Lead Science Technician, Hendon, London

Closing date:

Hendon SchoolHendon, London

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,895 - £23,098 (actual salary)
Contract term: Permanent

Start date:         September 2019 

Contract type:      Full Time, 33.5 hours per week, term-time 

Salary:                             SCP 16 – 19, £21,895 – £23,098 (actual salary)    dependent on experience

Contract term:           Permanent

We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Lead Science Technician to join our highly successful Science Faculty that has consistently achieved the very highest outcomes for our students. 

Are you enthusiastic, adaptable and a good team player with a willingness to learn?

The Lead Science Laboratory Technician will provide support for the Science Faculty across the whole school. Science is taught to GCSE and Physics, Chemistry and Biology to AS/A2 level.

Duties will include; the preparation of apparatus, materials and solutions and setting up equipment and apparatus for use in practical classes. You will also be expected to carry out demonstrations and support the teaching staff and other technicians in the Faculty.

The successful candidate will have;

• Technical knowledgeable, be well organised and have excellent administration skills.

• Experience of managing a team, as you will be managing a team of three Science Technicians.

• Knowledge of Health & Safety and COSHH regulations and have a flexible approach to work. 

• Experience of working with children or young people, excellent interpersonal skills and be confident in using computers.

• Good communication, literacy and numeracy skills.

• Appropriate qualifications or an interest in Science (GCSE/A Level or equivalent in Science subject(s) and/or demonstrate an interest in Science.

Hendon School is an ambitious 'Outstanding' School and can offer:

• Excellent resources

• Excellent support and professional development opportunities 

• Hendon School is an Outstanding School, recently identified as one of the top 100 non- selective state funded schools in the country. Students not only achieve outstanding exam results but experience an exceptional community programme. 

Many students have won local and national awards for their achievements and contributions to society.

We value:

· Each person equally as an individual who is entitled to be treated with respect at all times.

· The particular abilities, needs and hopes of all our school

· The social, ethnic and religious diversity of Hendon School.

CVs will not be considered.

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure. 

We can only accept applicants who have the right to work in the UK

Closing Date: 15 July 2019 at midnight

We will be running this as a rolling recruitment and interviewing throughout the process, please submit your application as soon as possible.

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More about Hendon School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Golders Rise, Hendon, London, NW4 2HP, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 208 202 9004
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