Technology and Science Technician (with pupil support)
Permanent full-time (37 hours a week), term time only
Monday-Thursday 8.15am-4.15pm Friday 8.45am-4.15pm (daily 30 min lunch break)
Closing Date: Friday 8th March 2024
The Governing Body wishes to appoint an outstanding technician asap. This is the ideal post for someone who is:
- hardworking, reliable and committed to providing a first class service;
- able to support the school with science and technology clubs and projects;
- can prioritise and manage a busy workload;
- can work with pupils and adults;
- prepared to be involved in all aspects of school life and is enthusiastic and adaptable to change;
- conscientious with excellent attention to detail and safety;
- extremely flexible with regard to working hours, with a can-do attitude.
The post holder will support our practical lessons in Science and Technology but will also have general school responsibilities such as support for extra-curricular STEM clubs, and assisting with STEM trips, visits and competitions. There may be occasions where out of hours working (paid or time off in lieu) will be required. Please be aware that although this is a term time working post the salary will be split equally over 12 months and paid every month.
A full job profile can be found here. Please submit the completed R3 application (link below) and recruitment monitoring form (CVs will not be accepted) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that we are unable to provide feedback to non-shortlisted candidates. Please note that we may interview and make an offer before the deadline if a suitable candidate is found.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.
Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974
Please note if you are shortlisted, an online search may be carried out before interview which may identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which may indicate that you are unsuitable to work with children and that we might want to explore with you at interview. Please review our Privacy Notice for the lawful basis for processing and retention. WPMS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks include an enhanced disclosure and barring service check as a requirement of this post. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on our website, and we encourage applicants to review it before applying.