Senior Science Technician

Alec Hunter Academy, Braintree

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Job Ref No. ECC4010-92 Position Type: Technicians Pay Range: Actual Salary £18,236.50 - £19,353.32
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Week commencing Monday 23th May 2022  

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37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (i.e. term time plus 2 weeks)

Required for immediate start

NOR: 990

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Science Technician to oversee the general management of the science preparation areas and to provide a comprehensive support service to staff and students undertaking the science curriculum. You will be joining a fully-staffed, innovative and constantly improving science department which has secured huge rises in student achievement over the past few years.

The Senior Science Technician will purchase resources, ensure their availability to staff, and lead our experienced and hardworking team of Science Technicians in preparing materials for classes, setting up practicals and supporting lessons. It is expected that successful applicants will be proactive, self-directing and able to work under their own initiative, as well as having sound ICT skills. You will be required to achieve complete familiarity with the Science Department's health and safety procedures and will be responsible for keeping up to date with any changes to these procedures in order to produce risk assessments for the department.

As a school that values staff and their development, there will also be an opportunity to be involved in the varied extra-curricular activities that we provide for students, such as our many STEM initiatives and Science experiences.

Alec Hunter Academy is a mixed, oversubscribed 11-16 comprehensive school, graded 'good' by Ofsted in 2017, with an established reputation as a warm and welcoming community. As a member of the Saffron Academy Trust, we work in close partnership with a small family of schools in north-west Essex, including Saffron Walden County High, one of the highest performing schools in the county. Numerous opportunities for professional development exist through this partnership and our membership of several local networks.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service check at enhanced level will be required for this post. If you would like to visit the school prior to making an application, please do not hesitate to contact us toarrange this.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Trevor Lawn
Stubbs Lane, Braintree
Essex, CM7 3NR
Telephone: 01376 559334

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