Science Technician

Ormiston Denes Academy
Responsible to: 
Senior Science Technician
Part Time 27 hours per week (8am to 1.30pm)
Salary/salary scale: 
Grade 3 (point 12 - 16) £16,123 - £17,419 pro rata
Closing date: 
22nd Sep 2017, 9:00 am
Interview date(s): 
ASAP thereafter
Start date: 
Start Date: ASAP

Ormiston Denes Academy is a thriving and ambitious Academy, aiming to rapidly move to Ofsted Outstanding. Under new leadership we have just recorded our highest ever student outcomes, increasing the proportion of students gaining English and mathematics by twenty percentage points to 53% and moving above the national average for progress across the curriculum. Due to an increasing roll we are looking for committed, talented individuals to join our team, working together to ensure this rapid improvement continues.

Ormiston Academies Trust is an ethical sponsor, committed to improving the life chances of young people. We share their vision for all young people to have the highest academic, social and practical skills to allow them to lead a fulfilling life.

In this role you will be working in a fully staffed, supportive department, including Senior Science Technician, a Head of Department d in department, and a helpful Senior Leadership Team (SLT), keen to see Science prosper. Our aim is for every student to make outstanding progress in the subject. This is through receiving engaging teaching that focuses on engendering a love of learning. In this role you will support the Senior Science Technician with the efficient operation of all technical matters with the Science department. Preparing, organising and maintaining materials and equipment.

We are looking for a Technician who:
● has a passion for the importance of Science and a special gift of communicating that passion
● is highly organised and with a calm nature
● has the ability to support outstanding lessons across the age and ability range
● has the highest expectations for the attainment of all young people
● enjoys working as part of a team to ensure the success of the department and the Academy
● is driven to relentlessly remove barriers to students’ success
In return Ormiston Denes Academy will offer you:
● a thriving, innovative learning community, committed to excellence
● a supportive, welcoming community of professionals
● extensive support and development opportunities

Full training will be given.

This is a fantastic opportunity to shape the lives of young people in East Anglia. If you are interested in being at the leading edge of education, believe that all young people can achieve high standards and are prepared to work tirelessly to ensure their success, we want to hear from you.

Ormiston Denes Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

How to apply: 

For further details, an informal discussion with the Senior Science Technician, or to make arrangements to visit the Academy, please contact Dawn Carver: Tel: (01502) 574474.
Application packs are available for download at

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