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Science Technician/Learning Support Assistant (FT)

This is an exciting opportunity for a hard-working and reliable individual to join our dynamic and committed team. The successful candidate will support the Science Department to assist in servicing two laboratories, preparing materials and equipment for demonstrations and practical lessons as requested by teaching staff. They will provide technical support following Health & Safety guidance whilst assisting in practical classes and with the preparation and delivery of demonstrations.  The Learning Support Assistant element of the role is to provide support for specific pupils during theory lessons. 

Own transport is required as there is no public transport available.

Pay: Hourly Rate £12.45/Inclusive Hourly Rate £14.26.                                                      Actual Annual Salary £19,030.28 (including paid holiday entitlement at 14.54% - 5 weeks plus Bank Holidays pro rata)

Pay review pending Sep 2024

Benefits: Group Personal Pension Plan, Meals and Refreshments on Duty during term time, Counselling Service, Cycle to Work Scheme, On-Site Parking, Personal Accident Insurance, Discretionary Annual Bonus Award, Fee Remission

Hours: 34 weeks/year (Term Time only)

39.25 hours per week including 30 min paid lunch (on duty)

Mon-Wed 8.15am–4.30pm, Thurs & Fri 8:15am–3:30pm

Accountable To: Head of Science

Probation Period: One Term

Contract: Permanent

How to Apply

Please complete the College Application Form including a supporting statement explaining what attracts you to the post and details the skills and experience you would bring to it. 

Your application can be submitted by email, hr@slindoncollege.co.uk or by post for the attention of the HR Officer.

We are happy to accommodate tours prior to application. Please contact the HR Officer to book

Slindon College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. We will carry out reference checks and an enhanced DBS check before making an appointment along with other relevant employment checks.