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Job Ref No. ECC4005-341 Position Type: Technicians Pay Range: MPS Fringe
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 28/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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This is a fantastic opportunity for a suitably skilled and knowledgeable Science Technician to join a well-motivated and successful team within our highly successful Science Department. Applicants should have a minimum qualification of a Science Degree or relevant experience. We would prefer candidates to have excellent Science GCSEs and A-Levels and show aptitude across all three science disciplines.

This role is ideal for those seeking to join a highly successful school and work closely with our superb and highly experienced Lead Science Technician who will line manage you in this role.

The basic working format of this role is full-time, Monday to Friday starting at 8am. It is a term-time position; however, we will discuss some holiday working with the successful candidate. We would also consider a job-share or a part time role for the right colleague. Please contact us to discuss these options further.

Candidates will need to be good at getting along with other people, proactive, organised, tidy and good communicators. The ideal applicants will have a strong track record of being responsible and diligent with an eye for detail.

We have a lot of information about the school on the website, but we are also keen to welcome applicants to come for a tour and a face-to-face meeting with the head of department.

If you would like a conversation about the school or the position, please email us at

We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12 noon, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.

Becket Keys is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The appointee will be committed to our high expectations and core values - we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of their faith or belief. However, we ask for applicants to appreciate and respect the beliefs of others and have strong moral principles.

Staff of the school benefit from priority admission for their children. Our admissions policy effectively guarantees staff a place in the school for their children. With over 800 applications for our 150 places each year, this is a significant perk! In addition, staff will be provided with a comprehensive induction programme, free daily lunch and a car parking space. Childcare vouchers are available, and an excellent neighbouring provision offers discounted rates for staff members.

To Apply

Please complete both our application form and equalities monitoring form and email it with a personal statement to

Becket Keys is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date:

Noon,Friday 28th June2024

Please apply promptly as interviews will be held as soon as possible (including before the closing day if the school decides the field is strong enough).

Information about the School

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Contact Information

Ms. Emer McNeela
Becket Keys Cof E School
Sawyers Hall Lane, Brentwood
Essex, CM15 9DA
Telephone: 01277 286600

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