Science Technician, Ealing

Closing date:

Ark Acton AcademyEaling

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,113.60-£19,807.71
Contract term: Permanent

Science Technician

Location:   Ark Acton Academy

Salary:    ARK Inner Grade 2 £21,231 - £22,002 (Full Time) Actual Salary pro rata £19,113.60-£19,807.71

Contract: Permanent, 36 hours per week Term time only + 2 Weeks

Start date: January 2020

Closing date: 11th November 2019


Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Strong candidates may be invited to interview before the closing date.


If you are passionate about science and the importance of delivering excellent practical lessons, then we have the job for you.

You will be a confident and enthusiastic team member supporting our warm and friendly science team to deliver excellent practical science lessons. If you have previous experience of working in a secondary school as a science technician, then look no further. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a school at the beginning of its rapid improvement Journey. You will be joining a dedicated team of staff lead by a Principal who has a proven success record. 

About the role:

The role will entail working with the Senior Science Technicians to make and prepare the resources for our practical work. This would be a general Science Technician role but will involve some preparation for A Level practicals. There is also the opportunity to support teachers in lessons with practical work, particularly for required practicals. 

The Ideal Candidate will:

• Have previous experience of working in Secondary education as a Science Technician

• Be able to prepare for lessons in a timely and efficient manor

• Able to communicate effectively with team members

• Work effectively independently and as part of a team

• Be committed to the Ethos of the school

Working for Ark Acton Academy:

Ark Acton Academy Joined the Ark network in September 2018. Ark is an international charity, transforming lives through education. We exist to give every young person, regardless of their background, a great education and real choices in life. In the UK, we are a network of 37 schools, educating around 27,500 pupils in areas where we can make the biggest difference. Through Ark Ventures, we incubate, launch and scale initiatives that address some of the most intractable issues in education and society, both in the UK and around the world.

Ark Acton Offers:

• 25 days annual leave

• Excellent staff Wellbeing, including staff breakfast, local discounts, discounted car maintenance, dry cleaning service, use of our well-equipped gymnasium, free in-house Yoga sessions.

• Access to a range of discounts through the Ark Rewards Scheme which includes reduced gym memberships, discounts at major retailers and travel loans

• Commitment to CPD


 If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Ruth MacMurray, HR Administrator on 02031102400


Visits to the school are encouraged.


Early applications are encouraged; we reserve the right to close this vacancy if we find the right candidate.


Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies.  In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.





More about Ark Acton Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Gunnersbury Lane, Acton, London, W3 8EY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 203 110 2400