Science Technician, Thetford

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The Thetford AcademyThetford
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Start date: November 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,089 - £17,524 pa (£18,870 - £20,541 full time equivalent)
Contract term: Permanent

Term time + 1 week

Starting November 2018

Thetford Academy is looking for an enthusiastic, organised, and reliable science technician with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. If you are enthusiastic about science and enjoy inspiring others, this is a great opportunity to use your experience and develop your skills within a friendly team. 

As well as providing general laboratory support to the science department, you will assist in practical science lessons and must therefore be able to relate well to both staff and students. You will be well-organised and a team player with the ability to work independently, taking responsibility for managing routine safety and maintenance checks. The role involves working with a wide range of equipment, materials, and resources so a good knowledge of health and safety and CLEAPSS is desirable.

Relevant experience within a secondary school setting is desirable although appropriate training will be provided. If you think that you have the skills and attributes for this exciting role we would be pleased to hear from you. 

We are committed to offering excellent professional opportunities and learning opportunities for our staff, through careful support and personalised CPD. We offer a structured and specific induction programme.

To apply for this role please click the button on this page to complete the online application form.

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Closing date for applications: Thursday, November 15 2018

Interview date: w/c November 19 2018

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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