Published
November 11, 2022
Location
Category
Job Type
Short Summary
Ebbsfleet Academy are seeking to recruit a suitably experienced Science Technician
Salary
Actual salary £17,714 per annum (£20,595 full time equivalent)
Working Pattern
Full-time or part-time
Closing Date
December 05, 2022

Description

Ebbsfleet Academy are seeking to recruit a suitably experienced Science Technician to join a well-motivated and successful team within the science department, ideal for someone looking for a term-time position with plenty of scope for development. We require applicants to have a minimum qualification of an A Level in Science or equivalent, and/or appropriate industry experience. The science department at Ebbsfleet Academy is highly successful, experienced, and collaborative in their approach to work - a fantastic environment for a more junior technician through to a highly experienced technician keen to be part of a fantastic team.

Our successful candidate will be responsible for co-ordinating the use and maintenance of practical resources and facilities and provide assistance and advice in the practical needs of the science curriculum. You will prepare solutions and assemble apparatus in order to ensure that the correct resources are available for practical lessons and also, deliver equipment to classes and collect, check and return equipment to the stores to ensure that it is safely, securely and appropriately stored.

This is a stand-alone position, so it would be beneficial for the appointed candidate to have previous experience working both independently and as part of a larger team. Being highly ambitious and having the ability to use your initiative to get tasks done is a necessity in this role!

This is a permanent role offering an actual salary of £17,714 per annum (£20,595 full-time equivalent) based on 37 hours per week, Term Time + 1 week of inset. ​​​​​​​Please note, we can also offer this as a flexible, part-time position for the right candidate and the actual salary will be dependent on the hours worked.​​​​​​​

Do you know a great Science Technician who would like to hear about opportunities with Leigh Academies Trust? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £100 as a 'thank you'.

Working with us: ​​​​​Ebbsfleet Academy is a dynamic and successful 11-18 Academy serving the local community. We have students of all abilities and from a wide variety of backgrounds, all of whom contribute to the richness of our school population.

At Ebbsfleet Academy our aim is to get the best out of every student; excellence in teaching and learning is therefore at the heart of our work. Our vision is based on three core values: ‘Be Ready, Work Hard, Be Nice’. In working towards instilling these values in our students, we strive to provide a safe, healthy and stimulating environment for all. Our curriculum is based around the needs of our students and consists of a rich blend of academic and vocational qualifications, all supported by fantastic learning resources including outstanding sports facilities, as well as modern, generously equipped classrooms, workshops and laboratories. All areas are served by excellent ICT facilities. Working together, in partnership with all stakeholders but especially parents and carers, we are creating a dynamic and innovative learning institution.

Our ambition is to ensure that all of our students achieve their potential, develop as courteous, confident and capable young people and leave with an education that has fully equipped them to go on to university or the career of their choice. Ebbsfleet Academy is proud to be a community school. As such we can cater specifically for the learning styles and social needs of our learners. Our curriculum allows students to develop socially, behaviourally and academically at their own pace and in their own unique ways. This reflects positively in our results.

Exam results are only one measure of success. We foster students’ wider interests and skills through a varied programme of extracurricular activities and student leadership opportunities, all of which are essential to nurturing potential outside the classroom. We have high expectations of everyone in our school. Our provision includes extension for the most able, as well as targeted support and intervention, to ensure all students achieve to the best of their ability and that they leave Ebbsfleet Academy equipped with the skills needed to excel in today’s world. By working in partnership with all stakeholders, especially parents and carers, we have created a dynamic and innovative learning environment.

As a proud member of Leigh Academies Trust, our leaders also benefit from wider collaboration across a community of highly successful leaders, with continued investment in staff a core value of the Trust and our academy.

​​​​​​​Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

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