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Science Technician

Avanti Fields SchoolLeicester

We are looking to appoint a hard-working, well organised and dedicated Science Technician to join our current team in facilitating the delivery of all aspects of the science curriculum.  You will be working as part of an established team who are passionate about providing the very best experience for our students. 

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, exceptional individual to take on the role of Science Technician who possesses the following: 

• Has a good knowledge of scientific principles in all disciplines of science; 

• Has the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;

• Strong organisational skills and an ability to work on your own initiative;  

• Has the ability to work creatively as an individual and as part of a team;

• Has experience and an excellent track record in the field of health and safety in a support role;

• Is confident and competent in using computers;

• Is able to cope with periods of pressure and prioritise workload accordingly so that deadlines are met.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake relevant safety and/or skills training as required to fulfil the job requirements.

Avanti Fields School is a new all-through school which welcomed the first intake of Year 7 students in September 2018. The school is rapidly expanding and will grow year by year to a full cohort of 1,320. This is an exciting time to join the school as it continues its journey to outstanding. 

Avanti Fields is a Hindu-designated faith school, part of the growing family of Avanti schools. However, staff and students at Avanti Fields School do not originate from any specific faith background. Applications are welcome from practitioners of any faith and from those of none; they will, however, be expected to be in full sympathy with the unique ethos and vision of the School.

The staff team is passionate about our school and are relentlessly focused on improving the achievement and opportunities for all our students. All staff that work at the school will need to subscribe to our ethos and values and seek to improve and develop their own practice and performance for the benefit of our students. This is a unique opportunity to help develop a new and innovative school which is driven by three key elements for both students and staff:

• Educational excellence

• Character formation

• Spiritual insight

As a genuine all-through school, we are in the position to make a long term, lasting and positive impact on our students’ lives.  The behaviour of learners in our schools is excellent and our parents, carers and students are highly aspirational.

We believe in high expectations, challenge and support to enable our students to understand and develop into the best version of themselves. Through coaching and time allocated to professional development, we support our staff to excel in creating a highly successful learning environment for our students and we are an ambitious team who strive to ensure that all students enjoy learning and surpass expectations.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. 

The deadline for applications is: 12 noon, Wednesday, 26th May 2021.

Interviews will take on place on 8th June 2021.

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