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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Subject
Science
Working pattern
Full time
37 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
18,889 - 21,272

Job summary

37 hours per week, term time only, permanent

TPLTSS5 £18,889 - £21,272 (Actual salary pro rata)

The Priory Learning Trust is looking to recruit a Lead Science Technician to work at our King Alfred School – An Academy. This is a very exciting opportunity for an individual who would relish the chance to join us.

What you will do:

Provide support for the school, specifically the science department. This may include instructing and assisting teachers with practical work and class demonstrations, and preparing equipment and solutions. This role will also involve being responsible for other science technicians.
To provide assistance in the use of specialist machinery and equipment, experiments and demonstrations.
To support teachers and pupils during practical work, providing advice to pupils in the development of their tasks, including the safe operation and demonstration of equipment.
The successful candidates will have:

Minimum 5 GCSE grades A*-C including science, maths and English or NVQ Level 2 or a sound working knowledge of a science laboratory environment.
Significant practical experience working in a technical supportive role, to include experience of supervising staff.
Experience with materials and procedures subject to COSHH Regulations.
Excellent ICT and clerical skills.
Good organisational and communication skills.
Good supervisory skills.
About The Priory Learning Trust:

TPLT grew from an intent to bring the power of partnership and sharing to bear and provide a first-class education to a wide range of children, from all backgrounds.

At our heart is a passion to put ‘Students First’ and deliver exceptional education; beyond outstanding for every single child. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence, shared moral purpose and values combined with lots of fun and happiness. We believe that happy schools are also high-achieving, successful schools.

We strive for partnerships between students, families, staff and the wider community to create exceptional student outcomes. We also ‘cherish’ our staff. We believe they are amazing and are passionate to empower them through support, training, and career opportunities. With such brilliant people all aiming for the same goals, we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of their background.

TPLT is also a successful Training School Alliance. This has been a great foundation on which to build for excellence. We know that this key focus on staff development will deliver exciting and effective learning to our children and young people.

Neville Coles

CEO

For further information on the benefits of working with The Priory Learning Trust, please see the relevant page on our Careers Hub.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

The Priory Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All paid positions which involve working regularly within academies are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You must declare all convictions (including convictions with Absolute Discharge), cautions or bind-overs you may have, even if they would otherwise be regarded as ‘Spent’ under this Act and where applicable any disqualifications under the Childcare Act.

The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service filtering guide.

This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and Disclosure and Barring Service clearance

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1316 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact email
hr@theplt.org.uk
Contact phone number
01934511411

About The King Alfred School an Academy

The King Alfred School – an academy and part of the Priory Learning Trust is a thriving 11-18 mixed comprehensive with 1217 students on roll serving the towns of Burnham on Sea and Highbridge.

School location

Burnham Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3EE

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