Science Technician - AGA129

Abbey Grange is a thriving, highly successful and over-subscribed 11-18 Church of England convertor Academy which serves communities right across the city of Leeds. Our students come from all over the city to receive an education in which we all work together to challenge them academically, support them pastorally and help them develop socially and spiritually.  Abbey Grange is part of the Abbey Multi Academy Trust.

Our goal is to become an outstanding Academy that delivers on our mission - In Partnership to 'Educate, Nurture and Empower' and we are well on our way to achieving this. Ofsted graded us a 'good' school in February 2017 and we celebrated our GCSE results in 2019 with 72% of our students achieving 9-4 in English and Maths, and an above average Progress 8 score of +0.26.

We wish to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Science Technician to provide a general practical support service for all aspects of teaching and learning in the Science Department under the guidance of our Senior Science Technician. This role will co-ordinate the use of the practical resources and facilities and will support staff and students, including the preparation of materials and maintenance of equipment as necessary.  The successful candidate must be able to communicate well with staff and students, have good organisational skills and an eye for details.

Some knowledge and or experience of Health and Safety procedures and qualified as a First Aider or willingness to train are desirable.

The successful candidate will be required to work 21.5 hours a week term time only and therefore the salary has been pro-rata’d. There may be a requirement to work outside of the designated hours and off Academy premises as required.  We are able to offer staff a secure and supportive environment with continuous professional development.  

This is a genuinely exciting time to join our Academy.  If you are looking to join an Academy with happy positive and polite students and staff, then we want to hear from you.

Whilst we would normally welcome visits to the Academy, given the current situation we are facing regarding COVID-19 we are unable to accommodate this at present, however if you would like to ask any question please contact the Recruitment Team via Recruitment@abbeygrangeacademy.co.uk

The closing date for applications is Monday 6th September at 8am

Interview date: Interview will be held shortly after the closing date

Abbey Grange C of E Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Name & Registered Office:

Abbey Multi Academy Trust
c/o Chapter House
Abbey Grange Church of England Academy
Butcher Hill
Leeds
LS16 5EA
Registered Company Number: 07705552