Assistant Science Technician - Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy

Blurton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 3JD
Grade 2 point 3-5 £18,887 - £19,650 FTE
14 Jun 2022
24 Jun 2022
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Assistant Science Technician to start 1st September 2022

Grade 2 point 3-5 £18,887 - £19,650 FTE

pro rata to term time + inset days, 37 hours per week

Actual salary £16,176 - £16,826



Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy is a Good school with Outstanding Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare, which is defined equally by its high academic achievements and its warmth and inclusivity. Our vision is that all Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy students will be exceptional learners, experiencing a world class education.



We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic Assistant Science Technician, to join our dedicated and committed Science Department.  You need to be determined to drive up standards, have a positive approach to your work life and be committed to making a difference. 



What we are looking for:

  • A strong work ethic and a passion for Science;
  • The ability to conduct tasks quickly with a keen eye for detail;
  • Experience of setting up equipment in a laboratory environment for practical lessons;
  • A good knowledge of CLEAPSS and COSHH laboratory safety regulations;
  • An excellent record of attendance and punctuality.



Your responsibilities will involve:

  • Preparation of materials for science lessons and equipment for practical sessions;
  • Maintenance of science equipment;
  • Storage and disposal of chemicals and resources (in line with Health & Safety regulations)
  • Maintaining a safe and organised prep room;
  • Assisting with demonstrations in conjunction with science teachers



We will guarantee:

  • Professional and personal development;
  • Excellent support from an experienced team;
  • Friendly staff and motivated students;
  • A comprehensive range of extra-curricular activities;
  • Innovative approaches to reducing workload, improving wellbeing and work-life balance whilst retaining high standards;
  • An empowered workforce with a genuine voice in improving the Academy further;
  • A unified, dedicated and supportive team of staff
  • Support from creative and innovative colleagues that will ensure your professional practice continues to develop. 



If you share the academy's vision and ambitions, possess a strong desire to work within an ethos of creative collaboration and partnership and want to have a positive impact on young people, families and our community, then we would be delighted to hear from you.



To apply for the post, please follow the below link:



Closing date for applications: Friday 24th June 22

Interviews to be held week commencing: TBC

Start date:  1st September 2022

Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed and encouraged.


This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Academy 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.  Bottom of Form


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