Career Opportunity Term time only - 36 hours per week
For someone with a keen interest and scientific curiosity, an opening has arisen for a dedicated, efficient and practical person to support student learning in a pioneering science department. Currently, with Years 7, 8 and 9 onsite, they will be joined by further students each year.
We have a strong focus on practical elements in science lessons and the role of a technician underpins student learning and is fundamental to the department’s success. As a new school, you will have the opportunity to share your knowledge and creativity to influence the science curriculum as it develops. As we move into the new building you will have a large, modern, brand new prep room that you will be yours to set up and adapt as you wish.
We have worked hard to ensure that our core values are practised in the classroom, to promote a calm environment where learning is encouraged and students take pride in their progress. Combining traditional and cutting edge teaching methods, Coombe Wood uses effective models of in-class support that enable students to be as independent as possible, while receiving the scaffolding they need to encourage achievement.
The Technician role offers a varied range of responsibilities for which we are seeking at least A level standard of education. Career prospects have significant potential as the school grows rapidly and moves to the planned, brand new permanent building.
As with all roles that support learning, staff are required to be flexible so the remit requires dedication, efficiency and practical application. If you are an enthusiastic team player ready to join us on this journey, please access further details of the duties which are listed in the Job Description in the Candidate Pack available for download on our school website.
This role has the potential to be refined and more specialised as the school grows towards its full capacity.
Our ethos derives from the theoretical and practical nature of sport with TEAMWORK, RESPECT, ENJOYMENT, DISCIPLINE and SPORTSMANSHIP as its core values. All staff are expected to demonstrate and support these in their everyday work. Coombe Wood School teaching and non-teaching staff will work closely together across many different areas of the school to ensure the best possible learning experiences for our students.
Coombe Wood School is part of Folio Education Trust, this is a local collaboration of schools, with future possibilities of shared training or working at more than one school, so by becoming part of the team at Coombe Wood School, your career will experience wider benefits.
This is a new secondary fully-inclusive co-educational school, serving the communities of South and Central Croydon, established to meet an urgent rising local demand. The site of the ‘new build’ school is opposite Lloyd Park in South Croydon, with an excellent Tramlink service to and from East Croydon station (just 5 minutes’ journey-time away) and a short walk from several bus routes. Over £35 million is being invested in building a state-of-the-art school which will include enhanced sports and performing arts facilities, comprising a competition-sized sports hall, a full-size 3G artificial surface, sprung floor studios, recording studio and music rooms.
• Chance to join an innovative and supportive ground breaking team.
• Opportunity of career progression with natural expansion of the school.
• Catchment includes many aspirational, supportive families.
• Working with students who use MyZone technology to track and improve their fitness, as a result increasing their focus and concentration in class.
• Outstanding brand new £35m new buildings opening soon
• Free use of new sports amenities for staff and their families.
Interviews: Monday 15th June - arrangements to be confirmed.
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Coombe Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.