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Key Stage 3 Science Technician - Term Time

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4523-244S
  • Posted:20/05/2022
  • Pay:Kent Scheme Salaries 5 £20,595-£21,693 pa pro rata
  • Start Date:June/July 2022
  • App Close Date:06/06/2022 at 08:00
  • Interviews:10th June 2022

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Key Stage 3 Science Technician 

Required for June 2022     Kent Scheme Salaries 5

Part-time 30 hours per week term time plus 6 directed days

8.30am-2.30pm Monday-Friday 

£20,595-£21,693 per annum pro rata - Equating to  £14,500 per annum

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative colleague to join our team of committed Science Technicians and support our teaching staff within our Science Department.  The post holder will also be responsible for overseeing practical work for Key Stage 3 Science. The post would be equally suitable for an Science Technician or for a graduate Scientist.  Science is a very popular subject with 15 A level groups across the three Sciences. 

The core purpose of this position is to co-ordinate the use and maintenance of practical resources and facilities within the Science department and provide assistance and advice in the practical needs of the Science curriculum within Key Stage 3.  

Applicants should have previous laboratory experience but training will be provided where necessary. Applicants will show a commitment to support the ethos of the school and an ability to implement its policies, including Safeguarding, Child Protection, Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety.

The postholder is required to work for 39 weeks and one day per year. The postholder will receive a payment in respect of their pro rata entitlement to Annual Leave appropriate to their grade, Bank Holidays and the KCC concessionary day which is included in the salary above. 

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of 1220 students with a mixed sixth form of approximately 340.  Since July 2019 we have been appointed by the Department for Education as a Computing Hub in recognition of the expertise the school has evidenced in Computing Education and will take a lead in training teachers across the south east in the delivery of Computing. The post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment.  Staff benefits include strong support for professional development and healthcare scheme.

 

“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted)

 

Full details and an application pack are available from the school’s website https://www.mggs.org/joining-us/join-our-team/vacancies/

 

Applicants should complete our application form and email, along with a covering letter, to the Headteacher’s PA, Miss Starns via email: mstarns@mggs.org

 

Applications welcomed immediately



Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Maidstone Grammar School for Girls reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

 

Closing Date: 8am on 6th June 2022

Interviews:  10th June 2022

 

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 

Information about the school

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, or as it is more often known, is a very successful selective girls’ school of 1220 students with a mixed Sixth Form of approximately 340. The post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment. Staff benefits include strong support for professional development.

“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted).

MGGS has a strong community spirit which is underpinned by our belief that the happiness of all our students is key to enabling them to succeed. We have been providing an academic education for girls (and boys in the Sixth Form) from the town of Maidstone, and its surrounding area for over 130 years.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Deborah Stanley, Headteacher

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Michelle Starns
  • Address:Maidstone Grammar School For Girls, Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0SF
  • Telephone: 01622 752103
  • Email: mstarns@mggs.org

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).