Science Technician, Kensington, London

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Queen's Gate SchoolKensington, London

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Start date: October 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Queen’s Gate is an independent day school offering an excellent all-round education to girls from 4 to 18. We are a relatively small school with just over 500 pupils, but one which is rich in tradition and at the same time abundant with the energy and spirit of the 21st century.  Science is taught throughout the School, with separate Sciences in the Senior School. Our girls achieve very good results in the Sciences with a number reading Science or Science related subjects at University. We have six Science laboratories which are modern and well-equipped. 

We wish to appoint a Science Technician to support the teaching and learning in our Science   Department from KS3 to A-level.  This will include preparation and maintenance of resources and equipment under the instruction of teaching staff.   

The position will be 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, during term-time, but limited work will be required at the beginning and end of each term.  Salary will be commensurate with experience. 

The successful applicant will be educated to A-level or equivalent in a Science subject, preferably Physics.  A degree specialism in Science or a Science background would be preferable.  Proven experience of working in a Physics Laboratory is essential.  The successful candidate will also have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, and have the ability to prioritise busy workloads and work effectively under pressure. 

An application form and further details may be downloaded from our website www.queensgate.org.uk/about-us/vacancies or requested from School. When completed the application form should be sent together with a covering letter to the Principal, Queen’s Gate School, 133 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5LE or by email to recruitment@queensgate.org.uk to arrive no later than Monday, 24th September 2018. 

Queen’s Gate is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo enhanced DBS checks and have references taken up with previous employers.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 133 Queen's Gate, London, SW7 5LE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 589 3587
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