Lead Senior Science Technician, Surrey

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Howard of Effingham SchoolSurrey
Date posted:
Start date: tba
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,084 pa - £25,622pa pro rata (£24,642 - £28,590pa FTE) plus excellent benefits package
Contract term: Permanent

The Howard of Effingham School has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Senior Science Technician.  

Working Pattern: Monday to Thursday 8.15am to 4.00pm , Friday 8.15am to 3.45pm (30 minute unpaid lunch break)

The post holder will lead the Senior Science Technicians and Science Technicians in supporting the teaching of science by ensuring the delivery of high quality laboratory services. Main duties will include: allocation of tasks to the technicians in the department; advising the Head of Faculty of necessary purchase and expenditure and supervising and coordinating the ordering process. 

The successful applicant will be educated to A level, HNC or equivalent or able to evidence ability an equivalent level.  Previous work experience in a relevant environment is a must, together with experience of staff supervision.  Knowledge of the technical area is essential, including practical skills.

Good written and oral communication skills are key, with the ability to build sound relationships with others. The postholder must be competent in a range of IT Tools, have a high level of analytical and organisation skills and be able to prioritise and plan their own workload in the context of conflicting priorities.

The postholder must be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences and be able to follow strict Health and Safety regulations.

THPT can offer: 

  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation
  • Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards

Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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