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Lead Science Technician - Term Time

Dover Grammar School for Boys, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-5459-365S
  • Posted:05/03/2024
  • Pay:Salary dependant on experience
  • Start Date:Summer Term 2024
  • App Close Date:28/04/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:April 2024


We are looking to appoint a Lead Science Technician to join our busy Science department.  Key tasks are to prepare practical lessons and provide continued support to the Science department. Being adaptable and willing to take on all challenges is essential, as is an interest in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

The ideal candidate will also be flexible, mindful of Health and Safety issues and possess excellent interpersonal skills. A good computer literacy will also be required. 

You will be joining our Science Department at an exciting time.  Our new accommodation provides us with exciting, spacious teaching spaces, specialist science labs and a state of the art Science Prep room, all of which increases opportunities for students both inside and outside of the curriculum. 

For further information, please refer to the Job Description at the end of this advert.  

If you are passionate about working with the fantastic young people in Dover and surrounding areas, relish a challenge and feel you have the necessary skills for this post, we really want you to apply.   

Applications should include a completed application form, either through Kent Teach or the one found on the DGSB website. If you have any questions, please contact the Headteacher's PA, Lizzie Reynolds, via email on lreynolds@dgsb.co.uk.   

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

Information about the school

Dover Grammar School for Boys is a selective school with a school roll of 800 students. Approximately 200 of these are in the Sixth Form. Girls are admitted to the Sixth Form.

DGSB is on a very exciting journey. Having retained our "Good " OFSTED designation, without condition, in October 2019, we are working hard on every aspect of what we do as we want to become even better. We moved into a £26m new school building in July 2022 and our new accommodation provides us with modern, bright, spacious teaching rooms, and has increased opportunities for students both inside and outside of the taught curriculum.

However, our success both in school – we recorded a fantastic Progress 8 score in 2023 of +0.57 - and within the local community means that we are already looking to expand our site and develop opportunities further.

DGSB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff to share in this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undergo appropriate child protection screening including an enhanced DBS check. An ‘online presence’ check may be carried out before any appointment is confirmed. All appointments are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references.

Non-contributory access to the Benenden Healthcare Scheme is offered to successful candidates.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lizzie Reynolds
  • Address:Astor Avenue, Dover, Kent, CT17 0DQ
  • Telephone: (01304) 206117
  • Email: lreynolds@dgsb.co.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.