• joannejackowiak

Science Technician, 37 hrs pw, all year round, Grade N4, £19,312 to £20,493 pa, Closing 16/7/21

Required for September 2021, Permanent


Studio West is an exciting studio school, which opened in September 2014. As part of Kenton School’s Academy Trust, Studio West cater for around 400 students aged between 11 and 19 with student numbers increasing year on year. We are expected to reach 650 at full capacity. Rated “Good” by Ofsted, Studio West offers students an innovative and bespoke curriculum with an emphasis on employability and life skills. We have close working relationships with our business partners and our mission is to make sure that every student who leaves Studio West, does so with a university place, an apprenticeship or employment.


Due the school’s success, we are in a position to expand our administrative team to create this new role. The role will involve working between our busy Reception and providing general administrative support including typing, photocopying, dealing with queries both face to face and on the telephone from students, parents/carers and other stakeholders.

We are seeking a technician to work predominantly in our science department, supporting the team in the setting up and dismantling of equipment and practicals, ordering stocks and supplies and maintaining our databases.


This is an ideal opportunity either for candidates with previous experience working as a laboratory technician either in a school or other setting, or those who with related qualifications who are able to offer evidence of ability to undertake duties as outlined within the job description. A knowledge of health and safety legislation including COSHH and regulations in relation to the safe handling and storage of chemicals and usage of hazardous equipment is essential.


Click here to download Candidate Information Pack


If you have commitment, interpersonal skills and flexibility to succeed in our team, we want to hear from you. In return, we offer fantastic developmental possibilities due to working as part of Kenton Schools Academy Trust, and our forward thinking management and staff working together to offer the best available chances for our students.


How to Apply

Please complete the online form via www.tes.com/jobs/ selecting ‘Quick Apply’ or download an application form from our website www.studiowestnewcastle.com and return it to human.resources@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk/


Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 16 July 2021


Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.

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