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Science Technician Technicians - Term Time

Cornwallis Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6913-368S
  • Posted:08/09/2020
  • Pay:£13,103 per annum (£18,039 FTE)
  • Start Date:Sept/Oct 2020
  • App Close Date:17/09/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:September 2020


Cornwallis Academy are looking to appoint an outstanding Lab Technician to support our Science department on a permanent basis, term time only for 32.5 hours per week.


You will be joining a well-resourced department and will assist in maintaining the laborites within the school and support practical work in the classroom. The post offers outstanding opportunities for continuous personal and professional development for a highly motivated and ambitious individual. The person appointed would be supported by the Science department and a fantastic team of practitioners. 


As well as our state of the art facilities, we have an exciting programme of trips, visits, visitors and extra-curricular activities.  Cornwallis Academy value positive working relationships and seek individuals who will support this ethos.  


The successful candidate will:

  • Have laboratory experience or science technician experience and detailed knowledge of safe laboratory working practices (desirable)

  • Be self-motivated and able to manage others

  • Excellent organisational & interpersonal skills with an innovative, forward thinking  and determined commitment to support teaching & learning in science.

  • Have a strong interest and understanding of science


We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and gaining nationally accredited qualifications 
  • The support of a Trust that currently runs two secondary schools, primary school and Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme


Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs.


All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All members of staff are expected to share and adhere to this commitment.

Information about the school

Future Schools Trust is a visionary organisation comprised of two secondary academies, a sixth form, primary school and a nursery school. Occupying state-of-the-art facilities our objective is to secure the very best educational opportunities for the young people we serve. We pride ourselves in being innovative in changing the face of education. If you are an ambitious, motivated and enthusiastic team player, we want to hear from you.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 741866


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.