​​​​​​​​​Science Support Assistant

Science Support Assistant

Grade 3 (SCP 10-13)

FTE Salary £15,613- £16,491

22.5hrs per week, term time only​

Castleford Academy Trust is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Science Support Assistant in order to strengthen the Science Department.

The successful candidate will support the Senior Technican and the Department in providing effective technical support.

Your experience should include:

  • Knowledge of health and safety procedures and information resources.

  • Understanding of the safe treatment and disposal of used materials including hazardous
    sub​stances and responding to actual or potential hazards;

  • The healthy and safe storage and accessibility of equipment and materials.

  • Disposal of waste materials under supervision.

  • ​Maintain resources and manage stock.

  • General cleaning and checking of basic equipment in laboratories.

  • Cleaning and repairing equipment.

What you can expect:

  • A staff team with commitment and vision for continual improvement

  • A high degree of autonomy and flexibility

  • Opportunities for Continued Professional Development

  • A chance to work across a range of disciplines

  • Opportunities to work across a supportive Multi Academy Trust


Castleford Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. For all positions at Castleford Academy you are required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check prior to appointment.

Visits to school are welcome and encouraged.

If you are interested in this role now or in the future, please contact the HR department on 01977 605075 to arrange a visit.

Application forms can be downloaded from our website. Completed applications should be addressed to Mr George Panayiotou, Headteacher at the school address or via email to recruitment@castlefordacademy.com.

Providing suitable interest, the closing date for applications is Monday 20th November at 12 noon with interviews taking place the following week.

For further information on the school, the role and 'how to apply' please visit www.castlefordacademy.com or telephone Mrs Kelly Baker, HR Manager on 01977 605075.​

Science Support Assistant Advert.pdf
Science Support Assistant Profile and Employee Spec 2017.pdf