The Bewdley School,
Telephone 01299 403277
Age range: 11 – 18 NOR: 969
Science Technician (Scale 4 - £16,255 - £17,595 per annum for term-time only)
Required as soon as possible
We are seeking a full-time (35 hours per week) or part-time (hours by negotiation) science technician to work 38 weeks per year, supporting our science faculty in its delivery of practical science lessons. The role involves the preparation of materials and equipment for practical class-based activities and demonstrations, across the full range of sciences. In addition to compulsory lower school science, the school offers A levels in biology, chemistry and physics. Some ‘in class support’ during lessons will also be needed.
Ideally, we are seeking an experienced technician who understands and can quickly adapt to our state of the art science facility, opened as a new building in 2017. However, there is latitude to offer training to suitably qualified applicant, who will at the very least have practical laboratory experience through the study of one or more sciences at least to A level. The successful applicant will have experience with ICT (Word/Excel), excellent organisational and communication skills and work well as part of a team, being comfortable working with and around secondary school students.
The Bewdley School, serving the Georgian town of Bewdley and on the banks of the River Severn, is a fully inclusive and comprehensive school performing well in national examinations and offering a broad and balanced curriculum. Students are hungry to learn, and the school is warm and welcoming. If you would like to work with skilled colleagues in a supportive environment, where you are free to develop your professional skills, please apply.
We seek a colleague who has:
• Exceptional energy and enthusiasm
• Substantial leadership & organizational capacity
• A sophisticated grasp of how children develop
• The optimism to imagine a better future
In return we offer:
• Students who are genuinely curious
• A welcoming, friendly and supportive culture
• Opportunities for personal development
• A commitment to rational leadership
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS, where appropriate.
Closing date for applications: Vacancy open until filled.
An application form can be found at https://www.bewdley.worcs.sch.uk/life-at-bewdley/vacancies/.