Senior Science Technician (H6)

Vacancies

Senior Science Technician (H6)

36 hours per week term time plus 10 days

(Pro rota full time equivalent of £27,471)

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Science Laboratory Technician to prepare practical lessons for all classes including AS and A2 Science. The post involves co-ordinating the use and maintenance of the practical resources and facilities. A good understanding of laboratory conditions and related Health & Safety precautions is an essential requirement.

The Senior Science Technician will be responsible for day to day management of two Science technicians and have overall responsibility for ensuring that statutory safety regulations and safe practice are complied with.

Candidates must enjoy working as part of a team, be able to work under pressure, be attentive to detail and have good communication skills.

What we offer:   

  • An outstanding track record at GCSE and A level
  • An inclusive school underpinned by our CARE values
  • Students who actively engage in lessons and have excellent attitudes to learning
  • Extensive professional development. We are the lead school for the Harrow Collegiate Alliance
  • Staff wellbeing activities each week, e.g. mindfulness along with staff sports and clubs
  • One of the best sites in London, located on the greenbelt next to Bentley Priory and set in 27 acres of woodland and fields, providing and exceptional learning environment

We are once again celebrating some hugely successful GCSE and A Level results for 2022. We are delighted that the hard work of the students and staff alike has led to these great GCSE achievements.

  • 12% of all grades were 9 compared with 6.6% nationally.
  • 47% of all grades were the highest levels of 9-7
  • 71% of all students achieved 9-5 including English and Maths.
  • 95% achieving EBacc.

Over a third of student A Level grades resulted in an A or A* grade, which is excellent.  We are delighted that so many of our students have been accepted into their preferred universities.

How to apply:

Please complete our application form with a letter of application outlining why you would like this role, what you would bring to it and how your skills and experience match the demands of the post and forward it to recruitment@bentleywood.harrow.sch.uk. For further details, please contact the Head of Science on 0208 9543623 or by email at the above address.

Note: The job you are applying for is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) and are not subject to disclosure to employers on DBS certificates and cannot be taken into account.

If you are invited to interview you will be required to complete a “Disclosure of Criminal Record” form and bring the completed form to interview.  The School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and safeguarding checks will be undertaken prior to appointment.  This role involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and all staff have safeguarding responsibilities.

Vacancy closing: 30 September 2022