Science Technician - part-time maternity leave cover, Peterborough

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Oundle SchoolPeterborough

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Start date: 7th January 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £13,044 for the period of employment
Contract term: Maternity Cover

27 hours per week, 36.4 working weeks 

Oundle School’s Science Department offers pupils the opportunity to discover the thrill of scientific exploration and discovery, as well as the chance to observe how science works first hand. This is achieved by inspiring pupils with enthusiasm for science through an exciting and relevant curriculum, taught in the multi million pound award-winning SciTec complex.

To start 7th January 2019 for a fixed term period to 13th December 2019, we are seeking a part time Science Technician to cover maternity leave in the Physics Department. The role holder will assist with the day-to-day running of the technical support and prep room(s) and ensure an efficient and effective service is provided to teachers and pupils within the curriculum. The role is to work 27 hours per week over 36.4 working weeks.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role, good planning and organisational skills, be adaptable in terms of acquiring new skills and have strong communication skills. Applicants must have GCSEs at grade A-C, and a HND or OND or equivalent (e.g. relevant A level), or equivalent experience. An application pack and job descriptions can be downloaded from our website 

Closing date: 14th November 2018 (9am)

Interview date: 21st November 2018

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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More about Oundle School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Oundle, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE8 4GH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1832 277112
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Oundle School is a co-educational independent boarding and day school based in Northamptonshire for students aged 11-18. 

Oundle School was established in 1556. It is run as a charitable trust and is administered by a governing body, which inclu...