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Science Technician

Location
Oakwood Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8AE
School
St Augustine Academy
Hours
Full Time
Salary
WAT Support Grade D £16,867 - £17,899(actual)
Posted
10th November 2021
Start Date
4th January 2022
Expires
9th December 2021 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Permanent
Job ID
1188761
Start date
4th January 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1188761

As a Science Technician you will work in the Science Department. The core function of the role is to provide technical support to the work of the teachers in the Science Department.

A key factor in the success of any Science Department, Science Technicians enable the smooth running of the department by ensuring that apparatus is operating properly and safely for the use in practical Science lessons.

Specific tasks will vary according to the term, however typical duties include:

• Carrying out risk assessments for practical and technical activities

• Preparing necessary solutions and equipment for practical experiments

• Maintaining, repairing and taking inventory of apparatus

• Liaising with staff over equipment and safety issues

• Running trials of experiments and demonstrations

• Supporting the overall work of the Science Department

• Carrying out administrative tasks to support teachers.

You will need: 5 GCSEs at A*-C or equivalent, including English and Maths,

Some previous relevant experience of working in a similar role

Some experience of health and safety in the work place and ideally good scientific knowledge.

Interviews to be held shortly after the closing date.

WAT Support Grade D £16,867 - £17,899 (full time equivalent £19,698 - £20,903)

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Safeguarding Statement:

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts will be subject to satisfactory references and successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.
St Augustine Academy

St Augustine Academy

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