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Senior Science Technician

London Borough Of Waltham Forest
NJC Scale 6 PTs 26 - 28 £24210 - £25710
Willowfield School, Clifton Avenue, Walthamstow, London
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
25/09/2014 at 12:00 PM
London Borough Of Waltham Forest


Willowfield School,
Clifton Avenue,
London, E17 6HL

Tel: 020 8527 4065

11-16 mixed comprehensive, N.O.R. 600

Headteacher: John Hemingway

Senior Science Technician

Scale 6 (£24,210 p.a. - £25,710 p.a.) (Pay Award pending)

Full-time 36 hours per week 52 weeks per annum.

Willowfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and is:

  • ‘a good school’ - OFSTED, January 2012.
  • due to be rebuilt and expand to 6fe
  • a Humanities Specialist College
  • a Leading Edge school
  • part of the Waltham Forest Teaching School Alliance
  • an Investor in People – your development is important to us

‘Most striking is the culture of mutual respect and support amongst its exceptionally diverse community’   OFSTED, January 2012.

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic and well organised person to be the single Science Technician in a highly professional, successful and busy department.  The main role of the Technician is to offers technical support regarding the development and use of practical resources and facilities to meet the requirements of the science curriculum.

The successful candidate needs to be able to work both individually and as part of a team. School experience would be an advantage.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A enhanced DBS check will be taken up on the successful candidate.

Please note that parking on site is extremely limited and a parking policy is in place. Willowfield is well served by bus, tube and rail services and staff are encouraged to use public transport.

Please telephone or e-mail for further details and an applicaiton form.

Closing date: 25 September 2014.

Interview date: Shortlisted candidates will be advised of this.

Equal Opportunities

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

• Promoting equality of opportunity

• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels

• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

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