Senior Science Technician, Rochdale

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Rochdale Sixth Form CollegeRochdale

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Points 21 – 24 currently £18,125 - £19,773 (actual salary £16,060 to £17,520)
Contract term: Permanent

Ref: S/GJ/8004/0030

Salary: All appointments will be made on the nationally agreed Sixth Form College pay spine based on qualifications and experience. The salary for this post is Points 21 – 24 currently £18,125 - £19,773. Actual Salary £16,060 to £17,520 for term time plus 5 days. 

Rochdale Sixth Form College has made a flying start since opening in 2010. With currently around 1500 students on roll, the College had its first OFSTED inspection in 2013 and was only the second sixth form college in the UK to be graded outstanding in all categories under the Ofsted inspection framework. 

We are looking for an outstanding, enthusiastic and passionate Senior Science Technician, who is keen to continuously improve the classroom experience of our students. Highly motivated and resilient you will have a genuine desire to improve the life chances of our young people. The successful candidate will work within a successful and hardworking team. RSFC has an excellent reputation and this is a real opportunity for you to make your mark. 

You will be joining RSFC at a very exciting time in its development and there are always opportunities for career progression for hardworking and resilient colleagues.

Overall Purpose of the Post

The science department houses state-of-the-art science equipment and facilities and Biology, Chemistry, Physics and BTEC Applied Science are amongst the most popular subject choices for students at RSFC. The main role of the Senior Science Technician will be to coordinate and manage practical science lessons in the college, ensuring that science teaching staff can run their practical science sessions smoothly and efficiently to maximise students’ achievements. The position will also include line management of at least one other science technician. 

Visit for an application pack, or contact Kate Cullen (PA to Principal) for an application pack: or telephone 01706 769800.

Applications should be returned to arrive no later than 12 noon on Monday 25th June 2018

Interviews provisionally planned for Friday 29th June 2018.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject an enhanced DBS and background check.

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More about Rochdale Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Address: College Road, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 6HY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 769 800
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Rochdale Sixth Form College (RSFC) is an outstanding College that provides mainly A Level provision for 16-18 year olds. 

The College opened in September 2010 as the newest sixth form college in the UK and the first to be built since 2004. With ...