Science Technician, Somerset

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Buckler's Mead AcademySomerset
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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Grade 14 (£12,682 per annum starting salary)
Contract term: Permanent

Required for September 2019

(30 hours per week – term time only + 5 additional days)

Grade 14 (£12,682 per annum starting salary)

An excellent opportunity for an energetic person with a love of Science to work in our Science Department, providing preparation of resources for practical lessons and supporting staff and students in practical Science lessons. 

Duties will include preparation of materials and apparatus, maintaining stock levels, assisting in practical lessons, cleaning of equipment and organising the servicing and repair of specialist equipment.  An interest and some qualifications in an area of Science (at least to GCSE level) as well as a genuine interest in working with and supporting young people are essential for this role.

In return, we can offer you the opportunity to work in a successful academy, the full support of a dedicated and committed team of staff, a supportive induction programme and ongoing professional development.  In addition to this, all permanent staff appointed to Buckler’s Mead are enrolled in our Health Care package, are entitled to discounted gym membership and are part of a national discount scheme.  The academy is an 8 times ‘Investor in People’ and candidates can be assured of excellent support at all times.  

Buckler’s Mead Academy is a highly inclusive academy in the east of Yeovil, close to the Dorset border.  Our vision as an academy is that all community members are happy, achieve and have high aspirations.  Our job as professionals is to ensure this happens.  All our staff sign up to these aspirations and play a full role in contributing to this vision.  We seek to recruit dedicated and talented staff, highly committed to making a difference.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to references and a full Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Buckler’s Mead Academy is an equal opportunities employer.  The campus is a no smoking site.

If you think this could be the role for you, we would love to hear from you.  Interested candidates should apply in writing to Sara Gorrod, Headteacher using an academy application form and with a covering letter (no more than 2 sides of A4 paper), giving details of your current experience and suitability for the role.  Further details of the post are available from our website or contact Deborah St Paul, Head’s PA/HR Manager.

Thank you for your interest.  We look forward to receiving your application.


More about Buckler's Mead Academy
Address: 1 St John's Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 4NH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1935 424454