Science Technician – Physics, East Sussex

Closing date:

Beacon AcademyEast Sussex

Date posted:
Start date: immediate start available
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

16 hours per week, over 2-3 days negotiable 

Term Time only 

Immediate start available

We are seeking applications from dedicated and hardworking professionals with a desire to work in a successful, thriving and supportive 11-18 Academy making a positive contribution to our Science department as a Science Technician. Working as part of our technician’s team you will be predominantly supporting Physics, but at times, support Chemistry and Biology.  Training is available for the right candidate.  

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and a genuine desire to help contribute positively to the life of our young people. The post will suit someone with a natural ability to engage with young people. This role is a superb opportunity for anyone wishing to gain experience in a school environment, possibly as part of their career development.

We are a split-site, rural, mixed 11-18 non-selective converter academy with approximately 1390 students, including over 250 students in our Sixth Form. We are situated centrally in Crowborough, on the outskirts of the Ashdown Forest, an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are close to Tunbridge Wells and the South Coast.

We work meticulously to secure a culture of unapologetically high expectations that are underpinned by our collective, uncompromising belief and ambition for the students of Beacon Academy, and for the experienced, loyal, highly-skilled and highly-effective team of staff that teach them, allowing teachers to teach and students to learn in a school where leadership, management, behaviour, safeguarding and welfare are all judged as outstanding. The Academy is committed to the development of both its staff and students.

Working times and days are negotiable but Monday, Tuesday and/or Wednesday would be preferred. This role is paid on Single Status Grade 4, currently £18,426 - £18,795 per annum full time equivalent. Actual salary would be £6,907 - £7,158. 

Deadline for applications: 10am on Monday 11 November 2019

For further details please visit our website www.beacon-academy.org or contact the Human Resources department on 01892 603078 or email vacancies@beacon-academy.org. Please be advised that we do not accept curriculum vitae. 

All posts are subject to DBS enhanced clearance, health checks and satisfactory references. Beacon Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

NB: we advise applying promptly for this post as we reserve the right to close and interview early if sufficient suitable applications have been received.




More about Beacon Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Beeches Site, North Beeches Road, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 2AS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1892 603000
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Thank you for your interest in Beacon Academy. 

We are a split-site, rural, mixed 11-18 non-selective converter academy with approximately 1,390 students, including over 250 students in our Sixth Form.

We offer exceptional opportunities to teach...