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Science Technician - Term Time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-610S
  • Posted:12/08/2019
  • Pay:NJC
  • Start Date:September/October
  • App Close Date:26/08/2019 at 23:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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A unique and exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in developing the future.

37 hours per week, term time plus 5 days in the school holidays

£15505-15815 (pro-rata from £18065-£18426)

 

Use your inspiration and enthusiasm for your love of science to work as a technician supporting the work of science teachers.

You will be providing technical support and preparing for practical lessons, ensuring that equipment is available and functioning properly, mindful of health and safety.  Working as part of an energetic and well established team, we need you to be flexible and able take direction as well as being able to work on your own initiative.  Experience and/or knowledge of Biology, Chemistry or Physics would be an advantage but is not essential.  A good level of organisation and ability to time manage are important.

In return, you will enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent, discounts and offers with Kent Rewards and ongoing training and support to help you excel and develop your career.

More information on our successful school can be accessed on www.homewood-school.co.uk.  

An application form can be downloaded from our website or please apply to Karen Nicholls, Human Resources at vacancies@homewood.kent.sch.uk for an application form to be sent to you.

Applications will be reviewed as received, so you may hear from us before the closing date which is 19th August 2019.

Information about the school

Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2100 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of College provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their College, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of College. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01580764188

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