Senior Science Technician, Leeds, West Yorkshire

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The Ruth Gorse AcademyLeeds, West Yorkshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: B3 (point 18 – 21) £18,870 - £20,541 pro rata Actual starting salary £16,067
Contract term: Permanent

Secondary School 11-16 years. 

Number on roll: 818 (Y7, Y8, Y9 and Y10 at present), set to rise to 1070 in September 2018 with new intake.

Senior Science Technician

B3 (point 18 – 21) £18,870 - £20,541 pro rata

Actual starting salary £16,067 for 37 hours per week, TTO plus 5 days

(subject to a 6 month probationary period)

Required to start September 2018

This is a significant opportunity for a person who shares our passion and vision for exceptional secondary Education. Totally committed to supporting colleagues in providing outstanding learning experiences for young people, the successful applicant will work closely with the Director of Science and lead a team of Science Technicians to ensure the smooth operation of all aspects of our Science laboratories. 

If you feel you have the positive and enthusiastic mind-set needed for this role, we would love to hear from you. 

Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, The Ruth Gorse Academy ensures that students receive an outstanding education that focuses on aspiration, high expectations and personalisation. Together these non-negotiable values instil in young people a self-belief that enables students to access the highest standard of higher education provision and employment. We believe that poverty and deprivation should, in no way, limit either the quality of a young person’s educational experience or the levels of achievement to which those students are able to rise. In July 2017 the exceptional nature of our work at The Ruth Gorse Academy was recognised by Ofsted; we would encourage you to read the Outstanding Ofsted report which is available on our website. 

This role represents an incredibly exciting opportunity for any candidate who is eager to be a part of an organisation that seeks to secure the very highest educational standards for students. Our students receive Outstanding pastoral care, support and guidance and we would expect any successful candidate to be of a mind-set where they believe anything is possible. Likewise our professional body also benefits from Outstanding CPD and support which is personalised to your particular needs and experience. 

An application pack which provides further details of the role is available to download directly from our website at www.tgat.org.uk/jobs, or by email to recruitment@ruthgorse.leeds.sch.uk. CVs are not accepted.

Closing date: Wednesday 18 July 2018, noon 

Interview date: Tuesday 24 July 2018

The Ruth Gorse Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Black Bull Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1HW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2531 600
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About The Ruth Gorse Academy

The Ruth Gorse Academy is a newly built free school located in Leeds, West Yorkshire. First opened in 2014, the Ruth Gorse Academy is part of the Gorse Academies Trust, a relatively small trust supporting eight schools. T...