The College is seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic Biology Technician. The Science area forms one of the College’s largest and most successful departments. The area offers A levels in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Electronics and Computer Science, as well as Vocational Science courses and a range of enriching extra-curricular opportunities.
The Science department is based in modern purpose-built accommodation. There are eleven laboratories, three specifically designated for Biology teaching; the others distributed between the remaining courses. There are also several ancillary rooms; each has an attractive outlook. There are currently three Science Technicians, each with a prep-room specifically designed for the subject area they support.
The successful candidate will provide essential support to teachers of A level Biology and Vocational Science and will be organised, proactive, practical, flexible, resourceful and able to work to tight deadlines. An ability to work individually and independently is important, as is the ability to consistently show attention to detail. Previous experience in a laboratory environment is essential, as is a sound knowledge of health and safety issues. An interest in science is also essential and a relevant qualification in a science based subject is desirable.
Salary is paid at a full-time equivalent point 24 of the Sixth Form Colleges Support Staff pay scale, currently £20,070 per annum, this figure will be prorated to working hours and weeks worked.
Purpose of the job: To support and assist in the work of the Department
- Maintaining a safe and well-ordered prep-room
- Well supported staff and students
- High quality provision in the Science Department
Reporting to: Director of Learning for Science & Computing
Closing Date:- Sunday 9th February 2020
Interview Date:- Thursday 13 February 2020