Technical Support Facilitator (Chemistry), Exeter

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Exeter CollegeExeter

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,446 - £20,641
Contract term: Permanent

We have an opportunity to join the Faculty of Maths and Science to work as a science technician with a chemistry specialism, alongside technicians for Biology and Physics. The Faculty was awarded Grade 1 in the Ofsted inspection in 2014. We deliver a range of Maths and Science courses at Levels two and three, with excellent progress and success rates. As well as supporting the chemistry team in particular you will also work as a team of technicians to support other sciences within the faculty including geology and environmental science. 

The technician team is experienced and supportive and the chemistry team have a strong commitment to sharing ideas and resources. You will be directly supporting teaching staff and also have the opportunity to support and demonstrate practical techniques to students where appropriate. You will also work closely with the faculty coordinator, ordering chemicals, equipment and other resources. The Faculty is based in the new purpose-built Maths and Science Centre including three large chemistry labs, a preparation room and a chemical store, arranged over the top floor of the building. 

You will be an effective communicator and team member with the IT skills to support your work, as well as having the technical background for the role as described in the Job Description. We are looking for a motivated worker with initiative and a strong desire to work in an educational setting; supporting teaching staff to enable learners to develop the skills required for their chosen progression routes. Future opportunities such as mentoring an apprentice may be available to a suitable candidate. 

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS. 

We do not accept CVs, no agencies please. 

Exeter College is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability or sexuality. 

We welcome applications for employment from the whole community. 

To apply for this post please visit our website at 

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 10 January 2018. 

Provisional Interview Date: Tuesday 23 January 2018.

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More about Exeter College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Hele Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4JS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1392 400500
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Exeter College is a further education institution in the city of Exeter, Devon, catering for between 10,000 and 12,000 students.  More than 40 AS and A2 subjects are available to 16-18s, alongside the International Baccalaureate and more than 90...