Do you have a Science background, passionate about Science/Biology and looking to join an Outstanding school?
Glyn School is looking to appoint an organised, enthusiastic and proactive Science Technician to join our successful and thriving Science department .
This role will be well suited for candidates who are looking to start their career in education or experienced technicians looking for flexibility. We are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at, and welcome flexible working arrangements.
The successful candidate will be required to help in preparing and delivering orders for practical Science lessons, under the guidance and support of the Senior Science Technician. You will be joining a highly successful and experienced team of Technicians, working as an integral part of the Science Faculty. Science is taught across all three key stages and is a popular subject choice at KS5, with an average of three A-Level classes for all branches of Science – Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
This role requires an all-round team player, hardworking and organised with the ability to react to and work proactively in a timely and ordered fashion. Experience setting up Biology practicals would be an advantage but training will be provided.
About Glyn School:
Why should you work at Glyn School:
Glyn School is a high performing school, with an Ofsted ranking of ‘Outstanding’ since 2009. An oversubscribed 11-19 Academy, we are the lead school in the successful and thriving GLF Multi-Academy Trust. Ours is a vibrant school for boys aged 11-16 with a flourishing and successful mixed Sixth Form. Founded in 1927, we have a rich history of academic, sporting and artistic excellence and in 2014 we were designated a teaching school, one of a select number that represent the most outstanding and innovative practice nationally.
Glyn School has a reputation for challenging and stretching students with engaging and enriching teaching across all key stages. Our values sit at the heart of all we do and underpins our aspiration that every student leaves us equipped with the resilience and drive that will enable them to forge rewarding futures for themselves.
Learning and Teaching is at the heart of Glyn School. We aim to deliver lessons that inspire and engage students who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. Teachers who have a passion for their subject and build strong relationships with their students cultivate a ‘love of learning’ that ultimately sees the young people we teach make exceptional progress. To learn more about how Learning and Teaching underpin our school, please visit the Learning and Teaching section of our website.
What other team members say about their careers at Glyn School:
“Glyn is a highly enjoyable environment to work in with incredibly supportive colleagues - It was this supportive ethos within the school as well as the extremely positive rapport between staff and students that drew me in to apply here. Over four years later I retain those sentiments”.
“Glyn is a great place for career development - there are lots of opportunities to take on new responsibilities and to undertake professional development”.
What we are looking for:
- Be an organised and effective Science Technician.
- Have the knowledge and experience (training will be provided) to efficiently support the setting up of Science/Biology practicals, specifically GCSE and A-Level.
- Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.
- Be passionate about the students’ learning and welfare.
- Be keen to be part of the wider school community, participating in extra-curricular clubs.
Why work at Glyn School (please do review our Glyn Staff Welfare document that is included in this advert):
- An opportunity to develop your career through our extensive CPD programme, whatever your level of experience.
- An opportunity for growth and progression, through established career pathways.
- An opportunity to contribute and grow in a well-resourced and highly successful school.
- An environment where senior and middle leaders offer exceptional support for staff well-being.
- An opportunity to be a part of a collaborative environment within GLF Schools.
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part-time, Term-time only
Working hours: 24 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Working pattern: 4 days a week, 8:45am - 2:45pm (other flexible working patterns will be considered)
Pay Scale: GLF Associate Staff, Associate 3
Annual Salary (pro-rata, for 24 hours per week, 39 weeks per year): £13,002 - £13,524
Closing date: Monday, 4 October 2021
GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.
We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.