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Science Technician - Term Time

Invicta Grammar School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4058-442S
  • Posted:25/01/2022
  • Pay:VIAT Grade 4 Point 18-21: £16,411-£18,291 Actual
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:07/02/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Science Technician 

Required as soon as possible, the Trust wishes to appoint a Laboratory Technician.    

The successful applicant will be required to work 37 hours per week, term time only (190 days – see note below*), and will have experience of working in a laboratory environment, preferably in a school.  The successful candidate will ideally be required to prepare science experiments at all key stages up to and including A Level investigations.   Salary will be according to experience but will be paid on VIAT Grade 4 Point 18 – 21 with a full time equivalent of £19,755-£22,017, and an actual salary of £16,411-18,291.

The role is for committed and motivated professionals who would like to work in a school that provides a wealth of opportunities for both its students and staff, along with wanting to be part of a family friendly, team-based workforce. The main VIAT site encompasses three secondary schools and our new School of Science and Technology (SST) will have Year 7 and Year 8 students in 2021-22. The Technician Team currently supports both Invicta Grammar School and this growing school, although in the future, SST will have dedicated technician staff once more Year Groups enrol.  

Come and join our dedicated team of professionals who are always willing to support new staff in the best interests of our students.  Our school continually evolves in our drive for excellence; we aspire to provide Outstanding Care, Outstanding Education and Outstanding Opportunities.  New opportunities, including career progression, are actively sought for all staff across the school. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across the Multi-Academy Trust (VIAT) is set up to provide networking, support, quality assurance and friendship. If you think you would thrive in this environment, we want to meet you.  

*A normal academic year would consist of 190 days however, where there are less than 190 teaching days in an academic year, the successful candidate will make this time up outside of term time on staff only days, open events etc.

If you are interested in this role, please download the application form from our website - Application Forms - Invicta Grammar School (viat.org.uk) - and send your completed application to n.fitzgerald@invicta.viat.org.uk

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the students.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 7 February 2022.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   All Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Information about the school

At Invicta, we seek to develop the skills, talents and interests of all our students as individuals. We have high expectations and high aspirations for all and our vision is one of academic excellence in a supportive and caring environment. Our results are outstanding with 63% A/B grades at A Level and 62.2% A/A and 9-7 grades at GCSE making us the best school in Maidstone and the opportunities and care we provide are equally outstanding.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 678584


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).