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Senior Science Technician ​​​​​​​

Weston Favell Academy
Location: Northamptonshire | Job type: Permanent | Salary: £18,070 - £20,138 per annum (£16,058 – £17,480 pro rata’d)

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and experienced Senior Science Technician who has the highest expectations of themselves and our pupils. If you have a natural enthusiasm for improving the life chances of our children then this could be the role for you.

We are seeking a motivated individual to lead our professional technician team to support and complement the teaching and learning of our pupils at the Weston Favell Academy.

Ref: 17-18/WFA/061

37 hours a week, term time only (39 weeks)

£18,070 - £20,138 per annum (£16,058 – £17,480 pro rata’d)

Closing date: 20th September 2018 at midnight

Interviews: commencing 24th September

You will be responsible for leading our professional technician team to support and complement the teaching and learning of our pupils. Duties will include the preparation and maintenance of equipment and materials required for demonstrations and practical experiments; administering stock control; ordering procedures and assisting students and staff in the classroom, ensuring that health and safety regulations are met.

With a background in science, you will have high professional standards and a methodical and organised approach. The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working as a Science Technician in a school environment, and a firm understanding of relevant Health and Safety legislation, including CLEAPSS, COSHH and ESCC regulations.

The Academy, which is part of the Greenwood Academies Trust, has made substantial improvements in achievement, teaching, behaviour and leadership.  The Academy has a very supportive team, committed to promoting high achievement in education.

If you are interested in working at the leading edge of education, believe that everyone can succeed and are prepared to work hard, we want to hear from you.

Visits to our academy are warmly welcomed; please contact Jo Cosciani, PA to the Principal, on 01604 402121 or email

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

TO APPLY please email a completed application form to stating the job reference in your email.



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If you have any questions regarding a vacancy or to request a paper application form please call:

0115 748 3310, option 1

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