Landbased Technician, Penkridge, Staffordshire

Closing date:

South Staffordshire CollegePenkridge, Staffordshire

Date posted:
Start date: Late November/ early December 2017
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17,067-£18,555 per annum, pro-rata for part time, term time only
Contract term: Permanent

Landbased Technician - Part Time, 20.64 hours per week, permanent

Term time only, working 40 weeks per year (0.5 FTE)

Rodbaston campus

£17,067 to £18,555 per annum, pro rata for part time, term time

Job Ref:  HR1617-33

The Landbased team at South Staffordshire College is looking for an energetic and experienced technician to join our forward thinking, supportive and diverse department.  The successful applicant will join a highly professional team working across the Rodbaston campus.

The landbased technician will support teaching and learning within the landbased curriculum.  The role has a largely science based focus and  involves preparing resources, constructing and modifying apparatus and carrying out appropriate safety checks.  Duties also involve the preparation of demonstrations and helping with learner experiments, the maintenance of equipment both within the science labs and other specialist learning areas, cleaning and stock control including stock taking and and re-ordering of equipment and resources.

Good initiative, communication and organisational skills are essential, along with a willing and flexible attitude to work.  The successful applicant will require a Grade C or above in GCSE English and Maths and have good science knowledge.

The ideal candidate will have a genuine passion in and an ability to help develop the landbased resource and to help establish effective  learning opportunities for our college community. 

Closing Date:  Monday 20 November 2017

Interviews to take place week beginning 27 November 2017

Application Process

Please click 'Apply Now' and once fully completed, please submit your application form

South Staffordshire College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.  

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, medical clearance and satisfactory references.  Please be aware successful applicants will be expected to fund their own DBS check, which is currently at £44.00

Job location

More about South Staffordshire College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Address: Rodbaston Campus, Rodbaston, Penkridge, Staffordshire, ST19 5PH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1785 712209
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