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Science Technician

The Bishop of Winchester Academy


Bournemouth, Dorset | United Kingdom

Job description

Science Technician

Term Time plus 2 Weeks (41 weeks) 37 hours per week (job share considered)

Salary: £20,059 – £20,661 (FTE £22,797-£23,481)

TBOWA Support Staff Salary Scale – 14-16

Are you looking for a career in a thriving, friendly and supportive environment where staff welfare is a priority? Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people in a role that actively contributes to the faculty of science education? If so, The Bishop of Winchester Academy wants you!

We are seeking a Science Technician to play a key role in enhancing the quality of science education and encourage our students to realise their full potential. You will work with a highly professional team to provide efficient and effective technical support to students, using your knowledge to gain educational-based experience.

You must understand a scientific discipline and preferably have worked in a similar scientific or technical environment. However this role could suit a recent graduate or apprentice looking to develop key skills and knowledge within a busy and enthusiastic faculty. You must be able to perform manual lifting, bending and porterage duties and have a good knowledge of Health & Safety regulations.

As Science Technician you will be welcomed into an experienced team of professionals to:

• Prepare apparatus and equipment for practical lessons

• Ensure the maintenance and servicing of science machinery, equipment and apparatus

• Monitor stock control and ensure materials and equipment are managed

• Assist with creating inspiring teaching displays throughout the department

The Bishop of Winchester Academy is a thriving Church of England school, recently recognised by Ofsted as prioritising ‘wider opportunities alongside achievement so that pupils “live life to the full.”’ (Ofsted 2023). Operating from recently refurbished facilities, our shared mission to improve the life chances of all of our students is at the very centre of our work.

We put the welfare of our staff at the heart of everything we do and can offer you:

• Generous employer pension contribution at 23% basic salary

• Career development with a bespoke CPD programme

• Excellent newly refurbished facilities with free onsite parking and good local public transport links

• Close proximity to beaches and the Jurassic Coast to assist your work life balance

• Employee Assistance Programme and Cycle to Work scheme

To apply for this Science Technician role, please visit the vacancies section of our website to complete an application form:

Please email completed application forms to [email protected] , addressing your covering letter to Mr Paul McKeown, Principal.

We reserve the right to fill the post prior to the closing date or prior to review of all applications received.

The Bishop of Winchester Academy is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. Please be aware that due to the ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ legislation we do not accept CV’s. We reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we have received applications that meet the criteria.

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