Lead Science Technician, Kent

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Trinity School SevenoaksKent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Actual salary £16,740 pa - £21,146 pa (FTE £19,000 - £24,000 pa)
Contract term: Permanent

37.5 hours per week, 41 weeks pa (term time plus insets)

An opportunity has arisen for a flexible, highly effective, organised, efficient and experienced Lead Science Technician to join Trinity School. 

Why work for Trinity School Sevenoaks?:

· We are a Christian school with a strong vision, values and leadership

· We strive to place staff and students at the centre of everything we do

· We are confident you will enjoy coming to work each day

· There is a real unity across the school and at every level 

· You will be joining a school where your efforts will not go unnoticed 

· There is ample on-site staff parking

· Good travel links to London (35 mins by train), M25 (10 mins) and we are located in the heart of rural Sevenoaks

The Science department at Trinity School are highly experienced with a keen drive to put practicals at the forefront of their teaching. We currently employ 6 Science teachers and have fully resourced new laboratories built to high specification.

The successful candidate will be an individual who has experience in coordinating the use and maintenance of practical science resources and facilities as well as providing assistance and advice in meeting the practical needs of the science curriculum.

You will be responsible for line managing one technician and carrying out maintenance checks, arranging for repairs as necessary, coordinating and organising the inventory of equipment and stock control and undertaking stock checks. Candidates need to be adapt at liaising with equipment providers to ensure good quality provision, as well as academic staff to discuss timetables, equipment requirements and work plans.

Previous experience in a Science Technician role in a school environment is essential. A positive attitude and calm manner with the ability to organise, prioritise and deal with a demanding workload is vital. You will be an excellent communicator, able to lead and manage a team and have a professional approach.

Candidates will be a confident and competent user of ICT.

We are a Christian school through and through and are very keen to uphold this important and foundational element at Trinity.  You do not have to be a practising Christian to join us but must be sympathetic to our Christian values. 

We highly recommend you come and visit us to experience what others so readily affirm that Trinity is truly a unique place, with a calm and caring atmosphere. 

To apply please use the Apply now or use the form on the school’s website www.trinitysevenoaks.org.uk and send to hr@trinitysevenoaks.com

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. The successful applicant will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure and checks regarding proof of ID, medical clearance and the right to work in the UK.

Closing Date:  Wednesday 18th April 2018

We strongly encourage applicants to visit the school to see our wonderful surroundings and experience the culture for yourself. 

If you would like any further information or an informal discussion please contact Karen Partridge, School Business Manager or Fiona Smith, HR & Business Development Officer on 01732 469111 or email hr@trinitysevenoaks.com 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Seal Hollow Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 3SL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 469111
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Trinity is a growing, non-denominational Christian free school based in Sevenoaks, Kent. We are a single academy trust which operates under the sponsorship of 30 local churches in the Sevenoaks area. Trinity was founded in 2013 by a committed group o...