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Science Technician (Engineering)

Location
Runnymede Chase, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 1TW
College
USP College
Hours
Full Time
Salary
£18,278 (Actual Salary will be pro rata)
Posted
28th July 2022
Start Date
1st September 2022
Expires
1st September 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1261166
Job Reference
SR889
Start date
1st September 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Contract length: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1261166

As a college, our strategy is Career Focused Learning and ensuring that the learner experience and our relationship within our community, local and regional employers, are at the heart of everything we do.

We pride ourselves on maintaining a high quality workforce to help our students reach their full potential. We are looking for innovative staff who want to work in an environment where staff and students are given the opportunity to inspire and grow.

USP College looking to appoint a committed and motivated Science Technician to join us immediately. The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery, collection and storage of equipment as well as the safe creation and disposal of media for use in experiments all in line with current health and safety guidance. The successful candidate will have a high standard of education, preferable to degree level within science. 

As a prospective member of the STEM team at the Seevic campus, ideally you will be a subject specialist who will inspire and motivate students supporting them with their learning. As a member of the curriculum team you will be able to build positive relationships with young people and support them to achieve their long term career goals.  

WHY CHOOSE US?

USP College is a multi-campus college, our strategy is to create a Career Focused, Digital Learning environment, ensuring that the learner experience and our relationship within our community, local and regional employers, are at the heart of everything we do. Providing a high achieving, focused learning environment allowing our students to achieve the grades they need for higher education or the skills and aptitude required to secure a suitable role in their chosen career. Our college is set in the leafy suburbs of Essex, with easy access to surrounding areas and amenities, we are based in a well-connected location both by road and public transport.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • A college environment fully dedicated to developing every student to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability.
  • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals keen to develop and learn.
  • A successful NQT support program.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Onsite canteen & coffee shop.
  • Cycle to work scheme*
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme*
  • Eye Care Vouchers scheme.

*subject to terms & conditions

 JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Educated to level 4 (GCSE)
  • Honours Degree in creative subject area. (Ideally within the subject/curriculum area you are applying to work in)

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • A passion for working with young people to support them in their college journey
  • High standards of communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work as a team
  • A strong attention to detail
  • The ability to work towards deadlines
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Be responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students

To apply and be considered for this position, please click the link below.

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This role is considered exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. Self-declaration is subject to Ministry of Justice guidance on the disclosure of criminal records, further information can be found on GOV UK

USP College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, we therefore expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service, and any other checks that the role requires to ascertain suitability for working with children and/or vulnerable adults, which may include online searches.We will hold and process any personal data, including sensitive (special category) personal data, relating to you in accordance with our legal obligations, in the manner set out in the Privacy Notice for staff and in accordance with our Data Protection Policy, which is set out on the College’s website, found here. You should familiarise yourself with our Data Protection Policy (and all other subsidiary policies to it) and comply with them at all times. Neither the Privacy Notice for Staff nor those policies form a part of your contract of employment.

Safeguarding Statement:

USP College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, we therefore expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service, and any other checks that the role requires to ascertain suitability of working with children.