About the role: 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 permanent role offering an actual salary of £16,968 (£19,723 full time equivalent) based on 37 hours per week, Term Time + 1 week of inset.
About Ebbsfleet Academy: We are 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.
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
We are extremely proud of our record to date, of our constantly improving results and of our 'Good' Ofsted outcome (October 2019). We have a clear commitment to the highest of expectations and achievement for all, with an excellent team of committed staff and outstanding facilities.
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.
Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West 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.