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Science Technician – starting date 29th April 2020
We require an enthusiastic Science Technician who is able to play an active role in the development of Science as part of a broadening STEM provision. We are very proud of our school and the educational opportunities that it provides for our wonderful students. We have very high aspirations and ambitions. Our exam results are excellent placing Bassingbourn Village College consistently amongst the top performing state schools in Cambridgeshire and well above the national average. We are one of the founding members of Anglian Learning, a multi academy trust formed of four highly successful Cambridgeshire secondary schools.
The successful candidate needs to be versatile, an excellent communicator with great initiative. Training will be provided where necessary and flexible working requests will be considered. Scale 2 (£18,426 to £18,795 fte) for 37 hours per week (Term time only).
To apply, please complete a support staff application form which is available below and forward with a letter to Mrs Smith by post or email to email@example.com outlining how you would successfully implement the requirements of the job description and how your previous experience has successfully prepared you for this post. CVs will not be accepted
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 25th March. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.
Job Description: Lab Tech job description 2020
Person Specification: Technician Specification
Application forms : Application forms should be completed and returned to the College with a covering letter.
We do not accept CVs.
Teaching staff: (word version): Teacher application form (PDF version) Teacher application form
Non-teaching staff (including exam invigilators) (word version) Support Staff application form (PDF version) Support Staff application form
Disclosure of criminal record declaration form.pdf Disclosure of criminal record declaration form Word version
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Job Title: Examination Invigilator
The primary roles of an invigilator are twofold; to ensure that examinations are conducted according to the regulations and to ensure that all candidates have the opportunity to perform in the examination to the best of their ability.
||To assist the Examinations Officer & Chief Invigilator in the smooth running of all examinations
||Supervising students before, during and after examinations.
Acting as a reader/scribe for students with these arrangements
||Examinations Officer, Chief Invigilator, other invigilators, Heads of department, other staff as appropriate
||During exam periods – Mainly the May/June period but at other times as they occur throughout the school year.
Morning exams start at 9am and afternoon exams usually start at 1.40pm – invigilators are expected to be on duty up to 30 minutes before each exam.
||£8.21 per hour (£9.20 per hour including holiday pay)
|Qualifications and personal skills
- No formal qualifications or experience necessary; training will be given.
- Vigilance, calmness and firmness are more important than formal qualifications
- You will work as part of a team so need to be adaptable within the working environment
||Organisation & Administration
- to issue papers and necessary equipment to students
- to maintain a discrete but effective and vigilant presence during the examination enabling students to perform to the best of their ability
- to support students who may need to take rest breaks during the exam
- to invigilate small groups where some students may have readers or scribes
- to support students as a reader or scribe
- to support the examination officer/chief invigilator in checking papers before despatch
- to ensure the exam hall is cleared of all materials relating to the finished paper and then help set up for the next exam
- to attend training meetings before examination periods and as necessary for refreshers
- to attend de-briefing sessions at the end of each exam period to maintain good practice
- to be aware of and comply with policies relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person. Also to be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities for all
This job description maybe reviewed from time to time. Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task will not necessarily be identified and a full explanation will be given at the New Invigilators training session.
To apply, please complete a support staff application and send with a covering letter by post to Mrs S Smith at the College or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. CVs will not be accepted. If you require further information about this position, please contact the Exams Officer, Sue Jenkins on 01763 242344 or by email email@example.com