Science Technician, Essex

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Philip Morant School And CollegeEssex

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Band 2 to Midpoint
Contract term: Permanent



Pay Range: Local Government Band 2 to midpoint - £15,729 - £16,365 (Point 3 – 5)

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Role

We are seeking an outstanding individual to provide full technician support to the Science teaching staff, particularly in the preparation and cleaning/clearing of lesson materials.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

• Ensure the efficient preparation and organisation of equipment for lessons as requested on the daily ‘Apparatus Request Sheet’ (primarily physics lessons, but also biology and chemistry lessons as necessary) 

• Clean equipment and laboratories after each lesson and any chemical spillages when they occur

• Organising, storing and checking the condition of chemicals and equipment, including radioactive sources 

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

We're looking for you if you have:

• A good standard of education

• A commitment to high standards of achievement from students and yourself

• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to act on your own initiative

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Philip Morant School and College? 

We can offer you:

• A Competitive Salary

• Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish 

• Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

• Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme

This post is 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (Term Time, plus Non-pupil days and 1 week during school closure periods), however, we are willing to consider applications from people who are able to work fewer hours per week.

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website

To Apply

To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/this website and return it to quoting reference 148.  Please read the Notes for Applicants document attached.

Closing date:  Midnight, Tuesday 24th September 2019 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Philip Morant School And College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Rembrandt Way, Colchester, Essex, CO3 4QS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1206 545222
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