Science Technician, Nottinghamshire

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Outwood Academy PortlandNottinghamshire

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Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £12,413 to £13,366 actual salary
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a Science technician as soon as possible to work as part of a team providing technical support to the Science Department. Duties will include preparing materials and resources for lessons, setting up equipment for practical sessions and assisting teaching staff with practical and examination work.

The successful candidate will have qualifications in Science, preferably to A2 level, and at least one year’s experience of working in a laboratory is essential. The ability to use Microsoft office software is also desirable. Most important is the ability to be able to work independently and in a team, have initiative, and good organisational skills.

Our staff are dedicated to securing the best possible outcomes for every student and are enormously proud of Ofsted’s Outstanding rating awarded in 2014. The hard work of both students and staff culminated in student progress placing the academy well within the top 5% of schools nationally and in 2016 88% of our students achieved A*-C grades in both English and Maths, helping place us in the top 10 schools nationally on pupil progress.

We are a warm and welcoming academy, where students are placed at the heart of everything. Behaviour across the academy is impeccable. There is an innovative focus on the development of learning and teaching, along with a wealth of exciting curriculum opportunities to ensure that students reach their full potential.

The Academy benefits from being part of the Outwood Family of Schools, which affords opportunities for staff to work and progress across several schools if desired. We will guarantee every member of staff CPD and a further comprehensive programme of professional development is provided through the teaching school at Outwood Grange Academy.

Visits to the Academy are encouraged and warmly welcomed.

For more information and to apply, please go to: www.outwood.com > Vacancies.

Closing date: Wednesday, 5 July 2017.

Interview date: Monday, 10 July 2017.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to DBS and health checks.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Netherton Road, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 2SF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1909 471010
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At the heart of the acclaimed Outwood Grange Academies Trust, Outwood Academy Portland has achieved Teaching School status – making it a centre of excellence for recruiting, training, developing and accelerating the careers of new teachers. Just 61 s...