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Priestlands School

Science Technician

Closing date: 21/06/2024 at 12:00

Job Start Date: 02/09/2024

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: £17,414 - £18,186 (equivalent to £23,115 - £24,140 pa full-time)

Salary Pro-Rata: £17,414

Hours of Work: 32.50 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Location of Role: Priestlands

Job/Person Summary

This role at Priestlands is a key post within the Science Department, working closely with the teachers to prepare the classrooms for the day and organising the experiments, along with completing admin related tasks.   

We are looking for someone who is able to join us from September for 32.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday).  Hours will be discussed and agreed prior to appointment as there is some flexibility, but  potentially a mix of early and late shifts, comprising of 07.45-14.45 and 08.45-15.45 per week which includes a 30 minute unpaid daily break. 

The post will appeal to someone who is naturally comfortable in the presence of young people, enjoys being with them, and has a keen interest in science.  A good sense of humour, a positive attitude and resilience are essential!  The role is busy and varied, so you will need to have exceptional communication and organisational skills and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.  Previous experience of working with young people along with knowledge or interest in science/chemicals would be an advantage, however training and induction will be provided.

The salary will be paid at Grade C for 39 working weeks per year.  This is paid for 44.6 weeks of the year to include a proportion of holiday pay.

Application Procedure

To apply for the post, please click on the application form link on this page.  We look forward to receiving your application so please submit it as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date.  

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Safer Recruitment

Priestlands School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 and you will be required to declare whether you have any criminal convictions. Priestlands School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

About us

Address: North Street, Pennington, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 8FZ

Telephone: 01590 677033

Website: http://www.priestlands.hants.sch.uk/

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