Science Support Assistant Castleford Academy, Castleford, West Yorkshire - Vacancy

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

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 or telephone Mrs Kelly Baker, HR Manager on 01977 605075.​

Applications for this vacancy closed (November 20, 2017 12:00).