Science Technician, The Green, Welling, Kent, DA16 2PE

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Harris Academy FalconwoodThe Green, Welling, Kent, DA16 2PE

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3 (Outer London): £19,896 - £19,935 FTE
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for an enthusiastic science technician to support our team of teachers and technicians in the department.

Your opportunity:

Working under the supervision of senior technician to provide assistance in the preparation of resources for practical classes, your duties will include:

  • preparation of resources, including assembling apparatus
  • ensuring safe storage and transit of resources,
  • stock taking, ordering resources
  • maintaining a healthy, safe and productive environment in the Academy’s prep room and laboratories.
  • record keeping

As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With regular progression opportunities and outstanding CPD for support staff, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether at Harris Academy Falconwood, in one of our other 46 academies, or in our central team. Our aim is to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.

Harris Benefits

As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

  • The opportunity to develop and grow your career within the Federation.
  • Performance and loyalty bonus
  • Pension scheme (LGPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
  • Bicycle Purchase and ICT loans

What we are looking for:

We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning. Candidates should be energetic, excellent team players, keen to learn, and able to work under pressure and to deadlines. Ideally, you should have experience of practical science desirable. All applicants must be committed to contributing towards the aims and values of the academy. You will need:

  • Experience or solid understanding of the role of a technician in a school
  • A Level qualifications (or equivalent) in either physics, chemistry or biology
  • An effective spoken and written communicator, with excellent organisational and planning skills

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

About Harris Academy Falconwood

Harris Academy Falconwood opened in September 2008. The academy’s specialisms are Enterprise and Sport with a can-do, enterprising culture in which everyone is stretched, nurtured and encouraged. Our accommodation since September 2011 has been a new purpose built academy to the value of £25 million. We have twice been judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, most recently in November 2017.

Why work at Harris Academy Falconwood?

  • The opportunity to work in an academy judged 'Outstanding' by Ofsted
  • A can-do, enterprising culture, combining the traditional values of discipline, respect and good behaviour with contemporary best practice in teaching and technology
  • A stunning new building, offering the best possible environment in which to teach and learn

The Harris Federation

The Harris Federation is the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education. We have an established reputation in transforming education in London and an unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.

Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of the Harris Federation. We have transformed standards in schools that had, in some cases, failed for generations before joining the Harris Federation. Social mobility is the Holy Grail for the pupils we serve. The key to their futures is a high quality education.

We want every child in London to have the best possible education, enabling them to fulfil their potential and decide their own future.

We look for motivated support staff who are committed to helping us transform lives and who will share our belief that every child has the potential to do well.

Please note: academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you will not be able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement. Harris Federation is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education. 



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More about Harris Academy Falconwood
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: The Green, Welling, Kent, DA16 2PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 304 4916
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School summary

Harris Academy Falconwood is an 11-18 co-educational academy for 1,100 students. The academy opened in September 2008 on the site of the predecessor school. Harris Falconwood benefits from a brand new, state of the art £25 million build...