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Part Time Science Technician - Term Time

The Norton Knatchbull School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-4528-177S
  • Posted:01/12/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 4 - £18,310 pro rata
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:10/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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PART TIME SCIENCE TECHNICIAN

To start as soon as possible

This is a part time fixed term post until 31 August 2022, pending the outcome of the Support Staff Review and would potentially suit a Science graduate looking to build a career in teaching or gain valuable classroom experience before applying for a PGCE or Schools Direct course. Key tasks are to work alongside our existing three technicians to prepare practical lessons and provide continued support to the Science department.

Being adaptable and willing to take on all challenges is essential, as is an interest in all areas of Science. Technical expertise is preferred as a large part of the role involves setting up the equipment and providing the necessary support with the GCSE and A Level ‘Required Practical’ activities.  You would also be flexible, mindful of Health and Safety issues and possess excellent interpersonal skills. A degree of computer literacy is required. In return the school will be able to offer you a supportive and friendly work environment.

Our laboratories are very well equipped with teaching resources and practical equipment. This includes two brand new labs in our recently completed Digital Learning Centre. We currently have large numbers of students studying A Level Sciences; many of whom go onto to study science-based undergraduate courses.

The post is for 18.5 hours per week; between the hours of 8am-4pm; with the potential for flexibility. The role is term time only and is paid on Kent Range 4 £18,310 per annum (pro-rata 0.419FTE). There will be a Support Staff Review carried out this year which this role will fall under the aegis of.

Please visit our website for the job description and an application form.  Send your completed application form to PA to the Headteacher by email to applications@nks.kent.sch.uk quoting post reference: 2122/S8

Deadline for applications: 12noon Friday 10 December 2021.  The selection process will involve an interview, depending on Government guidance in relation to Covid-19 this may be carried out virtually.

NKS is committed to the Continuing Professional Development of all our staff. We support our employees in career development and respect initiative and ambition. As such we are committed to using Performance Management; formal and informal training; coaching and mentoring; and peer support to ensure the progression of our staff. In return we expect commitment and a desire to improve and excel from our colleagues. All new recruits to our team will be further supported by a comprehensive Induction Programme and a Mentor.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Only candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted

Information about the school

The Norton Knatchbull School is a popular and highly regarded selective school for boys aged 11-18 which admits a growing number of girls into its sixth form. Having proudly served the local community of Ashford in Kent since the 17th century, they combine traditional values with a forward-looking and vibrant learning environment where young people are nurtured to become considerate, confident and well-rounded individuals.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01233) 633668

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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).