Senior Science Technician

Job Reference : 001050
Academy : The Leigh Academy
Closing Date : 12/09/2017
Employment Start Date : 26/09/2017
Salary : Scale G20 £21,850 – G24 £24,861 full time equivalent salary, based on experience
Employment Type : Permanent
Department : Technicians
Hours Per week : 37

About the role:  Are you an experienced Science Technician working with industry or within an education environment, and are seeking progression in our career?  If so, we have the ideal opportunity for you.  The Leigh Academy are looking to appoint a suitably experienced Senior Science Technician to join and lead a well-motivated and successful team within the Science Learning Area, ideal for someone looking for a term-time position with plenty of scope for development.  We require applicants to have a minimum qualification of an A Level in science or equivalent, and/or appropriate industry experience (Chemistry and Physics in particular would be advantageous). 

The working basis offered is 5 days per week during Term Time plus one additional week of inset.  For the right candidate, we have flexibility to offer 4 days per week if required.  The remuneration associated with this role is Scale G20-G24 £21,850 – £24,861 full time equivalent which will be pro-rated to reflect the working pattern. 

Please consult the Job Description by clicking here for further information regarding the duties and responsibilities associated with this position.

Working for the Leigh Academy:  The Leigh Academy is well-established as one of the top performing schools in the South East of England. Its £40m building offers cutting-edge technology-rich facilities for learning. Its unique approach to education ensures that students are exceptionally well-supported to achieve the highest standards. The Academy is the most over-subscribed school in Kent, testament to its very strong reputation in the community.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:  Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows the academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other school in the local area.  As part of the 'cluster' structure all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.  It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers.   For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.  


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.