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Job details
Employer Bexleyheath Academy
Location Bexley
Salary £21247 - £23237 actual salary
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts As soon as possible

36 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

Bexleyheath Academy is a thriving and vibrant learning environment that is now at the heart of its own community.  We are part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), a multi-Academy sponsor which aims to provide the opportunity for all young learners to fulfil their real potential.  

To aid this, we are currently seeking to appoint into the important post of Science Technician to join our hardworking and committed Science team 

The team are enthusiastic advocates of learning for all and students enjoy their lessons and engage positively with their learning as a consequence.  As our new Science Technician we will nurture, support and challenge you in your career. By working closely with the Science team and support staff across the Academy we will encourage you to continue to develop your skills.

You will: 

  • Be able to offer invaluable practical and administrative support to teaching staff to support Science lessons.
  • Ideally have experience of working in a school environment and be aware of the Health and Safety involved in the role or be a graduate with considerable laboratory experience looking to enter into work in education.
  • Have good numeracy and Literacy skills with at least an NVQ2 in Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities (LATA) Educational or NVQ2 School Support Staff, or other appropriate equivalent qualification or experience
  • Be able to lead a small team of science technicians and take a lead on health and safety across the academy.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a Science Technician and experience of working in education. The candidate will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of organising practicals across Key stage 3 to Key stage 5.

As  the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme, childcare vouchers and Westfield rewards.

The position is required to start as soon as possible,

Closing date: Friday 13 October 2017.

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. For further information on this position and to make an application please click apply on the TES advert.

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 http://www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/our-teaching-school/our-school-direct-teacher-training-vacancies for further details.

About the employer

Information about Bexleyheath Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Woolwich Road
Bexleyheath
Kent
DA6 7DA
United Kingdom
+44 20 8303 9151