Birmingham City Council

Science Technician

7 days left

West Walsall E-ACT Academy
6 to 12 £17,549 to £19,762 - FTE: £20,043 to £22,571
15 Jul 2022
20 Aug 2022
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Hours per week: 37 per week, term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

West Walsall E-ACT Academy

Primley Avenue


Telephone Number: 0192 272 0741

Email Address:

Job Start Date: 3 September 2022

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen for a Science Technician to provide technical support to teaching staff and ensure a safe and clean working environment to facilitate high-quality teaching within the faculty.

Assist teachers with preparation of resources and equipment for lesson delivery on a daily basis

Assist in lessons as required during practical sessions

Develop apparatus and equipment for use in practical sessions and provide technical advice and assistance to teaching staff as required regarding resources for practical work and demonstrations

Carry out practical demonstrations in the classroom as required

For a full description of the role, see the job description and job specification.

Our Academy- EACT West Walsall

An 11-18 Academy in Walsall resolutely focused on improving the life chances of all our students and inspiring them to reach their full potential.

We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today.

Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.

Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our Academy is: Ofsted good/outstanding rated, recognised for helping pupils to progress from often low starting points.

Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning program in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership.

Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme - we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.

A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee bene fits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.

Located just eight miles from Birmingham and six miles from Wolverhampton, Walsall is home to two E-ACT academies in Reedswood E-ACT Academy and West Walsall E-ACT Academy.

E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 28 academies across the length and breadth of England.

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy and extend to people and their communities across the country.

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated, and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create, and achieve.

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work -life balance arrangements.

What the trust offers in return:

Competitive local Government Pension Scheme

Ride to Work Scheme

Market leading Personal Development and Training plans to further your career

Access to Mental Health First Aid Programme

24 hours access to Employee Assistance Programme

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination, and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: 20 August 2022, 9am

Please click here form job information and application form

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.



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