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  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,702.00 Annually (FTE) Grade D8, 35 hours per week/40 weeks per year

Science Technician job summary

This role will primarily support the staff and students working in the Science department. These roles play a huge role in supporting high quality teaching and learning to occur inside and outside of the classroom environments and are key to students achieving the highest possible sense of achievement.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining, cleaning and storing equipment
  • Constructing and modifying apparatus
  • Setting up class tasks
  • Ordering resources and keeping to budgets
  • Supporting teachers in the planning and implementation of lesson practices
  • Stocktaking of learning materials and resources
  • Giving technical help to students and staff
  • Maintain and update risk assessments
  • Always meeting current health and safety standards
  • Keep up to date with relevant qualifications to use equipment and machinery
  • Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of working practices specific to their role
  • Assisting with trips and visits
  • Maintain an up to date first aid certificate (paid for by the college)
  • Support the first aid provision in the college.

Data Protection / General Data Protection Regulations Compliance

The Privacy Notice sets our general principles in relation to Data Protection and the General Data Protection Regulations. You should also abide all Trust policies relating to the use of data including but not limited to: 


Acceptable Use Policy 

Records Retention Policy 

Personal Data Breach Procedure 

Employee Code of Conduct 

E-safety Policy 

Social Media Policy 

Use of Personal Devices Policy 

Our Privacy Notice for Employees explains how we use your personal data. Teachers must abide by the Teachers’ Standards throughout their career. Teachers (and staff appointed under Teaching Staff Terms and Conditions) must have an understanding of, and always act within, the statutory frameworks which set out their professional duties and responsibilities.

You should note that a duty of confidentiality applies to all personal data they see prior to their first day of employment (for example, pupil lists for the purposes of lesson planning or other activities to support teaching and learning). This reflects the custom and practice of teachers’ contracts of employment starting on the first day of term while recognising the need to be aware of and plan to support pupil needs.   

Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

All schools in The Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).

‘This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974.’

Your application form will be processed by My New Term who act for DMAT as a data processor- please see our Privacy Notice for more information about how we process job applicant personal data.

The successful candidate will be required to come to DMAT HQ to complete mandatory training.

Training Details:

Location: Central Head Office (Wardhayes) 8 Simmons Way, Okehampton, EX20 1PY

Duration: Monday– Friday

Purpose: To provide comprehensive training on company policies, procedures, and systems necessary for successful integration into the role.

Training Schedule: Daily sessions from 9am to 4pm, with breaks provided.

Benefits of Training Week:

To gain valuable insights into our company culture and values.

Interact with key stakeholders and team members.

Acquire essential knowledge and skills to excel in your role.

Establish a strong foundation for your career growth within Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust.

Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

All schools in The Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Person Specification:

Criteria

Essential

Desirable

Professional Qualifications and Learning

A level or equivalents of specific requirements for the role.

Level 2 in numeracy and literacy sufficient to carry out the duties of the post.

A working knowledge of ICT skills sufficient to carry out the duties of the post. Monitor condition and shelf life of all apparatus and machinery if appropriate with reg health and safety checks

Role /Subject specific qualifications

Experience working with similar machinery and or subject specific equipment

Experience

Recent experience in subject area.

Experience of dealing with young people Good knowledge and understanding of Financial Procedures

Skills, Knowledge and Capability

Good MS Office skills, able to present work effectively, and use Outlook, Word effectively 

Experience of general admin and specific subject systems.

Excellent written and oral communication.

Excellent time management and organisational skills with a high degree of accuracy 

Ability to prioritise for self and others  Attention to detail  Ability to multi-task   Ability to use initiative and work independently  

Resilience to cope with the demands of working in a school  

Ensure specific debris and hazardous materials in according to Health and Safety guidance within subject area.

Diagnose faults and take necessary action includes proposal of alternatives for damaged/faulty equip and machinery.


Maintain all safety equip used by all staff, teachers and students .

Additional

Good communicator with young people, staff, and parents.  

Commitment to the highest standards of child protection. 

Commitment to equal opportunities – and to upholding the school values.  

Approachable and friendly persona.  


Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

This job post has expired.

About Tavistock College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1297 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Large secondary academy in Tavistock, Devon with 6th form. Current students on role 1280 March 2019

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