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Lead Technician – Science Specialist Astley Community High School and Whytrig Middle School

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 08/12/2016 12:00
£18,023 - £19,766
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Astley Community High School and Whytrig Middle School

Job details 

Closing date:
8 Dec

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

37 hours per week, term-time plus ten days during school holidays
Band 5: £18,023 - £19,766 per annum, pro rata of £20,456 - £22,434 per annum
(pay award pending in April 2017)

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our professional technician team to support and complement the teaching and learning of Science to our pupils aged 9-18 at Astley Community High School and Whytrig Middle School, which share a single site in Seaton Delaval.

Duties will include preparing and maintaining equipment and materials required for demonstrations and practical experiments within the Science Faculty. You will also be responsible for stock control, ordering procedures and assisting students and staff in the classroom, ensuring that high standards of health and safety are achieved. With line management responsibility for two other technicians supporting arts and technology subjects, you will also act as the COSHH Co-ordinator for both schools.

The successful candidate will have at least a Level 3 qualification in a Science-related subject with a strong Biology and Chemistry component and knoweldge of Microbiology and Physics an advantage. You must have good interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly establish and maintain good working relationships with both children and adults. High professional standards and a methodical and organised approach are also essential.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check is required for this post.

Interested in applying? A completed application form and criminal records declaration form must be submitted by 12 noon on Thursday 8 December by e-mail to svfjobs@svlp.org.uk

It is expected that shortlisting will take place on Friday 9 December and interviews will be held on Thursday 15 December.

Further infomation about all of our current vacancies is available at: http://www.astleyhigh.org/aboutus/vacancies

Astley Community High School and Whytrig Middle School
Elsdon Avenue
Seaton Delaval
Tyne and Wear
NE25 0BP
0191 237 1505

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