Science Technician Apprentice – Level 3 Laboratory Technician

at Ormiston Venture Academy

Academy: Ormiston Venture Academy

Location: Norfolk

Salary: Apprenticeship pay

Status: Apprenticeship 24 months - Fixed term

Hours: 35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Closing date: 12 August 2020, 9:00 am

Interview date(s): ASAP thereafter

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Are you interested in transforming children’s lives, making a difference in our community and looking to join our team for your next step?

As a part of a successful team that ensures the highest quality of science education for the children you will work with other staff to prepare materials and equipment for science lessons, carrying out risk assessments, keep check of stock and disposing of waste appropriately. Alongside the technician role you will also be expected to support students within the classes – especially during practical sessions. This role will ensure that you are equipped with the training and skills to progress into a career within the science team. This apprenticeship includes completion of a Level 3, Laboratory Technician Apprentice in school, whilst working on a fixed term placement. This will include 20% of the job training.

This is an exciting opportunity at Venture Academy and requires enthusiastic and passionate individuals with the drive to help our students to achieve their very best.

Why work at Ormiston Venture Academy?

Ormiston Venture Academy is an outstanding academy (Ofsted May 2013) where the contributions and aspirations of students and staff alike are valued. We have a culture of collaboration and are wholly committed to the development of our staff to ensure you have access to the best professional opportunities through both the Ignite Teaching School and our partnerships beyond Venture.

By joining Venture, you are becoming a part of a national academy trust while maintaining a clear focus on working closely with our local community to ensure we are moulding the young people of the future.

How to apply

For further details, an informal discussion please contact or call 01493 662966.

Application forms are available for download at

Ormiston Venture Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Ormiston Venture Academy is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.


Science Technician 1 – Apprentice Job Description and Person Specification