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  • Ref no: EAL04512
  • Published: 29/11/19
  • Closes: 8/12/19
  • Location: Knox Academy, Pencaitland Road, Haddington, EH41 4DT
  • Salary: £21,844.00 - £23,888.00 per year pro rata
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Vacancy information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary  £21844-£23888 per annum pro rata (£11.97-£13.09 per hour)
Temporary full time position until 26 June 2020
35 hours per week (working pattern negotiable), 42 weeks per year
Monday-Friday
To start asap in 2020

This post has been re-advertised.  Previous unsuccessful applicants should not re-apply.

Knox Academy is a truly comprehensive school situated in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. At census 2019 the roll was 768. Our school values are Ambition, Respect and Community and we work through these values to ensure all pupils feel included and valued. We aim to support all our young people to strive to reach their potential and leave to a positive and sustained destination. We aim to be the best we can, in all that we do for our young people and to give them a high quality educational experience.

An opportunity has arisen for a Science Technician based in the Science Faculty of Knox Academy.

The Science Technician will support the teaching staff in the Science Faculty, They will ensure that equipment is maintained and adequate levels of materials and equipment are available for use. They will also assist the teaching staff in demonstrating the use of equipment.

Job Details

To support the teaching staff in the Science Department.
To ensure that equipment is maintained and adequate levels of materials and equipment are available for use.
To assist the teaching staff in demonstrating the use of equipment.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Related Documents') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.  You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The ‘East Lothian Way’ – values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Educated  to  SVQ  Level  2/National  Certificate/Highers  in  Chemistry,  Physics,  Biology or   equivalent and/or able to   demonstrate   equivalent   knowledge,   skills   and competencies gained through relevant experience.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link: www.eastlothian.gov.uk/nonteachinginfo

If you have any difficulties creating an account on MyJobScotland or applying for this post please contact the MyJobScotland support team via this link https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/contact-us.

If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

Please note: we do not accept CV's. There is no function to allow you to upload a CV to MyJobScotland and we do not accept CV's by post or email. All our vacancies must be applied for by completing the on-line application form.