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Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Science Technician Djanogly City Academy of Nottingham

Djanogly are looking for x2 Science Technician Apprentices to work across their 2 sites, Sherwood Rise and Gregory Boulevard. The role is term time only so 39 weeks of the year.

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, working hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Please note the role is term time only so 39 weeks of the year.

The starting salary is £11,250, pro-rata to 39 weeks a year which is £9,508.41 per year.

Job Purpose - To support the Science Technician to:

  • Provide technical support to the science teachers, contributing to the scholars' learning experience by assisting with the preparation of materials and apparatus for practical work
  • Adhere to all legislative requirements in relation to Health and Safety

Job Responsibilities: Curriculum Support: To assist the Science Technician with:

  • Coordinating the use of practical resources/facilities and providing assistance and/or advice in the practical needs of the Science Curriculum, including liaising with teaching staff
  • Preparation of resources and assembling apparatus
  • Obtaining materials by local purchase
  • Providing technical advice and assistance to teaching staff and students
  • Carrying out risk assessments for technician activities
  • Curriculum administrative support

Maintenance and Equipment of Stock:

  • To promote the maintenance of a healthy and safe working environment
  • Assist with arranging for external maintenance and repair if necessary
  • Keep appropriate records of service and maintenance undertaken
  • Assist with stock management and ordering
  • Assist with ensuring the correct disposal of used materials
  • Contribute to the assessment , monitoring and review of Health and Safety procedures and information resources

Keeping up to date with current procedures through CPD Long Term Development of Department:

  • To contribute to the design, development and maintenance of specialist resources and/or long term projects Professional Development
  • Seek out and undertake professional development opportunities as appropriate
  • Carry out such other reasonable activities required in the pursuance of duties

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Reliable
  • Works well under pressure

Personal qualities

  • Belief in the values and behaviours of DLT
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Commitment to equal opportunities and diversity in the performance of duties

Desired qualifications

GCSE English, maths, Science grade C/4 and above or equivalent A-Level or Level 3 Science qualification.

Future prospects

Potential for ongoing employment upon completion of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

The Independent Academies Association is a young, growing membership organisation, focussed on supporting the growing number of Academy schools nationally, who are seeking to make a real difference to children’s life chances. Based on good transport routes within the Djanogly City Academy on Sherwood Rise.


Djanogly City Academy of Nottingham


Sherwood Rise

Nottingham Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College


Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Laboratory Technician.

Please see below link for further details on what you will cover:

Apprenticeship standard

Laboratory technician

Level 3 (A level)

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