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Science Technician

Type of Position:Support staff
Salary:Up to £30,320 pro rata
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: 9:00am on Friday, 15th October 2021

Science Technician 
Permanent, Full time, 35 hours, 8am to 4pm
Salary: Grade 6/7
(Pro rata £24,831 to £30,320)
(Actual £22,134 to £27,027)
Dependant on experience
Term time plus three weeks
Required ASAP

London Academy of Excellence Stratford (LAE) is seeking to recruit an outstanding individual to join this ambitious, selective sixth form. LAE is in an outstanding, heavily oversubscribed school located in the heart of Stratford, close to the Olympic Park and just two minutes from Stratford Station (zone 2/3), with excellent links to all parts of London.
In 2020, LAE again secured outstanding A level results. 96% of grades were A*, A or B and 73% of all grades were A* or A. 200+ students progressed to Russell Group universities, including 33 to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.  Our average grade was an A+ and our ALPS 1 value-added score places us in the top 1% of schools nationally for progress. We are delighted to have achieved the best A-level results in east London for five consecutive years.

The role

The role will include providing laboratory and technical support for science teaching. Ensuring the science team is resourced, organised and developed to meet the performance standards required by the department. The post holder will be responsible for guidance and support in meeting the practical requirements of the science curriculum, including liaising with all areas of the school, and outside agencies.
The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in Health and Safety and First Aid. Full training will be provided.

LAE is a diverse and inclusive school, committed to supporting staff and students to be themselves and succeed on merit.   We are particularly seeking applications from people that represent the diversity of our community.

LAE can offer you:
• the opportunity to gain experience of working with young people in one of the country’s leading sixth form schools;
• a culture of professional trust and collegiate working that promotes autonomy, innovation and rigour;
• access to an outstanding package of regular, high-quality continuous professional development and support;
• a modern and positive working environment minutes from the Olympic Park and Stratford Station;
• staff benefits including, cycle scheme, tech scheme and discounted local gym memberships.

How to apply?
Applications should be submitted to hr@lae.ac.uk or submit an online application and covering letter via the TES website.

Please submit with a covering letter of no more than one side of A4 and the LAE application form. 

For more information, please contact our Business Director on 020 3301 1480 ext 116 or email: hr@lae.ac.uk

Closing Date for applications is no later than 9.00am on 15th October 2021. Interviews will take place on 20th October 2021. We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications and therefore early application is advised.

The London Academy of Excellence is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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