Science Technician, Cambridgeshire

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Stephen Perse Foundation Senior SchoolCambridgeshire

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Start date: April 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: The Stephen Perse Foundation has its own competitive salary scale
Contract term: Permanent

We are the Stephen Perse Foundation. Extraordinary things happen here every day.

So you think you may be interested in joining the Stephen Perse Foundation (SPF) community of schools? Located in Cambridge, Madingley and Saffron Walden, our schools strive to offer an education which is more than just the delivery of the curriculum and qualifications; learning in a Stephen Perse school is about learning for and about life in readiness for the world beyond.

As Principal of the Foundation, I look to recruit colleagues who are passionate about learning; share in our commitment to educating ethical young people; and understand the critical importance of supporting the emotional and mental wellbeing of all our learners. If you would like a flavour of what this means in practice, please read my most recent blog .

Ms T Kelleher

Responsible to: Director of Science, reporting on a day to day basis to the Senior Technician

Location: Senior School/Sixth Form

Role description: To support the preparation and maintenance of materials for students of Science throughout the Foundation.

Main Responsibilities to include:

  • Maintain the safety standards of practical resources; note and rectify equipment faults, chemical spills and other hazards
  • Prepare and set up equipment and materials for lessons and events including data-logging and digital equipment
  • Organisation and management of practical resources
  • Development of practical resources and facilities

Hours of work

Term time only (35.8 weeks including 4 INSET days), 37.5 hours per week, working Monday to Friday from 08.30-16.30; hours open to negotiation.

Application process

Please apply directly through our online recruitment portal by clicking the Apply button below.

We are unable to accept CVs as a method of application.

The Stephen Perse Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job location

More about Stephen Perse Foundation Senior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Union Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1HF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 454700
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