Science Technician

The Victory Academy, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5JB

2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    4 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,743 - £30,198

Pay scale

£23,105 - £27,104 for hours and weeks stated

What skills and experience we're looking for

What you will need to succeed:

  • An enthusiasm for Science and for helping young people to be their best selves
  • A willingness to learn and the confidence to develop professionally
  • An understanding of safe working practice in the science department and the determination to ensure that these practices are met
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft programmes, including Office
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • A strong commitment to supporting science education for students aged 11-18
  • A willingness to work with students to ensure they feel safe and supported in science lessons
  • A willingness to keep up-to-date with CLEAPSS and HSE guidance and to take part in necessary training
  • A professional and flexible approach that ensures we put the students’ experience first

What the school offers its staff

What you will get from our Trust

  • Revised support staff pay scale to retain and reward excellent people
  • The opportunity to work with happy and well behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and other colleagues within the school and our Trust to help you support outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • Regular opportunities to meet and share best practice staff at both PHSG and other secondary schools within our trust
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Excellent CPD opportunities.
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please emailrecruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

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About The Victory Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1165 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Victory Academy is part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust. We are a mixed Comprehensive School for students of all ability ranges, where everyone works and learns within its caring and supportive environment. Victory is a school for the local community, and we seek opportunities for students to develop as local citizens and serve and support our surrounding charities, industries and families. “The behaviour of pupils is good….Pupils are polite and show consideration for others” “Staff feel well supported…” Ofsted 2017 We are privileged to work in a stunning learning environment with excellent resources. One of our many strengths is having a strong programme of arts education, including a Platinum Artsmark award which is held by less than 1% of schools in England. We are focused on providing an education for all. Our belief is that each person is unique – every member of our community has gifts and talents that we seek to grow and channel. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum geared towards ensuring that our students will achieve their academic potential regardless of their starting points, and be dynamic members of society when they leave the Academy.

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