Science Technician, Foxford School, Coventry. Closing date 06/12/21

Do you want a rewarding role where every day is different? Do you want to gain scientific knowledge to use in a practical role?



If you have an interest in science and want to support young people in their learning then this could be the job for you. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and adaptable, committed to helping students by developing, preparing and maintaining facilities, equipment and materials within the Science department.



You will provide practical and technical support to teachers delivering the Science curriculum, preparing and maintaining resources to enable safe and engaging practical activities to be undertaken by staff and students. You will provide advice and guidance, including ensuring that COSHH regulations are adhered to at all times.



This is an ideal role for someone with an interest in science who is looking for a rewarding job where every day is different. This role would give you practical experience working with both students and teachers in a close-knit and friendly department. Don’t worry if your scientific knowledge isn’t up to scratch, we provide training within the Trust to enable you to develop as a Science Technician and perform the role to a high standard.



‘The role of a science tech sounds a little daunting, but in essence you are simply supporting the teaching staff in delivering practical’s. It is great being part of the team. The students absolutely love their practical science lessons, it’s really rewarding knowing you are helping their understanding. There is also a wider community of technicians available for advice, plenty of role related training available and always the support and encouragement of the teaching staff – they won’t let you fail.’

David Reddington, Science Technician, Castle Phoenix Trust


The salary for this role is £16,356 - £19,939 pa pro rata (£18,933 - £23,080 pa. FTE), working 37 hours per week, term time only plus 5 teacher training days. The hours of work are 8.00 – 4.00 Monday to Thursday, and 8.00 – 3.30 Friday.



This is an exciting time to join Foxford as we became part of Castle Phoenix Multi Academy Trust in October 2018. The Trust specialises in leadership and was founded in February 2013, on the success of the Caludon Castle Teaching School.



If you would like to discuss this post further please contact Lizzy Richards, HR Officer on lrichards@foxford.coventry.sch.uk



Application packs are available to download from the Trust website: https://castlephoenixtrust.org.uk/job-opportunities/vacancies/ or by email from humanresources@castlephoenixtrust.org.uk



Completed forms are returnable to humanresources@castlephoenixtrust.org.uk



Application deadline: 9:00am on Monday 6 December 2021



We reserve the right to close this advert early if we receive an overwhelming response.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Trust is committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and young people and creating a culture of vigilance and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and vigilance.
 

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‘The role of a science tech sounds a little daunting, but in essence you are simply supporting the teaching staff in delivering practical’s. It is great being part of the team. The students absolutely love their practical science lessons, it’s really rewarding knowing you are helping their understanding. There is also a wider community of technicians available for advice, plenty of role related training available and always the support and encouragement of the teaching staff – they won’t let you fail.’

David Reddington, Science Technician, Castle Phoenix Trust

I want to meet David Reddington, seems like someone I can have a laugh with.
 
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