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Senior Science Technician

Employer:
King's Group Academies
Salary:
£21,256pa to £24,799pa pro rata plus London Fringe Allowance of £609pa pro rata
Location:
King's Academy Oakwood, King’s Academy Binfield
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
Hours:
35 hours per week. 8.30– 16:00 Monday to Friday, 40 weeks per year.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
03/07/2020 at 12:00 PM
Reference:
Kings/20/128473
King's Group Academies

We are looking for a passionate Senior Science Technician to join our growing Science department from September.

The successful candidate will be part of a technical team of two, supporting the Science department as it grows. This role will work directly with the technical team and closely with the Director of Science to support the Science team to deliver an engaging and varied practical curriculum.

The successful candidate will have a background in science and / or experience of working within a secondary school science department. Experience of working within a school environment is desirable although not essential.

The role primarily involves supporting the Science department by overseeing and monitoring stock levels, preparation of equipment and chemicals for experiments and supporting the science team in the delivery of student experiments and demonstrations. Please see the job description for a full list of roles and responsibilities.

The Senior Science technician will share the academy's vision and the belief that all young people can achieve. Other necessary qualities include confidentiality, efficiency and being able to work on your own initiative and under pressure and a willingness to contribute to the wider life of King’s Academy Binfield (KAB) and King’s Academy Oakwood (KAO).

KAB opened in a superb building in September 2018 with 120 Year 7 students. In September 2019 a further 140 Year 7 students, 30 Year R students and 21 Year N students joined the academy. Also in September 2019, KAO, a brand new 1 FE primary school a mile away, opened with Year R and a mixed Year 1/2. KAB and KAO will continue to grow year on year to a roll of over 1800 students, aged 3-18. Both academies will be run cohesively sharing the same values, curriculum, opportunities and expectations of excellence.

The post is for 35 hours per week (term time only). Hours of work will be 8.30am – 16:00 pm Monday to Friday. Flexibility to work additional days during the holidays may be required, as well as supporting outside of these hours for events such as open evenings

KAB and KAO are part of the King’s Group Academies MAT led by a team of former and current Ofsted ‘outstanding’ head teachers and Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI). Please note link to King’s Group Academies Vision and Mission - https://kingsacademies.uk/aboutus/vision-and-mission/
King’s Education separately operates British schools abroad, educating over 4,000 students in countries such as Spain, Latvia and Panama, offering exciting opportunities for genuine international collaboration.

King’s Academy Binfield and King’s Academy Oakwood are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Amber Walker, PA to the Executive Principal:amber.walker@kingsacademies.uk

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

To apply please download the application form directly below or from our own website: www.kgabinfield.uk, the TES website or by contacting Amber Walker, PA to the Executive Principal by email: amber.walker@kingsacademies.uk. Completed application forms should be submitted to Amber Walker at the email address given above or by post to: King’s Academy Binfield, St George’s Park, Binfield, Bracknell RG42 4FS Please note your employer will be Kings Academy not Bracknell Forest Council.

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