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Senior Science Technician - Part-time

Westlands School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-5434-556S
  • Posted:28/03/2019
  • Pay:Swale Academies Trust Support Staff Pay Scheme
  • Start Date:May 2019
  • App Close Date:26/04/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:6th May 2019


Senior Science Technician

Required as soon as possible

Band 6 £19,864 – £21,790 (£17,524.02 - £19,223.14 pro rata)

37 hours per week, over 5 days. Term time only, plus 5 staff development days plus additional 10 days to be worked during the holidays.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be responsible for ensuring that a safe, effective and efficient laboratory technical service is provided for use by students and teaching staff.
  • Provide technical advice and assistance in the classroom to support students and to assist teaching staff.
  • Coordinate the use and development of practical resources and facilities within the science department.
  • Assist the head of department in the line management of all science technicians including their induction, training and performance management.
  • Ensure that health and safety requirements and other relevant regulations are in place and adhered to, including the completion and recording of necessary tasks.

Recruitment packs are available Kent Teach.  Please note that we cannot accept CVs without an application form. Applicants should include a letter of application detailing how they meet the requirements of the person specification


Closing Date: 26th April 2019 (noon)

Interview Date: 7th May 2019

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Contact details: Mrs A Williams

Westlands School,

Westlands Avenue,


Kent ME10 1PF


Telephone: 01795 477475

Email: AMW@westlands.kent.sch.uk

Applications should be sent to:  hr@swale.at


Trust Principal: Mr J Whitcombe MA

Headteacher: Mr S Cox


Information about the school

Westlands School is a large, mixed, 11-18 school with a tradition of excellent outcomes for students and a ‘Good’ OFSTED judgement. We have an enviable reputation in the local area, being significantly over-subscribed on an annual basis. As part of Swale Academies Trust we work in collaboration with other schools across Kent and East Sussex. We are a Teaching School and provide professional development of the highest quality.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr S Cox ( Headteacher)
  • Address:Westlands Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 1PF
  • Telephone: (01795) 477475
  • Email: HR@swale.at

Fax: (01795) 431946


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.