Science Technician (Grade 4/5), Leyland

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 4 or 5
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative, successful and hardworking Science Technician. The successful candidate will be an outstanding team player and have outstanding technical expertise as a Science Technician with the ability to work as part of a team to ensure the best possible outcomes are achieved for all the pupils at Worden.  We are committed to developing and supporting our staff.

Worden is a comprehensive Converter Academy that has a proven track record of sustained improvement and growth.  In February 2016 the school underwent a successful one day short inspection which highlighted the fact that Pupils leave the school with brighter prospects due to a passionate and driven leadership team working alongside teachers who care and meticulously plan for each unique cohort.

The behaviour and attitude of students at Worden is excellent and potential candidates are welcome to visit the school and see us at work.

If you are a committed professional, enjoy a challenge, and are passionate about raising standards and making a difference, you are a person we want working with us. 

Worden is committed to promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and appointment will be subject to receipt of suitable references, qualifications and identity checks.

37 hours per week - Term Time plus one week

Interviews: w/c 28th October 2019

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Essential Qualifications - Grade A* - C at GCSE or O Levels/CSE in English & Maths (equivalent to A* - C GCSE)

Essential Experience  

• Experience as working as a Science Technician

• Excellent communication skills

• Ability to quickly learn new techniques around laboratory preparation

• Ability to prioritise work load

• Sound organisational skills

Desirable Experience 

• Knowledge of health and safety, COSHH and CLEAPS

• Experience of working in a school

• Experience of working as a lab technician


For an informal discussion please contact: Deputy Headteacher – Mr Hammersley

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to M Reed (Business Manager) 

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Address: Westfield Drive, Leyland, Preston, Lancashire, PR25 1QX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1772 421021