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Science Technician - Term Time - Special Needs Position

West Heath School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-6079-109S
  • Posted:14/01/2022
  • Pay:£17,481 (actual salary)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:31/01/2022 at 13:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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  • £17,481 per annum (actual salary)
  • 8.30am-3.30pm Monday-Friday (Term Time only- 39 weeks)

 

We require a dynamic, motivated, and well-organised individual who has the ability and skills to successfully work as a laboratory technician as part of our friendly Science team.

As Science Technician you would be supporting both students and teaching staff to ensure that equipment and experiments are ready to support scientific learning for a wide range of students.  Responsibilities will include preparing practical lessons, managing scientific equipment, organising and ordering stock and supporting students within lessons.

All of our learners have EHCP’s and as a school we are proud to promote the development of life skills and social development as equal to academic achievement.  West Heath School works towards the end goal of helping students re-integrate into mainstream learning and preparation for adulthood.

Key Requirements

  • Full driving licence and use of own vehicle
  • Experience of working in schools (preferably SEMH)
  • Technician experience
  • An understanding of COSHH regulations with reference to school laboratory and equipment
  • Passion for science, with excellent subject knowledge
  • Fresh ideas and a good insight into how to support teachers
  • Proactive, creative and innovative
  • Emotionally robust and resilient
  • Flexible, engaging and adaptable                                    

Benefits

  • Free lunch and refreshments as well as free parking onsite
  • Regular mentoring and coaching
  • Regular training from internal and external experts
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounted venue hire for parties/weddings

 

Application Form, Job Descriptions and further details are on our website www.westheathschool.com or contact whs.hr@westheathschool.com for further information.

Working at West Heath School involves close and unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups including children and as such is a regulated activity.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post (including an Enhanced DBS check)

Information about the school

WEST HEATH SCHOOL

Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1SR

“Rebuilding lives through education”

OFSTED outstanding November 2019

West Heath School is an Independent SEN residential school with charity status. We provide a therapeutically informed learning environment for children aged 10-19 who have suffered some form of trauma and are unable to access main stream education. We believe in “rebuilding lives through education”, developing life skills and encouraging students to enjoy social activities .

“A fun place to work where social development is valued as much as education”

“The support you receive from the moment you arrive at West Heath School is excellent…”

“Two days are never the same at West Heath School and this certainly keeps you on your toes!”

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Becky Finch
  • Address:West Heath , Ashgrove Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1SR
  • Telephone: 01732 460 553
  • Email: whs.hr@westheathschool.com

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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).