Science Technician, Coventry

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Caludon Castle SchoolCoventry
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Start date: To start April or May 2020.
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3 £15,918 – £16,893 per annum (this is the pro rata salary to weeks worked)
Contract term: Permanent

Science Technician

Full Time, Permanent

Grade 3 £15,918 – £16,893 per annum (this is the pro rata salary to weeks worked) 

37 hours per week term time only plus 5 teacher training days, with a working pattern of 8.00 am to 4.00 pm. To start April or May 2020.

Are you an experienced science technician looking for a new role? Or have you got an interest in science and a wish to become trained as a science technician?  If so, we have just the right opportunity for you.

We are looking for a science technician to join our successful and friendly science faculty.  The overall purpose of the role is to complement the educational work of the faculty and to provide an effective and efficient support for the learning and teaching of science.  Ideally you will be educated to at least A level in sciences and ideally you will have industrial or school laboratory experience enabling you to work in accordance with health and safety requirements.  Most importantly you will need an aptitude for science, excellent problem solving and organisational skills with strong IT skills.

We have state of the art premises with excellent resources and laboratories within the science faculty.  Science has a high profile at Caludon as not only are sciences popular option choices at KS4 and KS5, but also results are good and strong links are enjoyed with other schools in our Trust, local universities and with a whole host of enrichment groups.

This fulfilling role will provide a wealth of developmental opportunities and we will ensure you receive a comprehensive induction programme. The work is fast paced and varied, every week will be different and we will play to your strengths.  We offer a range of benefits which include the local government pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, access to the on-site gym and swimming pool, free parking, an employee discount scheme and a commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition initiatives through our wellbeing committee and people strategy.

Castle Phoenix Trust has a great deal to be proud of, with super facilities and a desire to continuously improve. If you have the passion and determination to be a valued part of our team, we would love to hear from you. 

For further information or to arrange a visit please contact Emma Over, HR Director on    Application packs are available from Emma Over or visit our website to download further details.  Find out more about us on Application forms to be returned to Emma Over on  We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Closing date:  9.00 am on 17 February 2020

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.

More about Caludon Castle School
Address: Axholme Road, Wyken, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 5BD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 24 76444822