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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    3 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 October 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours a week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Kent Range 6 (£23,801 FTE). Pro rata salary for Term time only role approx. £20,650pa.

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a flexible Science Technician, with relevant and previous experience to work within the Science Department. The role will include preparation and maintenance of resources with the successful candidate offering support to staff and students in this department.

The successful candidate will use their previous Laboratory Technician experience, to be able to confidently:

  • Prepare, conduct and support scientific investigations and experiments.
  • Maintain, calibrate, clean and test sterility of a range of equipment.
  • Order and maintain stock and resources.

The applicant would need to have good organisational and time management skills and have the ability to be flexible to meet the needs of the department and the students on a daily basis.

What the school offers its staff

Leadership within TKAT schools require passion, understanding, empathy and above all, a genuine love for the profession. Our role is to support you by giving you the flexibility to work how and when you need to; to open up opportunities to develop your career; to take care of your wellbeing at work; to enable you to flourish as an individual and to offer the kind of rewards you can only find from improving the prospects and life chances for literally thousands of children and young people.

Commitment to safeguarding

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

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About Orchards Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
551 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address

Arranging a visit to Orchards Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@tkat.org.

School location

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