Would you like to join a school where people are valued, thrive and make positive contributions?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Science Technician to join our busy Science Faculty. This is a term time only position working 28 hours a week (4 days a week), 39 weeks a year.
The Science Technician will support teaching and learning in the Faculty by preparing resources for KS3 to KS5 lessons and conducting practical demonstrations.
The successful candidate will have:
- an academic qualification, at least to A Level or equivalent, in either biology, chemistry or physics;
- good organisational skills, patience, flexibility, creativity and an ability to build positive relationships with young people;
- the ability to provide assistance and advice in meeting the practical needs of the science curriculum;
- practical experience within a school environment would be advantageous.
Prendergast School is an Outstanding 11-16 Girls School with a mixed 6th Form and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. Awarded its third Outstanding OFSTED grading in a row in November 2013, the school has been leading girls’ education in Lewisham for over 130 years.
Being part of a successful Federation of Schools, located in easy travelling distance of each other, enables the schools to support each other and share best practice and resources. It also enables the Federation to offer staff the opportunity to develop their career as we are committed to developing and promoting from within wherever possible.
Salary: Scale 5 (point 13 to 15) (£29,853 - £30,852 pro-rata)
Ideally, candidates should possess a good working knowledge of COSHH & CLEAPSS in order to maintain compliance with Health and Safety Regulations at the school.
We are dedicated to creating a work environment that our colleagues can enjoy, our students can benefit from, and where work complements life. For this reason, we encourage everyone to discuss with us their flexible working requirements during the recruitment process so that we can find the best working solution for them and their role.
Please note CVs are not accepted.
Interviews: Thursday 5 January 2023
The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.