Science Technician

School/Academy Services, Teaching - Other
Full Time - Term Time Only
Nottingham Free School, 290 Haydn Road, Nottingham, NG5 1EB
Scale 3 (£18,795 - £19,171, pro rata, per annum)

We have a vacancy for a suitably experienced Science Technician, if you have a passion for science then this is the role for you. This post contributes to the smooth running of the science faculty. Duties will include preparation of materials, distribution of apparatus, setting up experiments and assisting in practical lessons. The role would suit a confident person who is a good communicator and has the ability to work independently.

About Nottingham Free School:

The ethos of the Nottingham Free School is highly academic embedded in a strongly disciplined learning environment. We believe that all children can succeed regardless of background or prior learning. All students will be treated as an individual and their needs understood and catered for in each and every lesson. Students will feel safe and supported at all stages in their intellectual, physical and social development. Strong support will be provided to guide students to make the right decisions. We will develop well rounded, confident, outward looking individuals who will be fully prepared to compete with the best and become future leaders. Nottingham Free School is developing partnerships with our community and our students will be active citizens during their time at school and beyond. Our school motto is ‘work hard, be kind’.

About the Nova Education Trust:

The Nova Education Trust is a dynamic and growing Multi Academy Trust Group based in the East Midlands. Our Trust Group is committed to providing high quality education to all of our students, regardless of their backgrounds.

With a range of schools in the trust serving a variety of different communities, opportunities for career progression and wider professional experiences are extensive. We have outstanding CPD provision across our schools, supported by our Teaching School Alliance, which links 23 schools together, sharing effective practice and developing new models for staff development. We also have a unique programme designed to provide middle and senior leaders with all the skills required to develop their careers.

As an employer we offer an enhanced benefit package to all staff that includes help with healthcare and a fully-funded MA programme for all teaching staff. We can also offer help with relocation in certain circumstances. The Trust also has a policy of wider engagement for main-scale, middle and senior staff. In recent years, employees have visited schools in America, Canada, Finland, Singapore and South Africa as part of their professional development.

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