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Senior Science Technician

CHS SouthManchester

The Trustees of the Prospere Learning Trust would like to invite applications to the post of Senior  Science Technician for CHS South.   Experience in this areas would be an advantage.

This position is Grade 4, working full time, 35 hours per week and all year round.

To provide specialist technical support in a specific curriculum or resource area, including preparation and maintenance of resources and to provide general support to staff and pupils.

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional candidate to join us in developing our brand new 11-16 Secondary School which opened in conjunction with Chorlton High School in 2018. Just like Chorlton High, the ethos of using creative learning to challenge, motivate and inspire young people runs throughout everything we do. We currently have pupils in Year 7, 8, 9  and 10 and will reach our capacity in 2022.  In September 2021 we made the exciting move to our brand new building and are enjoying all of its facilities, including a light and spacious design, electric car chargers and a brand new theatre!

Please explore our community  through the website and have a look at our new building.

Our School is proud to be part of the  Prospere Learning Trust, the Trust was formed in September 2017 through the merger of two multi academy trusts. We currently employ over 900 staff and are passionate about providing exceptional education for children from any background so that they become happy, confident adults with excellent academic knowledge and qualifications. We believe that our staff play a vital role in achieving our vision. 

Great schools thrive because of the great people in them.

The Trust currently comprises of 8 schools, including 4 mainstream high schools and 4 special needs schools (both primary and secondary). We are a growing Trust, currently working in the South Manchester area but with further schools anticipated across Greater Manchester

We  offer a wide range of other benefits to staff including: excellent pension schemes (Teachers Pension for Teaching Staff, Greater Manchester Pension Fund for support staff), cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers.  We also have a strong focus on staff wellbeing, providing support for healthcare costs plus access to counselling and 24 hour telephone healthcare advice through the BUPA Health Cash Plan.

Application procedure:

Applications will only be accepted on the TES application form and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage. Applications may not be considered if they are incomplete.  We cannot accept CV's.

The closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 5 December 2021.

All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment

  • All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary. This is not a role in which the Trust sponsors a visa application.
  • If you have lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years, the Trust will also require additional information in order to comply with safer recruitment requirements. 
  • Any job offer will be conditional on the satisfactory completion of the necessary pre-employment checks including receipt of satisfactory references.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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