Science Technician

School
Kingston Grammar School
Location
Kingston upon Thames, Greater London
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Salary
KGS Support Staff Salary Scale
Start Date
2nd September 2024
Expires
21st June 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1427147
Start Date
2nd September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1427147

We are seeking to appoint a Science Technician to join our successful and friendly team. The Science Department is split by subject, Chemistry, Physics and Biology, each with its own Head of Department and teaching staff. A team of technicians support the teaching staff providing technical support to each of the Departments, as well as assisting each other across within the whole science faculty.

The successful candidate will assist with preparation of all materials used for teaching in the busy Biology, Physics and Chemistry departments as well as the day-to-day running of the Prep rooms. This includes the preparation of practical’s, undertaking risk assessments and associated Health and Safety issues throughout the department.

The Science Technician takes instruction from the Senior Technician in each department for all day-to-day matters and reports to the Team Leader Technician. This role will provide support across all science departments and will initially be split into approximately 3 days in Physics, 2 days in Biology, and support Chemistry on a more ad hoc basis. Kingston Grammar School is at the start of a period of expansion and development and the exact allocation of time in each department may change as needs do.

The precise nature of the job description may be adjusted to suit the strengths of the successful candidate, salary will be dependent upon experience and scientific qualifications. 

Salary: Dependent on experience plus generous benefits and pension contributions.

This is a full-time position based on 40 hours per week (8.00am to 4.00pm) for 35 weeks a year which allows for  preparation time at the start of each academic year. 

Closing date: Friday 21st June at 9am. 

The schools reserves the right to close this vacancy at anytime, therefore early applications are welcomed. 

Safeguarding Statement

Kingston Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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Safeguarding Statement:

Kingston Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Kingston Grammar School

Kingston Grammar School