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Science Technician - Part-time

Goodwin Academy, Deal

  • Ref:KCC886-4023-340S
  • Posted:19/05/2023
  • Pay:Science Technician
  • Start Date:June 2023
  • App Close Date:04/06/2023 at 23:15
  • Interviews:TBC


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Science Technician

Salary: TSAT Pay Group 4 £18,333 - £21,506 for hours and weeks stated (FTE £25743- £30198)

Contract: Permanent.  30 hours per week, 39 weeks (Term Time plus 5 days)


We have an exciting opportunity for a Science Technician to join the Science team at Goodwin Academy.  The successful candidate will provide general, practical support in science laboratories, including setting up and monitoring systems in the management and control of practical resources.  They will ensure the Science area meets Health and Safety requirements, and will undertake training to remain aware of current H&S developments within the Science arena.

The successful candidate will assist in practical classes, carrying out demonstrations, preparing resources and assembling apparatus as required.   They will assist in managing the day-to-day running of workshops and will prepare equipment and materials for lessons/examinations /controlled assessments in safe, clean working conditions, for use by teachers and students.  Provide practical support for students in science lessons.  They will also conduct risk assessments for technician activities, give technical advice to teachers and pupils, lead on stock control, ordering, etc and participate in extended services, after school clubs as required.


What we can offer you: 

  • Excellent CPD opportunities across the Trust, wherever you are in your career. 
  • Focus on staff wellbeing, including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, free flu vaccination and eye care vouchers.  
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy and Rochester Grammar School
  • Free parking in our secure staff car park
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • TSTARS Staff Recognition Programme, including seasonal rewards for all staff.  
  • Refer a Friend Scheme. 


Next Steps

If you are interested in working in our school, benefitting from a supportive network of staff across our Trust we would encourage you to apply.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

If you experience any issues in applying for this role via our careers site please click here to submit an application via Microsoft Form

Visits to our schools are encouraged. To arrange a visit please contact Geraldine Baird (Geraldine.Baird@goodwinacademy.tsat.uk)

If this position  is not quite right for you, but you would be interested for any other positions within our Trust please click here to join our Talent Pool. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process, please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk 


Information about the school

We are passionate about nurturing our students to become confident, well-rounded and contented individuals who are equipped and ready to be successful for the world of work and the challenges of the 21st Century. We are committed to helping them to aspire to develop their academic and life skills which we deliver through our BEST Agenda – ‘Be Your Best

B = Brilliance, where students will be supported to be brilliant in everything that they do

E = Enrichment, where students will encounter a variety of educational opportunities outside of the classroom.

S = Society, where students will be encouraged to develop as responsible, active and informed world citizens, demonstrating mutual respect, empathy and community spirit.

T = Thinking, where students will join a global community of thinkers

Job Contact Information


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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.