Are you seeking an opportunity to work in a new academy? If so, Bolder Academy is looking for a well organised and proactive Science Technician.
Bolder Academy is a new, mixed, non-denominational academy which opened in September 2018. We have opened in temporary accommodation and then will move to a multimillion pound building in 2020.
We are looking for somebody to provide specialist technical assistance and information as required in the preparation of resources for practical lessons to support the delivery of the Science curriculum and to support the overall work of the Science Department.
The successful applicant will have excellent organisational skills, the ability to prioritise work, a positive attitude and professional approach to staff and students. They will be able to use their initiative and be a quick learner.
The Academy has been set up by primary and secondary Headteachers from the London Borough of Hounslow to meet the demand for extra school places. We are already part of the community.
Extraordinary partnerships have been formed with key local businesses such as Sky resulting in a ‘bold’ education: a traditional, highly academic curriculum combined with brilliant extra-curricular opportunities.
There is an excellent pension provided for staff (LGPS for non-teaching staff) and an Employee Assistance Programme provided for all staff with the Education Support Partnership.
Good oral, written and communication and numeracy skills
Good IT skills
Ability to work on own initiative and to be proactive
Ability to prioritise and organise own time
Excellent organisational skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Good knowledge of Health and Safety requirements
Ability to carry out risk assessments in relation to laboratory work
Ability to prepare equipment and materials for lessons as requested by the teaching staff
Ability to design, develop and maintain specialist resources
Ability to be able to prioritise, plan and organise workload
Detailed knowledge of COSHH and ESCC regulations in relation to the safe handling and storage of chemicals
Commitment to promoting the ethos and values of the school and achieving the best outcomes for all pupils
Enthusiastic and committed
Commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships
Positive attitude and professional approach to staff and students
Self starter, able to use initiative and have a can do attitude
GCSEs (A-C) or equivalent qualifications in English, Maths and at least one Science subject, or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths
As a new and growing school, we are looking for someone who has a can do attitude to join our team and who is able to grow with us. This is a perfect opportunity for the right candidate to learn on the job with a view of becoming a senior technician in a few years.
Can you get to work in time for an 8:30am start?
Will you be able to support yourself for the duration of the apprenticeship on the money offered?