• joannejackowiak

Science Technician, 37 hrs per week, Term time + 15 days, Actual Salary Range £17,232 to £18,286 pa

Permanent, also open to Part-Time/Job Share

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 fantastically resourced science department, covering 14 laboratories catering from Year 7 right through to Year 13. The role will involve supporting the team in the setting up and dismantling of equipment, preparing for practical experiments, ordering stocks and supplies and maintaining our databases. There will also be the opportunity to get involved in the wider school such as supporting with transition work and open evenings.

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.

On the job training will be given as well as support to attend professionally run courses as and when available.

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.

  • Salary sacrifice schemes including childcare vouchers, bike to work and car leasing schemes

  • Free access to our on site gym facilities

  • Free on site parking with easy commuting both the A1 and A19, and good public transport links.

Click here to download Candidate Information Pack

How to Apply: You can apply through the TES website by clicking on the Quick Apply link. Alternatively, you can download and application form by clicking this link:

Application Form

and returning your completed form to human.resources@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk.

Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 18 May 2022

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

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