Science Laboratory Technician

King James Academy RoystonHertfordshire

​ Science Laboratory Technician

Hours: 37 hours per week (Part time considered)

Weeks:       Term time plus 1 week (39 weeks)

Salary Range: H4 £19,698 - £20,903 (FTE)

Contract:        Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a well organised and responsible person to join our Science Department as a Science Laboratory Technician. The post will involve daily contact with staff and students so excellent communication skills are essential. Your main responsibilities will include:

• Preparing for classroom experiments

• Carrying out departmental risk assessments

• Maintaining equipment inventories

• Ordering stock

• Organising safe disposal of waste.

The successful candidate will have a good standard of secondary education, including Science subjects. Experience of working in a laboratory environment is essential.

King James Academy (5-11), is a through school formed from the amalgamation of two middle schools and an upper school in 2019. Since 2020 it has been part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. It is approximately 12 miles from Cambridge and is within easy access of London. The three schools were each recognised as ‘Good’ in all categories by Ofsted in their last inspections prior to the merger.

We are dedicated to high quality professional development and there are opportunities for further progression within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust. At King James Academy, you can expect a supportive culture within a Trust with very high aspirations. We value our staff and there are many development opportunities within the Partnership.

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust consists of fourteen schools, across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and North Hertfordshire who work closely together to provide the best possible learning experience for our learners.  Royston is a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and Stevenage and with excellent transport links to London.

For further information please contact the Head of Science, Mrs Charmain Dunham:

If you would like to visit the Academy before applying, we would be delighted to welcome you, to make an appointment please contact Mrs Tracey Sell.

Please visit our website: for further information and to download an application form. Completed application forms together with a covering letter should be submitted to:

The closing date for applications is Midday 21st May 2021

Interviews will be held 26th May 2021

Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants are thanked for their interest in this post.  Please note that only the candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

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King James Academy Royston


King James Academy Royston
Garden WalkRoystonHertfordshireSG8 7JHUnited Kingdom
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