Science Technician, Harrogate

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Harrogate Grammar SchoolHarrogate
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Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £13,760 to £14,866 actual
Contract term: Permanent

Are you Mad about Science?  Curious about our place in the Universe? Do you want to be part of an innovative team working with fantastic young people, then this could be the job for you?  We are looking to recruit a suitably experienced Technician to join our hard-working Science Faculty. Working under the guidance of the Team Leader Technician you will provide assistance and advice in meeting the practical needs of the faculty, predominantly in physics but also across the wider science curriculum. Experience of working in a laboratory setting and/or in an educational setting would be a distinct advantage.  A practical application or specialism in Physics would be desirable, together with general knowledge of all 3 sciences - although full training and support will be given for the role.  

Harrogate Grammar School is an ambitious, high achieving, 11-18 mixed comprehensive Academy with the full ability range of students. The Science Faculty are incredibly proud of the results achieved in recent years and also the large numbers of students who study Science at A-level and beyond. 96.4% of students achieved a level 5 at KS3 in 2016 and 81.3% achieved a level 6. In GCSE, Physics A*-C grades were 97.2% with 51% of grades being awarded A* or A.    

This is a great opportunity for you to really develop your career; you will be part of our outstanding Teaching School with an extensive variety of opportunities for staff development through the Red Kite Learning Trust.

For more details and access to our on-line application form, please visit our website: Please specify in the experience section what your preferred working hours option would be.  

Closing Date: 9am Wednesday 22nd November 2017 Interviews are expected to be held on Tuesday 28th November 2017  

Harrogate Grammar School, as part of Red Kite Learning Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Headteacher & Red Kite Learning Trust CEO:  Mr R Sheriff

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