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Employer The Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science College
Location Manchester
Salary £13,200 - £14,323
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
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Technician (Science)  

WORKING PATTERN: 35 Hours per week (8:00am – 3:30 pm) term time only  

SALARY: Grade 3 Points 12-16 £15,823 - £17,169 pro rata (£13,200 - £14,323 actual) 


Are you passionate about Science? Do you have experience of working in a scientific environment? Would you love to use your skills to help our students succeed?   We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals, who would love to be part of our journey at The Barlow and could be instrumental in making a difference to our student’s education.  

The Barlow RC High School is an excellent place to work! As a leading Catholic High School, we are determined to create an environment where children and adults alike can achieve their full potential. Our school motto is ‘If you believe, you can achieve’ and if this describes you read on.  

You will be located in Didsbury, (often voted as one of the most popular places to live in Manchester) only a short walk from the vibrant shops, bars and restaurants of Didsbury village. You will also have access to excellent transport links to Manchester city centre and surrounding areas.  

You will support teaching and learning within our Science Faculty. The role will include the preparation and retrieval of materials and apparatus when required for demonstrations and practical work, as well as working alongside teachers to assist in practical demonstrations and experiments during lessons in order to ensure excellent learning outcomes for the students. In addition, you will also be responsible for the organisation of the Science preparation room, including the safe storage and disposal of chemicals, the monitoring and management of stock and supplies and the maintenance and cleaning of equipment along with any ad hoc tasks delegated to you by the Science Faculty.   The Technical team also has responsibility across the school for reprographics so you will also be spend some of your time assisting with reprographics work.   

You should:  

• Have experience of working in an educational or other appropriate technical or laboratory environment; 

• Have good subject Knowledge in Biology, Chemistry & Physics; 

• Knowledge and awareness of health and safety regulations in a laboratory setting; 

• Possess excellent communication skills, being able to communicate with colleagues and students;  

• Be able to prioritise workload, multi-task and keep calm under pressure; 

• Have the ability to work as part of a team;

• Be pro-active with the ability to act on your own initiative.  

In return, we will offer you the opportunity to further your professional development in a supportive and friendly environment.  If this sounds like the job for you then come and join us. Please visit our website for an application pack Completed applications should returned to quoting the post title, reference and your name in the subject line of the email. Please note that CVs will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Closing date: 12 noon Tuesday 21st March 2017 

Interview date: Tuesday 28th March 2017  

Our School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff to share their commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants.

About the employer

The Barlow RC High School is a high performing Catholic secondary school, with over 850 pupils on roll. Our staff and student relationships are excellent and the school has made significant improvements over recent years. This was recognised in our l...

Information about The Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Voluntary Aided
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

Parrs Wood Road
East Didsbury
M20 6BX
United Kingdom
+44 161 4456350