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Science Technician

Linton Village CollegeCambridgeshire

Main Scale 3 / Point 5-6 (£19,312 – £19,698) FTE 


Required as soon as possible, we are looking for a hard working, enthusiastic and enjoy working in a highly successful team worker within the team, the post involves the preparation of practical scientific activities, maintenance of scientific apparatus and contributing to the upkeep and organisation of resources. As well as having an interest in science, the successful candidate will be well-organised with the ability to prioritise their workload and a can-do approach. Previous experience in a laboratory and/or educational context is desirable. 


The post is for 22.5 hours per week, term time only (38 weeks). Salary Scale 3, point 5 -6 (£19,312 - £19,698 FTE) Normal working hours are 8.00am to 4pm with 1/2hr unpaid break each day. Hours are negotiable dependant on school timetable and availability of the most suitable candidate.


Linton Village College is a high-achieving comprehensive 11-16 school at the heart of its local community. Ensuring a high-quality education for all of our students on a daily basis is our core priority. This is underpinned by a culture in which strong relationships, effective pastoral care and personal development opportunities are of paramount importance. We are committed to offering enriching learning experiences and we strive for educational excellence. We have very high expectations and provide a nurturing, friendly and supportive environment in which everyone can thrive and achieve.

  

We support colleagues’ professional learning in national programmes as well as through a broad in-school and Trust-wide training offer. We also enjoy strong links with primary partner schools, sixth form colleges and the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge. 


We would welcome applications from teachers that could also contribute to teaching Design and Technology at Key Stage 3 and/or 4.


There is some flexibility as to total hours and when those hours can be worked, to suit the right candidate.  The job is interesting and varied and involves supporting the science teaching staff by preparing and maintaining equipment for practical science lessons.


To find out more about this vacancy, please download an application form and information pack from our website at www.lvc.org. We welcome contact from interested candidates to discuss the role. Please contact humanresources@lvc.org to make an appointment. Applications must be submitted on the College’s application form; CVs will not be accepted. Requests for flexibility in working arrangements/patterns will be considered.


Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Monday 6 December, 2021.


Anglian Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks. Therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. The College welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation. 

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