School Banner

Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Senior Laboratory Technician - Term Time

Dartford Science and Technology College, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-4026-199S
  • Posted:02/07/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 7 (£22,182 FTE)
  • Start Date:27th August 2019
  • App Close Date:15/07/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/b 15th July


Five days per week: 08.00 -16.00 Monday - Thursday and 08.00 - 15.30 on Friday.

All year round contract – 25 days annual leave to be used predominantly in school holidays (28 days after 5 years KCC service).  We would consider term time only or term time plus some holiday work for the right candidate (please ask if you require a pro-rata salary to be calculated before applying).

We are looking for an Senior Laboratory Technician to join our Science Department.  Are you someone..... 

  • Who is an experienced Laboratory Technician with relevant scientific qualifications?
  • Who has an excellent knowledge of the procedures and policies relating to this role and the ability to apply them to ensure the safety of the staff and students of DSTC?
  • Who is confident, organised and proactive with the ability to prioritise your time and work on your own initiative?
  • Who would enjoy being part of a team of Science Teachers and Technicians working together to ensure our students achieve their potential? 

.....then this job vacancy is for you.

We are looking for an experienced and appropriately qualified Senior Laboratory Technician to join our Science Department.  The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated with good scientific knowledge and practical experience.  He or she will support the Science Teachers by preparing practicals and demonstrations and ensuring that the materials and equipment used by the department are stored and maintained appropriately to ensure the safety of all at DSTC.  A high level of understanding of the health and safety rules and procedures relating to this role is essential.


Information about the school

Why work at Dartford Science and Technology College?

DSTC is a small, non-selective secondary school for girls in Dartford. We are family-centred with high aspirations and pride ourselves on having small average class sizes and excellent pastoral care. This is a place where "pupils achieve well and thrive" and "all groups of pupils achieve well" (Ofsted March 2017). Ofsted graded the school Good overall and Good in each category and noted that "there is a positive climate for learning throughout the school".

Lessons at DSTC have a calm and purposeful atmosphere with the students showing a genuine interest in learning. Our teachers tell us they enjoy being able to teach and enable the students to learn with very little disruption.

We are a Co-operative Trust school and are committed to supporting our workforce to be the best they can be. We can offer accelerated professional development with a personalised approach to developing all staff through coaching, mentoring and both internal and external training. Our new staff will have unparalleled opportunities to learn and bring excellent practice to bear in raising achievement for the students of DSTC.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 222445


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.