Technician (Science)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
27/09/2021 12:00
£19,312 - £20,493 per annum pro rata (Actual £16,935 to £17,970 pa)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3RU
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
27 Sep
Further Information

This school has Academy status and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees.

Kenton School - all different all equal
Drayton Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 3RU.

37 hours per week, term time only plus 5 training days and 5 additional days.

Kenton School is a vibrant and inclusive secondary school at the heart of the community in which we serve. With just over 1800 students, we are amongst the largest schools in the North East. At Kenton we are passionate about providing the very best education possible for young people in our city, our region and nationally and our strong and committed team share our vision of ensuring all our students not only reach their potential but that they are confident, happy and resilient students who treat each other with compassion and respect.
We are seeking a technician to work in our science department, supporting the team in the setting up and dismantling of equipment, ordering stocks and supplies and maintaining our databases.
Working as part of a team of three in a large Science department, this is an ideal opportunity either for candidates with previous experience as a technician either in a school or industry, or those with a relevant science qualification or interest in Science who wish to start a career in this area.
If you have the commitment, skills and attributes to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you. In return we offer fantastic developmental possibilities due to our size, facilities and a forward thinking management and staff working together to offer the best available chances for our students.

Working in a school setting, the postholder is required to promote the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people that they come in contact with, be aware of schools policies and other guidance on safeguarding and wellbeing of children and young people and take appropriate action when required. This post does involve engaging in regulated activity as defined in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 and is except from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended 1975, 2013 and 2020).

How to Apply: If you feel you have the experience, skills and attributes to succeed as part of our team, please download an application form from our website www.kenton.newcastle.sch.uk and return it to human.resources@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk or, complete the online form via www.tes.com/jobs/ selecting ‘Quick Apply’.

Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 27 September 2021

Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers in our schools to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families.