Science Technician, Essex

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

St Helena SchoolEssex

Date posted:
Start date: 1st December 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Band 2 to midpoint - Actual Salary from £15,729
Contract term: Permanent

ST HELENA SCHOOL

Science Technician

Pay Range: Local Government Band 2 (to midpoint)

Actual Salary from £15,729

37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

Start Date: 1st December 2019


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:

• Ensuring 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).

• Cleaning 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, St Helena School? 

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 www.sigmatrust.org.uk


To Apply

To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/this website and return it to recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk quoting reference 185.  Please read the Notes for Applicants document attached.


Closing date:  Midnight, Friday 18th October 2019. 


Shortlisting will take place on Monday 21st October 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 St Helena School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3LE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1206 572253
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My name is Fiona Pierson and I am privileged to be the Headteacher of St Helena School, On behalf of the staff and the Trust I would like to thank you for your interest in our school.

My team and I are united in our belief that education matters and ...