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Science Technician - Full-time

The Norton Knatchbull School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-4528-152S
  • Posted:23/09/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:as soon as possible
  • App Close Date:30/09/2019 at 16:00
  • Interviews:as soon as possible



Required as soon as possible

This is a permanent post, 37 hours per week, term time only.  It is paid on Kent Range 4 - £17,361 (pro rata: £14,317).  This is a vital role within a successful team and key tasks are to prepare practical lessons and support science teachers.  The successful applicant will have a good level of organisation and the ability to manage time effectively.  He/she would also be flexible, mindful of health and safety issues and possess excellent interpersonal skills.  A degree of computer literacy would be required for the role and an interest in Chemistry, Biology or Physics is essential.

For a job description and an application form, visit our school website at www.nks.kent.sch.uk  

Please send completed application form, C.V. and application letter of no more than 2 sides of A4, to Mrs. S. Butcher, P.A. to the Headteacher, either by post or email sbutcher@nks.kent.sch.uk  

Deadline for applications: 4 p.m. Monday 30th September 2019.  Interviews will take place as soon as possible thereafter.

NKS is committed to the Continuing Professional Development of all our staff.  We support our employees in career development and respect initiative and ambition.  As such we are committed to using Performance Management; formal and informal training; coaching and mentoring; and peer support to ensure the progression of our staff.  In return we expect commitment and a desire to improve and excel from our colleagues.

All new recruits to our team will be further supported by a comprehensive Induction Programme and a Mentor.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.


Information about the school

The Norton Knatchbull has a rich and long history. Set up over 350 years ago as Ashford Grammar School by Sir Norton Knatchbull. 7 FE grammar school with girls in 6th form. Students well motivated, pleasant and able. Kent Grammar Schools admit the top 25% of the ability range. Relationships with KCC and all local schools is exceptionally good. Ashford is an expanding market and railway town, unemployment very low, housing in Ashford reasonably priced.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01233) 633668


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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.