Science Technician, Hertfordshire

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Kingshott SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Kingshott is a thriving co-educational Independent Preparatory school of approximately 400 children between the ages of 3 and 13. Through providing a broad, diverse and interesting curriculum each child is given the opportunity to access learning in a meaningful and satisfying way.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly-skilled Technician to support the work of our students and staff in our dynamic Science Department. The technician is a valued part of our school team and plays a pivotal role in supporting the practical and technical aspects of the Science Curriculum.  

The technician will work as part of a three person team of technician and two Science teachers, in order to support and develop the practical element of learning. You will be responsible for preparing class practicals and demonstrations for two teachers, teaching in two science classrooms. You will also be responsible for updating the prep room and actively acquiring new resources in order to support the progression of Biology, Chemistry and Physics within our thriving department.  This role will involve a variety of tasks related to the preparation and delivery of practical lessons, so a keen interest in science is essential.

The successful candidate will be working from 8:45am until 1:00pm, term time only (this includes INSET days).

Applicants should be diligent, organised and willing to use their own initiative. Strong communication skills and an interest in working alongside young people is essential.

A job description and application form can be downloaded here, or obtained from the Headmaster’s PA, Sarah Wheeler at:

E:  T: 01462 432009
    Kingshott School, St Ippolyts, Hitchin, Herts SG4 7JX

Closing date for applications is 20 May, with interviews likely to be later that week.

Kingshott School is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and an enhanced DBS check will be made on the successful applicant. 

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More about Kingshott School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Stevenage Road, St. Ippolyts, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7JX, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1462 432009
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Kingshott School is set on the outskirts of Hitchin, Hertfordshire and provides an outstanding co-educational learning experience for just over 400 children aged 3 to 13. Since 2004, major improvements have been made to the School’s facilities inclu...