Senior Science Technician
Start: 20th February 2023 (as close to as possible)
Location: Keynsham (near Bristol/Bath)
Contract: Full time 37 hours per week (part time negotiable)
Term: Permanent, Term Time Only plus two INSET days
Salary: Grade 5 SCP 11 – 15 (£24,054 - £25,878 FTE) (Actual pro rata salary £20,297 - £21,836)
Futura Learning Partnership is at an exciting stage in its development. The Trust currently comprises thirteen schools with more planning to join and is moving towards its vision of being a truly inclusive provider of 4-19 education in East Bristol and Bath.
This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join our science team working across the IKB and Wellsway campus as a senior technician.
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and experienced person to carry out a range of duties that will contribute to the effective delivery and development of excellent practical lessons in science, whilst coordinating the technician team and overseeing key aspects of the department such as health and safety.
The successful applicant will be expected to work flexibly and efficiently and be able to work to deadlines. The post will involve physical activity that includes lifting and carrying as well as basic IT tasks.
IKB Academy’s excellent STEM facilities and Wellsway School’s science department are located within a few yards of one another, making for a true cross campus curriculum team. Teachers from IKB and Wellsway School work across both schools under the strategic direction of the Curriculum for Science and Deputy Curriculum Directors for KS3 and 5, with teachers from both schools working closely together as one curriculum team with the support from three part time science technicians.
In return we offer:
- A competitive salary
- An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
- Wider opportunities to be involved across the Futura Learning Partnership
- An energised and professional working environment
- Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.
Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools which span the Bristol - Keynsham - Bath area that are working together to provide a high quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 3-18 education in the area.
The closing date for applications is 23.59 Thursday 26th January 2023 with an interview date to be confirmed, but likely to be early February.
No CVs or agencies please.
PLEASE NOTE: Early applications are encouraged. Wellsway School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the school be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.
Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006'.