Science Technician

Science Technician

Salary £23,914 – £25,612 (FTE £27,803 to £29,777)

37 hours per week – Term time plus 1 week

Required ASAP

The Science team at Ormiston Victory Academy is looking for a Science Technician to join our forward thinking and supportive department. The technician team supports teaching and learning of the science curriculum. The role involves preparing resources, constructing and modifying apparatus and carrying out appropriate safety checks.  Duties also involve the preparation and delivery of demonstrations and student experiments, equipment maintenance, cleaning and stock taking. For those with more experience, we would be looking for greater supervisory responsibility within the team.

We are looking for a conscientious individual who ideally has:

  • Excellent initiative, communication and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of appropriate use of specialist equipment and ability to communicate and demonstrate this knowledge effectively to staff and pupils.
  • Good standard of education, with strong science knowledge
  • A willingness to undertake training and attend meetings as necessary

The post offers a fulfilling opportunity to work with a committed team and the young people in our welcoming academy community which has high aspirations and standards.  If you are dedicated, hardworking, and have the ability to support this important aspect of our operations – then we would love to receive an application from you. 

Ormiston Academies Trust is an ethical sponsor, committed to improving the life chances of young people. We share their vision for all young people to have the highest academic, social and practical skills to allow them to lead a fulfilling life.

We would encourage candidates to explore our website for more information about Victory Academy and view our virtual tours. We may interview and appoint earlier and therefore suggest candidates submit their application as soon as possible.

Applications are via the Ormiston Academies Trust Careers Website

If you require any further information regarding this post please contact Nicole Hawes, PA to the Principal on [email protected]

Closing date for applications by: 9:00 am on Tuesday 28th November 2023
Interviews expected to be held by: Friday 1st December 2023

Ormiston Victory Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Ormiston Victory Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community.