Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3RU

Science Technician

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Full time - term time plus specified days

£19,650 - £20,852 pa Actual Salary: £17,232 to £18,286 pa

This school has Academy status and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees.

Kenton School

Drayton Road

Newcastle upon Tyne


Required ASAP

37 hrs per week, Term Time plus 5 Training Days and 5 Additional Days to be worked during school closure as directed by the school

Open to Part-Time/Job-Share

At Kenton we are passionate about providing the very best education possible for young people in our city, our region and nationally and our strong and committed team share our vision of ensuring all our students not only reach their potential but that they are confident, happy and resilient students who treat each other with compassion and respect.

We are seeking a technician to work in our fantastically resourced science department, covering 14 laboratories catering from Year 7 right through to Year 13. The role will involve supporting the team in the setting up and dismantling of equipment, preparing for practical experiments, ordering stocks and supplies and maintaining our databases. There will also be the opportunity to get involved in the wider school such as supporting with transition work and open evenings.

Working as part of a team of three in a large Science department, this is an ideal opportunity either for candidates with previous experience as a technician either in a school or industry, or those with a relevant science qualification or interest in Science who wish to start a career in this area.

On the job training will be given as well as support to attend professionally run courses as and when available.

Candidates must possess excellent organisation and time management skills, together with the ability to prioritise to meet deadlines

If you have the skills, commitment and enthusiasm to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you. In return we can offer you,

• Access to the Local Government’ Pension Scheme

• Salary sacrifice schemes including Car Sacrifice, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes

• Free on-site parking

• Free gym access at Kenton School

Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 12 October 2022

Northern Leaders Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.


Closing date:

12 October 2022

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