Bradford and 7 miles from Leeds. We are popular locally and heavily over-subscribed.

Learning has been transformed at Buttershaw with new opportunities, new facilities and new technologies. The curriculum is innovative with courses for all abilities and we are truly proud of our inclusive approach and our commitment to see every child reach his or her potential.

The school is on a trajectory of improvement; results have improved every year for four years. The key benchmark figure of English and Maths 4+ rose by 4% this year and the school achieved its best ever GCSE results. Our partnership with BDAT is an exciting support to our strategy for further improvement in every aspect of school life.

We now wish to appoint a well-qualified Science Technician to join our Science Department. You will provide first class and dynamic technical support service to teachers focusing on the practical and technical aspects of the science curriculum. This is in addition to coordinating the use of practical resources, materials and facilities for staff and students in chemistry, biology and physics.

The successful candidate will have:

  • previous laboratory experience and/or a background in science
  • the ability to work to tight deadlines, and the ability to      communicate successfully with staff and students
  • GCSE grade 4 or above (or equivalent) in maths, English and science

In return we can offer:

  • A stimulating working environment
  • Pleasant and friendly students
  • Professional development to suit your needs.

The job pack and application form can be downloaded from the school website If you would prefer a paper copy, or would like to speak to someone about the vacancy, please contact Anna Krywyszyn at Buttershaw Business and Enterprise College on 01274 676285, or by email at 

Applications must be received by the closing date of 9am, Monday 24 September 2018

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about Buttershaw Business and Enterprise College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Reevy Road West, Buttershaw, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD6 3PX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1274 676 285