Senior Technician, Perth Grammar School

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Job Description Senior Technician - PKC11130 £34,331 - £37,878 Perth Grammar School We have a great opportunity to join the Business Support Team at Perth Grammar School as a Senior Technician. As a Senior Technician...

Job Description

Senior Technician - PKC11130
£34,331 - £37,878
Perth Grammar School

We have a great opportunity to join the Business Support Team at Perth Grammar School as a Senior Technician.

As a Senior Technician you will be responsible for the preparation of resources and maintenance of equipment. You will participate in ensuring Health & Safety regulations are being adhered to across the school.

In this role, you will:

• Line manage the Technician and General Assistant.
• Adhere to the Council’s Health & Safety and COSHH regulations.
• Work in partnership with the Council’s IT team to maintain and manage the school’s digital equipment.
• Support all practical faculties with resource management.
• Co-ordinate school minibus bookings and manage the fleet maintenance programme.
• Provide technical advice to colleagues.
• Support, when required, local primary schools with practical lessons.

As part of this role, you will be working with learners and colleagues every day. You will have the opportunity to participate in on-the-job training and your continuous development will be encouraged and supported throughout your career with Perth & Kinross Council.

The working days for this role are Monday – Friday with a recommended working pattern of 0800hrs – 1545hrs.

About the School

At Perth Grammar, through our core values of ‘Pride, Respect, Ambition’ we aim to encourage and support our young people to flourish as young global citizens with the skills, knowledge, values and attitudes that will enable them to adapt and thrive in life, learning and work. This is in the context of our overarching vision of becoming an outstanding learning community with the highest expectation of and aspirations of all learners. Our motto is With Pride We Respect With Ambition We Strive.

Perth Grammar School currently has a roll of approximately 730 young people and is one of the four comprehensive non-denominational schools that serve Perth City and neighbouring areas. The organisation of secondary education in this area is based on the transfer of all pupils from Riverside PS, Tulloch PS, St Ninian’s PS, Luncarty PS, Stanley PS and Murthly PS.

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The Individual

You will work well within a team environment but also be able to work well on your own initiative, have good verbal communication skills and be willing to participate in any training relevant to role. Ideally you must be familiar with COSHH regulations and with the safe handling of chemicals.

You must be adaptable and willing to be involved in school community life and have core values of pride, respect, and ambition. If this sounds like you and you want to support learning and teaching at Perth Grammar School, then we would love to hear from you.

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Scott Jewell, Business Manager on 01738 472800 or email

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post. This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer. In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours. Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

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What we can do for you

If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.