Science Technician, Wandsworth

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Ark Putney AcademyWandsworth

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark Support Scale 7: Pay Points 27 – 30, £28,489-£31,209 pro rata. The actual starting salary for the post is £26,776.10
Contract term: Permanent

Ark Putney Academy Science Technician

Required as soon as possible

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a ‘good’ school.

Reporting to:   Head of Department

Location:           Ark Putney Academy

Contract:           Permanent

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday, 36 hours,  42 weeks per year                               (term time only) 

Salary: Ark Support Scale 7: Pay Points 27 – 30, £28,489-£31,209 pro rata.  The actual starting salary for the post is £26,776.10

As a Science Technician, you will support teachers in delivering high quality practical work, inspiring students and enabling them to develop a deeper understanding of science. You will also maintain excellent standards of Health and Safety in all areas of the department.

Our ideal candidate will:

• Support teachers when planning and carrying out practical work, highlighting any health and safety causes for concern, following CLEAPSS guidelines

• Prepare and trail practical resources as per department schemes of work

• Prioritise practical requisitions, delivering, setting up and clearing away practicals 

• Provide technical, safety and learning assistance in lessons, supporting students and staff

• Ensure all equipment are properly repaired, maintained and stored 

• Ensure the labs and safety equipment are properly maintained

We are very happy to talk about the post informally if you require more information.

If you share in our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you.  For information about the school, please go to

Visits to the academy before application submission are welcomed. Please contact Julie Gray on 0208 394 5615 or email  to arrange this.

Please complete your online application form by 11am on Friday 26 April 2019. 

If you have any technical issues please contact the recruitment team on 0203 116 6345 or email

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service ch

More about Ark Putney Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pullman Gardens, Putney, London, SW15 3DG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 788 3421
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Ark Putney Academy is a mixed secondary school with sixth form in Putney, south-west London. The academy accommodates students aged 11-18 and is part of Ark, a network of 38 schools in Birmingham, Hastings, London and Portsmouth.  

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