Senior Science Technician Outwood Academy City, Sheffield

Grade 4 SCP 17 to 22 £15,978.51 to £18,575.96
37 hours per week, 41 weeks per year
Start Date
As soon as possible

Outwood Grange Academies Trust seeks applications from outstanding applicants with integrity, imagination and energy for this rewarding role.

Serving the city of Sheffield, Outwood Academy City was constructed in 2011 with state-of-the-art facilities and joined Outwood Grange Academies Trust three years later. Prior to achieving Academy status, just 43% of students achieved five GCSEs at Grade A* to C, including English and Maths; Students achieving English and Maths A* to C combined over the last 2 years has been 69% and 68% with a progress 8 score well above the national average. The academy is popular and numbers on role are increasing significantly year on year. We have a talented team of staff, who are committed to improving the life chances of all students irrespective of their background or starting points. If you believe in raising standards and transforming lives then this is the post for you.

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Science Technician to work as part of a team providing technical support to the Science Department and will have line management responsibilities to the Science Technician.

The successful candidate will have qualifications in Science, preferably to A2 level, and at least one year’s experience of working in a laboratory is essential. The ability to use Microsoft office software is also desirable. Most important is the ability to be able to prioritise work and ensure that strict deadlines are met. Work independently and in a team, have initiative, and good organisational skills.

The successful applicant will be required to work as part of a dedicated team of staff and relate to a wide range of staff and students within the Academy.

Applications are invited from suitably experienced individuals with the energy and confidence to become an integral part of the academy.

Full details of the post can be found on the recruitment page of our website:

To apply for this post please complete the online application from our website under vacancies. CV’s will not be accepted

Closing date: Monday 19th March 2018 (Noon)
Interview date: To be confirmed

Please note that there is currently a job evaluation exercise being undertaken across the Trust. The salary advertised for this post is therefore subject to job evaluation and may change.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All offers of employment will be subject to enhanced DBS Checks.



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