Physics Technician (Part-time)
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Contract hours: Part time
Closing date: 31 October 2023, 9:00 am
Uppingham School is looking for a part-time Physics Technician to provide technical support to our Physics Department.
You will primarily be based within the Physics Department, but will also be required to provide technical support to all three of our separate Science Departments when necessary. You will play an integral role within our Science Department Technical team, working closely with teachers and the rest of the team to ensure that experimental work forms a key and central part of our pupils’ science education.
You will possess previous experience of working in a science laboratory and will demonstrate knowledge of working in a science-based environment. You will exhibit a thorough understanding of safe-working practices, pairing this with excellent organisational and administrative skills. You will possess strong communication and team-working skills, along with the ability to respond to technical needs, ensuring that all teaching requirements are met. Strong IT skills, including a familiarity with Microsoft Office is also essential.
Uppingham School is committed to offering a range of attractive benefits to its employees, fostering a rewarding work environment. Join us in this exciting opportunity and become a part of our dedicated team. Benefits include:
- Free membership of the dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual joining fee)
- Free staff lunches in term-time
- 50% contribution to premiums for School’s private health scheme
- Westfield Health Scheme providing money back for various treatments, including optical and dental
- Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema, and restaurant discounts
- Cycle to work scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme which provides a range of support including counselling and legal advice
- Occupational Health Services
- Free annual ‘flu jabs’
- Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
- Recognised as a “Mindful” employer
- Working towards “Investors in Diversity”
Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.
Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.
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