Science Technician Technicians - Term Time

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-4045-168S
  • Posted:08/10/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 5
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:29/10/2021 at 17:00
  • Interviews:w/c 11th October 2021


Calling all Science Technicians! Are you looking for your next exciting career step? Do you relish the chance to work in a busy Science Department?

Due to the retirement of two long-standing members of staff, we require two Science Technicians to join our team starting as soon as possible.

The roles will support teachers in the delivery of the curriculum within lessons. They will assist in the maintenance and preparation of the classrooms, apparatus and materials for staff and students, with a view to supporting safe, effective and efficient teaching and learning.

The ideal candidate will have a Science qualification to at least A-level or equivalent is essential, and technician or laboratory experience would be desirable. They will have the technical competence required for preparing and ordering of materials as well as maintaining machines and equipment. They will have previous experience working with children, have strong organisational skills and have the ability work as part of a team as well as independently.

The Science department runs smoothly and our students achieve well across Key stages 3 to 5. Our core purpose is to fully engage all our students and ignite their curiosity and determination so they can achieve their full potential.  Staff benefit from a positive working environment with strong support for professional development and 3 specialist laboratories within a science area comprising 11 laboratories, fully equipped for high quality teaching and learning. We are a department of 14.

The main site for TWGSB is in Tunbridge Wells. However, there you may be required to work at other sites connected to TWGSB. 

Further details and application form available from the School Website: Please note that we will only accept CV’s if they are accompanied by an application form.



Contract type: Permanent; term time only (39 weeks per year)
Hours: 37 hours per week, five days a week
Salary: Kent Range 5 (FTE - £19,723, actual salary working £16,963.94 based on working 39 weeks a year)
Responsible to: Head of Science
Start Date: ASAP

Information about the school

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is a successful and popular selective 11-18 dual-site school, with a site in Tunbridge Wells and a brand new site based in Sevenoaks. Staff will benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development and specialist teaching rooms. We aim for high standards and the pursuit of academic excellence, helping every student to reach their full potential through the development of skills, concepts and knowledge, within the framework of a caring community. Relationships between staff and students are based on trust, mutual respect and a determination to succeed.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Clare Peck
  • Address:Tunbridge Wells Grammar School For Boys, St Johns Road, Tunbridge Wells , Kent, TN4 9XB
  • Telephone: 01892 529551
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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.