Fakenham Academy & Sixth Form seeks to appoint
a Science Technician to join our Science Department to support and maintain the
laboratory, preparation room, equipment and consumables. This is a temporary role to cover the
maternity leave of one our current Science Technicians. Ideally, the post-holder will possess sound
knowledge and experience in a science-based work environment, although this is
not essential as training will be given.
The professional competencies expected of a Science
- Ability to solve straightforward problems.
- Exchange information with pupils, teachers and
- Uses hand/eye co-ordination and dexterity in the
preparation of materials or use of equipment.
- Works from instructions, but makes minor decisions
involving the use of initiative. Problems are referred to a line manager.
Little close supervision is necessary beyond that provided by working
arrangements and methods.
- Responsible for careful use of expensive equipment.
Application Closing Date will be Friday 22
September 2023 (12 noon)
Interviews – Thursday 28 September 2023
Fakenham Academy & Sixth Form is a community
school with 659 students in the main school and 113 in the sixth form. At our
last Ofsted in January 2019 we were deemed ‘Good’ in all areas. We serve a large rural area in the heart of
North Norfolk. Fakenham itself is a
small but busy market town with a population of some 8,000, ten miles from a
beautiful coastline and midway between Norwich and King’s Lynn. We aim to be a centre of excellence for
learning and teaching, where all students achieve the highest standards in
their education, their personal development, their behaviour and conduct.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.
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