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Science Technician

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time and Term-time only 
(As the position is  term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Monday 03 October 2022, Midday

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Seahaven Academy
Haven Way
East Sussex

Phone:       01273 517601
Email:        Hr1@seahavenacademy.org.uk
Website:    www.seahavenacademy.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.


Science Technician -  Seahaven Academy

Closing Date:    3rd October 2022 at midday
Contract:           Permanent to start as soon as possible
Hours:                37.5 hours per week, term time only
Salary:               £16,820pa based on the FTE salary of £19,581 per annum
Interview:          To be confirmed

About the School:
Seahaven Academy is a very proud community, with really big ambitions and incredibly high expectations for all our students. We whole-heartedly believe in our United Learning motto: ‘the best in everyone’.

Our recent inspection confirmed we are a ‘good’ school in all areas with a track record of strong outcomes for our students. We are unapologetically ambitious for every child, no matter what their background, prior attainment or needs. We provide all our young people with the challenge and support they need to achieve their goals to enable them to lead happy and fulfilling lives. We strongly believe in ‘Education with Character’ and want our young people to look back on their time at Seahaven as an education which has inspired and rewarded them and prepared them for the ups and downs of life.

The strength of relationships between students and staff is second to none, and we know that we can make a real difference to our students’ lives. Add to this a vibrant atmosphere, a stunning cliff-top location and excellent facilities and it is easy to see why we feel so passionately about our academy and the work we do at Seahaven.

Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact the HR Team, at Hr1@seahavenacademy.org.uk for an appointment.

The Role:
The successful applicant will play an essential role in the day to day support of the academy science department. This will include managing classroom resources; providing assistance and advice in meeting the practical needs of the science curriculum, including liaising with teaching staff; requisitions and the security and organisation of all science equipment and chemicals in storage. You will provide an effective support service to staff and pupils in the Science classrooms.

How to apply: Please go to http://www.seahavenacademy.org.uk/Staff/Vacancies1 to view our Job Pack for further information and access the online application form. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

Diversity, Inclusion and Safeguarding
Seahaven Academy is an equal opportunities employer committed to ensuring continuing professional development for staff and uses the Rooney Rule as part of the recruitment process, please see the job pack for further information. We take rigorous measures to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and two satisfactory references.

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/27428

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Newhaven, East Sussex

  • Salary
  • £16,820 to £19,581 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 03/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • Seahaven Academy

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 37.5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education