Senior Science Laboratory Technician, Brent

Closing date:This job has expired

Kingsbury High SchoolBrent

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £28,924 paid pro rata for 36 hours/40 weeks Actual Salary £26,032
Contract term: Permanent

Senior Science Laboratory Technician

Salary: NJC Scale SO1

Full Time salary £28,924 paid pro rata for 36 hours/40 weeks

Actual Salary £26,032

Category: Non-teaching

To apply:     Email:  for an application pack

Closing Date: 9.00 am Wednesday 19 June 2019

Contract: Permanent 

Start Date:     September 2019

Working hours: 36 hours per week 

Term Time plus one week during school holidays (40 weeks)

Are you enthusiastic, adaptable and a good team player with a willingness to learn?

Kingsbury High School is a successful split site school and we are looking to recruit a suitably qualified Senior Science Laboratory Technician to provide support for the Faculty of Science across the whole school.  Science is taught to GCSE and Physics, Chemistry and Biology to AS/A2 level. 

Duties will include the preparation of apparatus, materials and solutions and setting up equipment and apparatus for use in practical classes.  You will also be expected to carry out demonstrations and support the teaching staff and other technicians in the Faculty.

The successful candidate will be technically knowledgeable, well organised with excellent administration and managerial skills, familiar with Health & Safety and COSHH regulations and have a flexible approach to work. This post would suit either an experienced Science Technician or a Science Graduate with experience working in and managing a laboratory.

Applicants must be able to liaise effectively with both students and staff and be willing to work flexibly within the school environment.

What experience do I need?

• You will have experience of working with children or young people, excellent interpersonal skills and be confident in using computers.

• You must have good communication, literacy and numeracy skills and be flexible in your approach.

• You will have appropriate qualifications or an interest in Science (GCSE/A Level or equivalent in Science subject(s) and/or demonstrate an interest in Science 

The appointee will be required to complete a six-month period of probation.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and the appointment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical and an enhanced CRB Disclosure check.

Kingsbury High is a converter Academy committed to national terms and conditions for teaching staff, local NJC terms for support staff and, as an Equal Opportunities employer, welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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More about Kingsbury High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Princes Avenue, Kingsbury, London, NW9 9JR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 208 206 3000
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The origins of our current school go back to 1925 when the Kingsbury County School, with 71 pupils, was established in a building which had been the main office in Colindale of the former Aircraft Manufacturing Company. 

In 1932, by now with 420...