- Maternity or parental leave cover (9-12 months)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
- £18,562.00 Annually (FTE)
- £15,875.11 pro rata
Science Technician - Maternity Cover job summary
Northampton International Academy are looking for an experienced Science Technician to provide support to a growing science department whilst one of our current technicians is on maternity leave
Closing date 21st February
Shortlisting 21st February
Interviews 25th February
The successful candidate will enjoy working in a student focused environment and will have excellent organisational skills. Team-working and enthusiasm are key attributes for this role. Experience of working in a laboratory setting or a school is essential as well as knowledge of Health and Safety and COSHH regulations within a school setting
The successful candidate will need to be extremely well organised, have the ability to prioritise work and ensure that strict deadlines are met. The ability to work on your own initiative and work within existing teams is essential. Candidates should have excellent communication skills and able to remain calm in a busy environment whilst maintaining confidentiality at all times.
Northampton International Academy is part of the East Midlands Academy Trust, it is an all through school, 4–19, and opened in September 2016. In July 2019, the academy achieved an Ofsted rating of Good.
Northampton International Academy is a local school with a global vision and this is at the very core of our curriculum offer. Every school in the East Midlands Academy Trust (EMAT) is committed to providing the highest standard of education so that all children are supported to be the best that they can be. This will be achieved by the delivery of a well-planned and highly effective curriculum which is driven by our values. We believe in the transformational power of education. Transformation is in the very fabric of our building, having been transformed from the derelict and disused Royal Mail sorting office into a state-of-the-art educational facility.
Even in this difficult time of pandemic, we have managed to maintain a broad and balanced curriculum, with key stage 3 learners accessing the specialist facilities on a rotational basis. In addition to our subject-based curriculum, our character education has been introduced throughout our all-through school as its DNA from reception through to Year 13. This character curriculum helps to prepare children for future learning and their adult lives. Focusing on the characteristics of Responsibility, Collaboration, Respect, Care, Excellence and Aspiration, our DNA of NIA complements our subject curriculum and our House system.
As a school, we are still growing. Therefore, we have a range of exciting opportunities for a September start. Please do watch the video of our school poem 'What We Are Made Of' to get to know us better. https://youtu.be/X8HFh1OarE4
By working for our Trust, you’ll be able to take advantage of a wealth of professional development and support opportunities, as well as a range of employee benefits.
• Continuous professional development and training opportunities
• Dedicated support from our school improvement team
• Career and leadership opportunities within our growing family of schools
• A Trust employee forum with representatives from across the organisation
• A confidential 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme
• Childcare vouchers scheme
• A corporate eye care plan
• Flu jabs for all staff
• Cycle to work scheme
• State of the art Fitness suite
For more information please contact Lorna Stockwell on 07500 559281 or email email@example.com
We have a comprehensive COVID-19 risk assessment for all on-site working to ensure the health and safety of staff and pupils.
A Note for Recruitment Agencies
We have a team of internal recruiters and we advertise our vacancies to attract candidates and not agency suppliers. If we need agency assistance then we will reach out to our trusted partners. Any speculative CVs we receive will not be accepted as an introduction.
EMAT reserve the right to withdraw this advert early if a suitable candidate is found.
EMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). References will be taken up before interviews are offered
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or age.
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