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Science Technician

Caludon Castle School
Coventry, West Midlands
Contract Type
Full Time
£20,057 - £21,081 pro rata
Start Date
23rd May 2024
3rd June 2024 09:00 AM
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Start Date
23rd May 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1425381

Science Technician

Caludon Castle School

Full Time, Permanent

Grade 3 £23,114 – £24,294 FTE – (Actual salary £20,057 - £21,081 pro rata to hours and weeks worked)

37 hours per week term time only plus 5 teacher training days, with a working pattern of 8.00 am to 4.00 pm Monday – Thursday, 8.00am – 3.30pm Friday)

Are you an experienced science technician looking for a new role? Or have you got an interest in science and a wish to become trained as a science technician? If so, we have just the right opportunity for you.

We are looking for a science technician to join our successful and friendly science faculty. The overall purpose of the role is to complement the educational work of the faculty and to provide an effective and efficient support for the learning and teaching of science. Ideally you will be educated to at least A level in sciences and ideally you will have industrial or school laboratory experience enabling you to work in accordance with health and safety requirements. Most importantly you will need an aptitude for science, excellent problem solving and organisational skills with strong IT skills.

We have state of the art premises with excellent resources and laboratories within the science faculty. Science has a high profile at Caludon as not only are sciences popular option choices at KS4 and KS5, but also results are good and strong links are enjoyed with other schools in our Trust, local universities and with a whole host of enrichment groups.

This fulfilling role will provide a wealth of developmental opportunities and we will ensure you receive a comprehensive induction programme. The work is fast paced and varied, every week will be different, and we will play to your strengths. We offer a range of benefits which include the local government pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, discounted access to the on-site gym and swimming pool, free parking, an employee discount scheme, and a commitment to staff wellbeing and recognition initiatives through our wellbeing committee and people strategy.

Castle Phoenix Trust has a great deal to be proud of, with super facilities and a desire to continuously improve. If you have the passion and determination to be a valued part of our team, we would love to hear from you.

For further information or to arrange a visit please contact Stacy Hands.

Closing Date: Monday 03 June 2024

Interviews: w/c 10 June 2024

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date for applications, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. 

Please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) 2022.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance. 


Safeguarding Statement:


Staff are accountable for the way in which they exercise authority, manage risk, use resources and protect students, who they are responsible for or in contact with, from discrimination and avoidable harm. All staff, where paid or voluntary, have a duty to keep young people safe and to protect them from harm. When an individual accepts a role that involves working with children and young people they need to understand acknowledge that the responsibilities and trust are inherent to that role. There will be a requirement that staff observe their obligations in accordance with the Trust’s safeguarding procedure and report any concerns in accordance with the procedure to the appropriate person.

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