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Science Technician (Permanent)

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Start as soon as possible

37 hrs pw, term-time only (work 39 weeks/paid 45.05 weeks)

NJC Scale 4B, SCP 11-12, Full Time Salary Range £25,979 - £26,421 per annum

Actual salary range £22,506 - £22,889 per annum

Blatchington Mill School wishes to appoint a Science Technician to join our skilled and established team. This is an exciting time to be part of this successful and popular school, the science department is a creative and dynamic department educating students across the age range of 11 to 16.

Reporting to the Senior Science Technician, the successful candidate will provide technical, practical and administrative support, enabling teachers to concentrate on the provision of a high standard of science education.

We seek an organised individual with an attention to detail who will take a creative approach to problem solving. Energy and enthusiasm, a flexible approach and a pro-active attitude are all aptitudes that we look for.

Duties will include preparation of resources, maintenance, cleaning of equipment and stock management. Previous experience of working in a similar role is desirable although induction and training will be provided. At Blatchington Mill we have a strong ethos of Health and Safety and follow guidance from CLEAPPS

At Blatchington Mill School we welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

If you are interested in the role and would like to be part of our team, please complete and return an application form by the closing date: (CVs alone cannot be considered)

Closing date: Friday, 5th July 2024 - 12.00 noon
Interview date: TBC

The school reserves the right to interview suitable candidates in advance of interview dates where appropriate. Applications will be considered as soon as they are received, with a view to an early interview.

Please complete and return an application form via email to Amanda Brasington, PA to the Headteacher,

Blatchington Mill School is committed to safeguarding our students; we expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. Criminal record checks will be carried out and a full, enhanced DBS clearance is required for all positions.

Applications are encouraged from black and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff.
(Race Relations Act sections 35-38 apply).