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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
03/11/2016 15:00
Salary Band 3 (points 14-17), £12,247 to £13,108
Hours per week:
32.5 hours per week to be worked over 5 days. Core hours are between 8:30am and 3:30pm
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Queen Elizabeth High School, Hexham

Job details 

Closing date:
3 Nov

Further information

32.5 hours per week to be worked over 5 days.
Core hours are between 8:30am and 3:30pm
Term Time + 5 days
Salary Band 3 (points 14-17), £12,247 to £13,108

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to join our Science Technician Support Team. The successful candidate will have a have a passion for science and possess recent and relevant experience of working within a science based environment. Experience working in a secondary school environment is highly desirable.

The core elements of the role are;
· Preparing chemicals, materials, apparatus and equipment for use in lessons.

· Supporting students and teachers in practical lessons.

· The maintenance of the school Science labs and equipment.

· Working in conjunction with teaching staff to develop new projects and to provide advice and guidance where needed.

To be considered for this position of Science Technician, you must;
· Have the ability to work collaboratively with Teaching, Non-Teaching staff and Pupils.

· Enjoy working with young people in a busy school setting.

· Have excellent practical skills.

· Be highly organised and self-motivated.

· Be a strong communicator with solid interpersonal skills.

· Proficiency on the use of IT packages.

· Knowledge of Health and Safety procedures within a lab environment.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check in required for this post.

If this role appeals to you, then please consult our website at www.qehs.net for an application pack.

Closing date for applications: 3pm Thursday 3rd November 2016

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