Senior Science Technician

Roding Valley High School, Loughton

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Job Ref No. ECC4499-178 Position Type: Technicians Pay Range: Scale 5 Points 8-11
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 13/11/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Senior Science Technician

Scale 5 Points 8-11

£20494 - £21748 pro rata (actual salary £17,490.19-£18,561.30)

37 hours per week, Tem time plus 5 inset days (39 working weeks)

Deadline for applications noon Friday 13 November

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly organised Senior Science Technician to join the Science faculty. The role will provide technical support to the faculty, duties to include the preparation and support of Science practicals across all three Sciences at KS3-KS5, as well as the organisation and maintenance of specialist equipment and resources.

This is an ideal career opportunity for a recent graduate, an experienced technician, or someone looking for a career change who would be keen to develop the knowledge and skills required to work in a laboratory.

The most important resource in any school is its staff and we attribute the success of Roding Valley High School to our committed and enthusiastic staff.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a thriving, forward thinking school.

We can offer…

· a friendly and supportive working environment

· a comprehensive induction programme and the opportunity to engage in further professional development

· Bike to work Scheme

· freshly made food on-site delivered through our excellent canteen facilities

You will be joining a school with enthusiastic and dedicated Leaders at senior and middle leadership levels and a commitment to the professional development of staff. RVHS is keen to embrace an approach that is centred on teaching and learning and academic attainment for our students. RVHS is an 11-18 school in Essex, that enjoys a good reputation in the local area and benefits from excellent transport links, including being adjacent to Loughton tube station (Central Line).

For more information about our school, please visit

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:
• Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;
• Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
• The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs
and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from colleagues from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and people that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender plus (LGBT+) as these groups are currently underrepresented in our trust.

This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer

Information about the School

Roding Valley High School is a successful 11-18 school in Loughton and is part of The Chelmsford Learning Partnership. Currently catering for around 1400 pupils, this school boasts an excellent local reputation and fantastic facilities which provide an excellent working and learning environment. The school was graded “good” with outstanding features at the last Ofsted.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Rob Mammen
Roding Valley High School, Loughton
Essex, IG10 3JA
Telephone: 02085081173