Science Technician/Senior Science Technician – Biology

  • Organisation: Kingston Grammar School
  • Location: Surrey
  • Tenure: Full-time
  • Closing Date: Tuesday 7 February 2023

We are seeking to appoint a Science Technician/Senior Science Technician (Biology) to join our successful and friendly team.

The Science Department is split by subject, Chemistry, Physics and Biology, each with its own Head of Department and teaching staff. A team of technicians support the teaching staff providing technical support to each of the Departments, as well as assisting each other across within the whole science faculty.

The Science Technician (Biology) for each department reports directly to the Head of Department for all day-to-day matters, working closely with the Team Leader Technician.

The successful candidate will assist with preparation of all materials used for teaching in the busy Biology department as well as the day-to-day running of the Biology Prep room. This includes the preparation of practical’s, undertaking risk assessments and associated Health and Safety issues throughout the department.

The precise nature of the job description may be adjusted to suit the strengths of the successful candidate and whether this post is offered at Science Technician or Senior Science Technician level will depend on qualifications and the number of years technician experience.

Salary: Dependent on experience plus generous benefits and pension contributions.

This is a full-time position based on 40 hours per week (8.00am to 4.00pm) for 38 weeks a year which allows for 4 weeks preparation time during the school holidays. The incumbent must return to school for at least 4 days prior to the Autumn Day INSET each year.

We are seeking to appoint a Science Technician/Senior Science Technician (Biology) to join our successful and friendly team.


Description

The Science Department is split by subject, Chemistry, Physics and Biology, each with its own Head of Department and teaching staff. A team of technicians support the teaching staff providing technical support to each of the Departments, as well as assisting each other across within the whole science faculty.

The Science Technician (Biology) for each department reports directly to the Head of Department for all day-to-day matters, working closely with the Team Leader Technician.

The successful candidate will assist with preparation of all materials used for teaching in the busy Biology department as well as the day-to-day running of the Biology Prep room. This includes the preparation of practical’s, undertaking risk assessments and associated Health and Safety issues throughout the department.

The precise nature of the job description may be adjusted to suit the strengths of the successful candidate and whether this post is offered at Science Technician or Senior Science Technician level will depend on qualifications and the number of years technician experience.

Salary: Dependent on experience plus generous benefits and pension contributions.

This is a full-time position based on 40 hours per week (8.00am to 4.00pm) for 38 weeks a year which allows for 4 weeks preparation time during the school holidays. The incumbent must return to school for at least 4 days prior to the Autumn Day INSET each year.


Kingston Grammar School

Kingston Grammar School
70/72 London Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6PY

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