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Science Technician - Term Time

St Simon Stock Catholic School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5432-69S
  • Posted:16/11/2022
  • Pay:KR4 (£19,389-£20,493) – KR5 (£20,595-21,693)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:28/11/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week of 28 November 2022

Advert

We are looking to appoint a Science Technician as soon as possible. This is a fantastic opportunity for a conscientious, reliable and enthusiastic person to join our vibrant, passionate and thriving Science Team. The successful candidate's role will be to work with our Science Department to provide technical support for practical lessons, ensuring that resources and equipment and areas in Science are suitably maintained and fit for purpose. They will support the learning and teaching activities working closely with staff and pupils. This is a term time only position [35 hours per week, term time (38 weeks per year)]. Flexibility around the office hours is possible for the right candidate.

Previous experience of working in a school environment would be an advantage, although not essential for an outstanding candidate.

The Role:

  • Preparing materials for lessons
  • Set up and distribute materials during lessons
  • Safety checks in the laboratories at the end of each day
  • General administration and support for the teachers.

Our Offer: We create an environment where our staff can thrive and enjoy the work that they do which enables our young people to flourish, gain confidence, achieve and be happy. We have a reputation for being a very caring environment and we have a great record for investing in staff training and development.

Information about the school

St Simon Stock Catholic School is a Catholic secondary school located in Maidstone, Kent and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership (KCSP). This multi-academy trust (MAT), established by the Archdiocese of Southwark for Catholic education across Kent, currently comprises of 25 academies (20 primary and 5 secondary schools).

St Simon Stock is an over-subscribed, co-educational, high achieving school with a long tradition of academic success. We have over 1100 students on roll, including over 200 in Sixth Form and a staff of almost 100.

We value all our students equally and welcome the wide variety of cultures and experiences they bring to our school.

By modelling exemplary behaviour towards each other, carrying out service to others in school, at home and in the wider community, students develop a strong work ethic and sense of personal achievement helping them to take their place in the wider world.

We are rated by Ofsted as a Good Provider and in our last denominational inspection we were graded as Outstanding.

All applicants need to have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for these roles.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Susan Smith - HR Hub
  • Address:Oakwood Park, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0JP
  • Telephone: 01622 754551 x 1148
  • Email: hr@ssscs.co.uk

Fax: (01622) 691439

Documents

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.