Science Technician

Location
Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
Salary: Grade 5, £19,698 - £20,903 FTE per annum (Pro Rata Term Time salary £16,654 - £17,673 per an
Posted
11 Jan 2022
Closes
21 Jan 2022
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Kidsgrove Secondary School
Science Technician
Start date as soon as possible.
Hours: Full time, 37 hrs per week, permanent, whole year or term time
Salary: Grade 5, £19,698 - £20,903 FTE per annum (Pro Rata Term Time salary £16,654 - £17,673 per annum)
We are currently looking to appoint a permanent Science Technician to our school. Applications are invited from candidates with suitable and appropriate laboratory and science experience to join our team. Under the guidance of the Headteacher and senior staff you will provide technician support across the school. Your base will be at Kidsgrove Secondary School.
If you have experience of working in a science/laboratory environment, can support and lead others then we would welcome an application from you. You should be educated to NVQ 3 in Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities or other equivalent qualification/experience.
You will have an extensive standard of practical knowledge and will be able to work constructively as part of a team. You should be self-motivated, highly organised and reliable, able to comply with instructions and safety requirements and have a dedicated work ethic. You will work alongside teaching and support staff, supporting the full range of school science systems and policies. This role provides an excellent opportunity for a candidate to demonstrate their acquired skills and knowledge and also develop their career in a growing multi academy trust.
Main responsibilities:
• Attend lessons and assist teaching staff with demonstration lessons and practical’s when required.
• Set up and try out experiments before lessons, assessments and examinations to ensure that they work.
• Prepare complex practical experiments for science practical experiments.
• Plan and lead intervention sessions for small groups of students.
• Support the Trust and collaborate with others in relation to science expertise.
• Assist in the development of lessons/workplans
• Maintainance of stock and breakage records, catalogues and user manuals.
.The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment:
• An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers Pension
• Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (28 days holiday rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service + Paid Bank Holidays)
• Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
• Cycle to work scheme
• Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.
The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment:
• An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers Pension
• Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (28 days holiday rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service + Paid Bank Holidays)
• Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
• Cycle to work scheme
• Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.
Kidsgrove Secondary School is dedicated to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students; all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS check.
Please click on the following link to refer to SET Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details.
Please ensure that your application form is sent to recruitment@shaw-education.org.uk
In accordance with our safer recruitment policy CV’s and are not accepted from candidates or agencies.
Closing Date: 21st January 2022 at 9am
Interview Date: To be confirmed.

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