Science Technician, Kensington and Chelsea

Closing date:Expiring soon

Chelsea AcademyKensington and Chelsea

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SCALE 4 (18-21) £22,377-£24,081 PER ANNUM SALARY PRO RATA
Contract term: Permanent

SCIENCE TECHNICIAN

SALARY: SCALE 4 (18-21)  £22,377-£24,081 PER ANNUM SALARY PRO RATA, 36 HOURS PER WEEK,TERM TIME PLUS TWO WEEKS IN THE HOLIDAYS. 

START DATE: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

We are seeking to appoint a technician who believes in excellence. In line with our specialism you will help actively drive the subject both within and outside of the curriculum. We are committed to making science engaging, stimulating and valued and we have an ethos which leaves no student left behind. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of practical science skills, ideally including preparing chemicals and chemistry procedures, and will have worked in an academic environment recently (preferably a secondary school).

Overview

We are currently graded outstanding by Ofsted and SIAMS, a World Class School and are a member of the Leading Edge network. In the summer we achieved our best ever GCSE and A level results in terms of both progress (top 10% nationally) and attainment. However, we are much more than a successful, academically focused school. We believe in educating the whole child and our Christian values of joy, perseverance, servant leadership, charity and forgiveness underpin everything we stand for. It is important that all of our staff, whether they are teachers or not, work closely with our young people and ensure that they are successful in all that they do. We are looking for staff who will always go the extra mile for our young people and believe that education happens both in and out of the classroom

The Science subjects are extremely popular with our students, as well as generous timetabling in Key Stage 3 and GCSE classes, we have multiple classes for each science at AS and A level, and also have STEM activities running after school.

Chelsea Academy is a great place to work (we are one of the few schools in the country with Investors in People Gold, reaccredited in April 2017), our staff are friendly and supportive and we offer a whole range of professional development opportunities no matter what stage you are at in your career. We offer internal and external training throughout the year,  as your professional development is important to us.   Academy staff have access to a wide range of benefits these include a private healthcare package, 24 hour GP service, physiotherapy and a confidential well-being support line as well as a laptop and free lunch. 


How to apply

Please visit our website for an application form that needs to be completed and returned to the Academy. Sorry but we do not accept CV’s. The deadline for applications is Monday 25th February 2019 at 12.00 pm.  We will be inviting applicants for Interviews throughout the duration of the advert.  

It will assist the shortlisting process if applicants can address directly the criteria in the person specification in their supporting statements.

 If you have any further questions about this post then please feel free to contact Anisha Yatally (HR Adviser) who will put you in contact with the relevant staff member. Visits to the Academy and / or requests for informal discussions with the Principal are welcome and can be arranged by Anisha. Please note that Chelsea Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate must be able to satisfy an enhanced police / Security Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check prior to starting employment with the Academy


Equal Opportunities and Safer Recruitment

Chelsea Academy is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from suitable candidates no matter their gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or disability, however, we do expect all our staff to note and follow our Christian ethos which is outlined on our website. Please note that Chelsea Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate must be able to satisfy successful references, an enhanced police / Security Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and right to work in the UK  prior to starting employment with the Academy.

If you want to work in a happy, purposeful inner city academy with a strong Christian ethos and commitment to helping every student go on to university or meaningful employment, then we would welcome your application.


Matt Williams

Principal



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Lots Road, London, SW10 0AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7376 3019
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Chelsea Academy is an Outstanding, World Class School, sponsored by the London Diocesan Board for Schools and Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. We are a warm, friendly and inclusive school with a strong  Christian ethos and have a track r...