Science Technician, Wandsworth

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Bolingbroke AcademyWandsworth

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Start date: September/October 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark Support Staff Pay Scale, Band 4, Points 11 - 18: £19,175 - £21,760 per annum, pro rata. Actual salary: £17,106 - £19,412 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Science Technician to join our growing Science department

Bolingbroke Academy, a secondary school for 11-18 year olds, welcomed its first Year 7 pupils in September 2012, with another 120 pupils joining every year until the school is fully subscribed in 2018. Bolingbroke Academy provides a first class learning environment based on outstanding teaching, great relationships and excellent facilities. Our staff are pivotal to our success and as part of the Bolingbroke and wider Ark schools team, you will have the opportunity to work with great colleagues and develop your career through our professional development programme.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in our growing Academy and to play an important part in its development.  We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Science Technician responsible for assisting in the day-to-day support of the learning environment of the Academy, monitoring standards and practices within the labs and providing technical and learning assistance in the classroom.  In particular, the Science Technician will ensure that high standards of Health and Safety are maintained at all times, assisting with inventory of equipment and liaising with equipment providers to ensure good quality provision

The ideal candidate will:

  • be a team player with strong organisational and communication skills;
  • be keen to learn and develop their skills;
  • ideally have experience of working in a school environment;
  • be committed to Bolingbroke Academy’s ethos of high expectations.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • join a network of Ark schools and gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including reduced gym membership and a comprehensive CPD provision. 

Please apply at, and submit your application no later than 11am on Thursday 31st August 2017. 

For further information please contact the recruitment team on or 0203 116 6345.

Deadline:  11am on Thursday 31st August 2017

Interviews: To be held week commencing 4th September 2017.

Location: Wandsworth, London

Start date:  September/October 2017

Salary: Ark Support Staff Pay Scale, Band 4, Points 11 - 18: £19,175 - £21,760 per annum, pro rata.  Actual salary: £17,106 - £19,412 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, term time only 

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

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More about Bolingbroke Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wakehurst Road, Battersea, London, SW11 6BF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7924 8200
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Bolingbroke Academy is a new 11-18 academy in Wandsworth, opening with its first cohort of year 7 pupils in 2012 and set to grow year on year.

Bolingbroke Academy was founded after a campaign for a non-selective local school by Battersea parents and ...