Science Technician, Oxfordshire

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Oxford High School for Girls GDSTOxfordshire
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Required for September 2019

Hours: Full time, 36 hours per week, term time only

Salary: £17,502 - £24,390 (pro rata)

The Oxford High School Science department requires a Science Technician to support the safe delivery of experiments and practical activities in Science lessons.

As the Science Technician you will prepare, set out and clear away equipment and materials, assist teachers and pupils during lessons and provide support to relevant extra-curricular activities and whole school events, ensuring that safety procedures are followed at all times.

Oxford High School has highly motivated students and friendly colleagues. Our vibrant and successful Science Department is well known for its innovative work and superb results at GCSE and A level. The work you will carry out will play a vital part in continuing this success.

If you have laboratory experience, either academic or industrial, with a good, basic background knowledge of Science we would be delighted to hear from you.

About Oxford High School

Since its foundation over 140 years ago in the heart of Oxford’s historic city centre, Oxford High School has been innovative and pioneering in its approach to girls’ education. 

As an employee of Oxford High School, you will benefit from joining the Girls’ Day School Trust, which is recognised by Best Companies as one of the top 100 not-for-profit employers in the UK and is proud to be accredited as a Living Wage employer.

As well as our commitment to girls’ education, we are committed to investing in our staff’s personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the GDST network. As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, we offer a variety of benefits, which include:

• Competitive salaries and pay progression

• Access to extensive professional development opportunities

• Training grants for qualifications

• Generous pension schemes

• Free life assurance benefit

• Free school lunches

• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

For further details and to apply please send your CV and covering letter in the first instance by clicking the apply button.

Successful candidates will be required to complete an application form before interview.

Closing date: 12pm Monday 26th August 2019.

Interview date: week commencing 2nd September 2019.

Oxford High School and the GDST (Charity No 306983) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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