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Science Technician - Part-time

St Gregory's Catholic School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-5435-140S
  • Posted:06/06/2023
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:26/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:tbc

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Science Technician - 30 hours - 38 weeks plus 5 INSET days

KR5 (£21,029.27 - £21,693 FTE) pro rata £14,731 - £15,196

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 as a Science Technician. 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.  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

Benefits of working at St Gregory’s Catholic School

  • A supportive and caring working environment for staff and students
  • Training opportunities are provided for all staff
  • Access to our Fitness Suite
  • Kent Rewards Scheme
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme which offers counselling, financial guidance, legal enquiries with access to online health and wellbeing resources

St Gregory's is an 'Outstanding' Catholic academy (Ofsted October 2013) of circa 1370 pupils from 11-19. Founded in 1966, it has a strong family ethos based on Christian values which helps the young people in our care to succeed, not just academically but as well-balanced individuals.

You are welcome to contact HR at HR@sgschool.org.uk if you would like to visit the school before submitting an application.

For ease of applying, we are happy to accept applications directly via Kent Teach APPLY NOW LINK.

Should you be shortlisted for interview, additional information may be requested at that time.

Closing date for applications: Monday 26 June 2023 at 12pm noon

Start date: ASAP

This vacancy may close on or before the specified closing date depending on the volume of suitable applicants. If you are unsuccessful, we will contact you accordingly.

Safer Recruitment 

St Gregory’s Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the school

St Gregory’s is a mixed Catholic Secondary School, ages 11-18 with approximately 1370 students on roll. St Gregory’s is an Outstanding School (Ofsted 2013) which aims to provide a caring and supportive environment in which each individual can flourish.

We firmly believe that there is no ceiling on achievement and that in each student there is the potential to succeed. St Gregory’s is a place where young people are able to learn and enjoy school, developing their talents to the full. Aspirational targets are embraced by the whole school to ensure attainment and progress is consistently outstanding.

The school is in a rural setting on the outskirts of Tunbridge Wells and within easy distance of a main line station. London and the South Coast are easily accessible.

All applicants need to have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role.

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.

Candidates will be subject to an online search if shortlisted. The search will not form part of the shortlisting process itself and shortlisted candidates will have the chance to address any issues of concern that come up during the search at interview.

St Gregory’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Teresa Chun - HR Hub
  • Address:Reynolds Lane, Tunbridge Wells , Kent, TN4 9XL
  • Telephone: 01892 240367
  • Email: hr@sgschool.org.uk

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 Education.