Science Technician

The Stockwood Park Academy

  • NJC L3 6-8 £23,893 to £24,702 FTE Pro Rata £20,676 to £21,376
  • Luton / South East
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Science Technician

The Stockwood Park Academy are currently recruiting for a Science Technician to join our innovative Science Department.

Science is a subject where you can really captivate students’ attention with various exciting experiments and interactive lessons. We have fantastic facilities dedicated to Science with modern, fully equipped labs and we are looking to appoint someone who will ensure the provision of high quality and timely services to support the delivery of the science curriculum across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.

At The Stockwood Park Academy, we offer a school that will genuinely invest, support and develop you to become an outstanding practitioner and enable you to keep climbing the career ladder.  If you are ambitious about excelling in your career and taking on additional responsibilities, we will give you the opportunities that you crave.

 

Key Duties

·       Provide and prepare all equipment, chemicals and specimens for practical sessions and examinations.

·       Advise and support teaching staff in the safe and proper use of equipment and contribute to demonstrations as required.

·       Under the direction of the Senior Technician, carry out minor repairs to equipment.

·       Contribute to the maintenance of the laboratories and equipment in a clean, safe and tidy condition at all times

 

The successful candidate will have

·       Some experience in the care and/or education of children. Experience preferred but training can be provided for right person if they do not have relevant experience.

·       Great team-working skills

·       Excellent communication skills

·       Willing attitude

·       Enthusiastic

·       Hard-working

·       Team player

 

 

Job specifics

Start date:    Asap or September 2024

Salary:            NJC L3 pt.6-8 £23,893 to £24,702 FTE Pro Rata £20,676 to £21,376

Contract:      Full time, permanent, term time + 5 inset days, 37hrs per week,

                           Monday – Thursday 8am to 4pm, Friday 8am to 3.30pm

 

 The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date.

 

The Shared Learning Trust – Staff Benefits

 

We offer a fantastic range of benefits across our trust, supporting our staff in a variety of ways. From an extensive Wellbeing package to an onsite car wash, you can be reassured that we have your best interests at heart.

Perkbox and Perkbox Medical

NPQ’s Teacher Development Trust and training courses with The National College

Staff social events, including 5 a-side football and BBQs

Reduced gym membership rates and free on-site gym

Staff recognition with reward shopping vouchers

On-site Indian head or shoulder massage

Online delivery drop off service, including Amazon

Free eye test vouchers

Support for all staff with an experienced licensed counsellor

Free tea and coffee plus a reusable bamboo coffee cup for new starters

Free onsite car parking at all academies

Cycle to work scheme

Enhanced pension employers’ contribution and death in service payment

Refer a friend £500 bonus scheme

 

 

Safeguarding

We believe in the safeguarding and welfare of children and expect all staff to share this view’.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

The Department for Education (DfE) has set out statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ for schools and colleges on safeguarding.

Safeguarding is defined in paragraph 4 as:

“Protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.”

The definition of ‘children’ includes everyone under the age of 18.

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