New City College is the dynamic group of further education colleges in East London which comprises Tower Hamlets College, Hackney Community College, Epping Forest College and, Redbridge College. Our 4-college merger places the group at the forefront of further education in the region. With a turnover of £76m, 20,000 students and 1400 staff it is one of the strongest and most influential further education organisations in the country.
Our college environment is second to none. We have industry standard facilities and equipment at all campuses, expert staff and partnerships with other high profile organisations, which all prepare students for progression to higher education or successful careers.
East London is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial. As we develop our longer-term vision, we will continue to ensure that we invest in our staff and other resources to provide a distinctive offer and excellent, supportive learning environment, which meets the needs of students and employers and prepares local people for the changing workforce of the area.
Our science department was graded “Outstanding” by the College SAR validation panel. We offer a wide range of science courses for adults and young people including GCSE and Access courses for adults, and BTEC Applied Science.
Type of Contract: Full time Science Technician (term time only 40 weeks per annum)
Location: Redbridge Campus (Little Heath)
Salary: £20,473 per annum (pro-rata of £23,265)
Start Date: ASAP
We are looking for a technically qualified and experienced person to provide an effective and efficient technical service to science teaching.
You will prepare apparatus, materials and solutions, set up, and check equipment and apparatus for use in practical classes, assessment and exams. You need to be a team player, well organised, capable of multi-tasking and possess a full range of science technician skills. Good chemistry knowledge would be preferred.
The Science Department is accommodated in facilities including four laboratories and two preparation rooms. Our students are a balance of young people and adults studying GCSE, BTECs and vocational applied science courses at levels 2, 3 and 5, including Access to HE courses and Higher National Diploma in Applied Biology. Results at all levels are very high. We have an excellent record of preparing students for scientific and medical careers. The technician support provided by for the practical element of courses is good (Ofsted, December 2015).
Closing date: 31st August 2019
Interviews will be held week commencing 9th September
The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
New City College - London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.