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Science Technician - Part-time

Simon Langton Girls' Grammar School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-4534-232S
  • Posted:11/06/2024
  • Pay:KR5 £16,914 p.a. pro rata (£24,040 FTE)
  • Start Date:1st September 2024
  • App Close Date:26/06/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 11th July 2024


We are looking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Science Technician. Working under the guidance of the Senior Science Technician, you will be providing support mainly within junior science and Biology in our large, recently built and well-equipped, Science Department.

Science Technicians play a vital role in supporting learning by providing technical assistance to aid the teachers’ work in the classroom.  The successful candidate will need to have a strong interest in science, high standards and a methodical, very organised, approach to their work.  You will need to be a good team player who can contribute strongly to a professional, friendly team, as well as being flexible, able to take direction and work on your own initiative. 

The post holder will be required to co-ordinate the use and maintenance of practical resources and facilities and to provide assistance and advice in the practical needs of the science curriculum.

The successful candidate will be required to work 30 hours per week over 4/5 days, with a 30-minute unpaid lunch.  You will be paid on Kent Range 5, £16,914 p.a. pro rata (FTE £24,040).  You will be required to work term time (currently 38 weeks) plus 30 hours in the Summer holidays.

If you are interested in this position, please complete the application form on the Kent-Teach.com website, please note C.V.'s will not be accepted.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint suitable candidates before the published closing date. 

Should you have any queries, please contact Mrs Elaine Wall, H.R. Manager, email ewall@langton.kent.sch.uk

Closing date: mid-day Wednesday 26th June 2024

Date of Interview: Thursday 11th July 2024

Information about the school

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is a highly respected selective Voluntary Controlled Girls’ Grammar School that places students’ academic success on a par with their wellbeing, creating a unique learning community where every individual matters. Students attending the school are aged between 11-18 years and the school has a student roll of about 1,300 students (with approx. 400 pupils in our mixed Sixth Form).

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School is committed to safeguarding Children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Simon Langton Girls Grammar School expects all governors, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks, including oversees criminal background checks, where applicable. All new governors, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Elaine Wall
  • Address:Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3EW
  • Telephone: (01227) 463711
  • Email: ewall@langton.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01227) 458363


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