Job Title:         Science Technician

Salary:             Grade 3 NJC point 15 – 20 [ pro rata]

£14188 – £16308 actual

Required as soon as possible or for January 2015

2 x permanent posts , 35 hours p/week, term time only + INSET

Holly Lodge Girls’ College takes pride in the fact that we are a truly inclusive school and maintain the highest standards of care for all our students. Our priority is for our pupils to achieve the skills and competencies they need to become positive, responsible and active members of the community, with the qualifications needed to achieve their ambitions.

The Governors of Holly Lodge Girls College are seeking to appoint two enthusiastic and committed Science Technicians to join our Science Faculty, and contribute to the ongoing success of our students. This is an exciting time for our school as we open our new building in January 2015 and we welcome applications from professionals who believe that they can support our staff and students in achieving their aims.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work with and assist the Curriculum Leader for Science and Teaching Staff and to ensure that an efficient and professional support service is provided to the Science Faculty.

The person appointed will need to be committed to the principles of inclusion and will need to have patience, flexibility and a sense of humour.

There is the understanding that all employees have a responsibility to ensure that their work complies with all statutory requirements and with Standing Orders and Financial Regulations of the City Council, and to ensure all work functions are undertaken in accordance with H&S legislation, codes of practice and the City Council’s safety plan.

This post is subject to the successful completion of a 6 month probationary period. It will be the decision of the Governors as to what constitutes satisfactory performance.

This post is classified as having substantial access to children, and appointment is subject to an enhanced police check of previous criminal convictions (CRB). Applicants are required, before appointment, to disclose any conviction, caution or binding over including ‘spent convictions’ under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar individuals from employment – this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

All support staff between 16 and 75 will be automatically enrolled into Merseyside Pension Fund and contributions of salary are deducted from monthly salary payments at the current rate of deductions.

Completed application forms should be returned to s.moran@hollylodge.liverpool.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 3 November 12 noon, Interviews will be held on Monday 10 November 2014.

Holly Lodge Girls’ College is a Maintained Liverpool School

Job DescriptionScience Technician

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