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Job details
Employer Hoe Valley School
Location Surrey
Salary £14,000 - £15,000 actual salary
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 01/09/17

Science Technician, September start

Hoe Valley School is a small, four-form entry secondary school that opened in September 2015 to serve the local community of South Woking. The School follows the national curriculum and offers an extended day and allowing time for additional Maths, English, Enrichment and project based learning.  

We are looking for a passionate, talented and rigorous Science Technician to join our dedicated faculty in helping the School on its journey to becoming an established and outstanding community School.  

Reporting to the Head of Science, the successful candidate will prepare and source (when applicable) Science materials and equipment to support the teaching and learning of Science lessons, maintain Science class and prep rooms, their equipment and services, and maintain the stocks of Science chemicals and equipment. The job holder may be required to assist with other duties and departments as reasonably required. They will share the School's vision and the belief that all young people can achieve at high levels.  

The role is full-time, term-time only, 40 hrs a week with expected working hours of 8.30am to 5pm although there is some flexibility for the right candidate.  

About you:  

- You will have a Science-related discipline at A-level standard or equivalent 

- You will support Science teaching and learning and maintain high standards of health & safety for students and staff within the Science department 

-You will be committed to the ethos of the School and hold high aspirations for all young people  

About us:  

-Our staff feedback shows we have a team who feel trusted, listened to and who have a healthy work life balance   

-The excellent behaviour of our students and our resistance to any unnecessary paperwork means staff can really focus on teaching and learning  

-All of our team have a bespoke CPD programme in place and share best practice across faculties   

Colleague Benefits:  

-Our staff are offered childcare vouchers, reduced gym membership at our neighbouring sports facilities and have access to convenient free parking

-We also have an additional two days in which the School is closed during term time to recognise and reward the commitment of our staff   

Potential candidates are warmly invited to visit the School or to contact the Head of Science for an informal conversation.  

This is an outstanding and rare opportunity to be part of a School's development and to see your career grow as the School grows.  

Please send applications and queries to  

Deadline for application is: 

Tuesday 9th May 2017  

Interviews will be held on: 

Thursday 25th May 2017  

Only fully completed application forms received by the stated deadline for applications will be accepted as valid applications.   

CV’s will not be accepted as applications.  No recruitment agencies please.

About the employer

At Hoe Valley School we believe that with inspiring teaching, an exciting and challenging curriculum and a safe space where students can take risks with their learning all students will thrive and realise their potential.

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Information about Hoe Valley School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Free School
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Woking Park
Kingfield Road
GU22 9AA
United Kingdom