Science Technician, Suffolk

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Felixstowe AcademySuffolk

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,863 - £18,319
Contract term: Permanent

Post 1 Grade 3 (£17,173 - £18,319 pro rata) 15 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (£5,902 - £6,296 actual salary)

Post 2 Grade 2 (16,863 - £17,391) 15 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (£5,796 - £5,977 actual salary)

Felixstowe Academy is situated on the beautiful Suffolk coast; We are an inclusive 11-18 Academy and part of the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET).  

Felixstowe Academy is a new state of the art building equipped with a ‘super-lab’, a number of multi-purpose learning spaces, performance spaces, which are set in large grounds on the edge of Felixstowe. Technology is at the cutting edge of developments, with a successful Computing department that has four dedicated IT suites with the latest software and a supportive Network manager and technician.  Achievement and participation in Sports and Arts are very high with students succeeding at local, county and national level.  In addition, we can offer you a welcoming environment with supportive colleagues, good staff induction and strong commitment to training and professional development. 

We are looking for two part time Science Technicians from January 2019 to join an enthusiastic team.  The successful candidates will be involved in carrying out a range of general laboratory duties and a basic knowledge of science, particularly chemistry will be important.  Experience as a science technician is desirable, but not essential.  

The Grade 3 post will require specific qualifications relating to Chemistry. The role as a science technician at the Academy could be a pathway to other careers within the education system.

AET believes that each and every child is inspired to choose a remarkable life.  Our mission is to gather and motivate inspirational people committed to delivering an excellent education that launches children into remarkable lives.  

Our values are:

  • Be unusually brave
  • Discover what’s possible
  • Push the limits
  • Be big-hearted

We offer:

  • Excellent career prospects across the network, with a culture of looking to promote from within
  • Access to CPD to enable you to grow and development in your role
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Something we take very seriously is staff WELLBEING. That's why we have partnered up with BHSF to provide support and employee benefits, such as a health cash plan scheme to support healthcare, discounted gym membership and a employee assistance programme

These positions are required to commence February 2019.  Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

Closing date:  Friday 25 January 2019

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Find your remarkable, apply today, click on the “apply now button”.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details.

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More about Felixstowe Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: High Street, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9QR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1394 288228
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