Science Technician, Surrey

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

King Edward's SchoolSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: To be discussed at interview
Contract term: Permanent

Occupying extensive and purpose-built laboratories, the Science department strives to excite and fulfil curiosity in the physical world. The Science department aims to:

  • Stimulate interest in all branches of Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Sports and Environmental Science) among the pupils through relevant and exciting lessons, with an emphasis on practical skills and understanding.
  • Deliver schemes of work linked to but beyond the National Curriculum.
  • Optimise exam performance of pupils of all abilities.
  • Encourage more pupils to continue the study of Science at university.

The purpose of the role is to support the academic staff in the smooth running of the department, offering technical assistance to staff and pupils in and out of lessons. Previous experience in a school environment would be an advantage.

As well as job satisfaction and a wonderful and diverse body of pupils to work with, we can offer a competitive salary, generous pension scheme, all meals and snacks on duty, free car parking, generous staff fee remission on School fees both at King Edward’s and our partner school Barrow Hills, free use of gym, swimming pool and sports facilities, and a Cycle to Work Scheme. 

King Edward's School is a co-educational boarding and day 11-18 school for some 400 pupils, around 60% of whom are full boarders. We are an HMC school, rated EXCELLENT in all areas by ISI. We are proud of our unique heritage and place among British co-educational independent schools as it incorporates a foundation which supports children who have a need for a boarding style of education.

To apply, please complete the Application Form or for further details, visit our website or contact the HR Department on HR@KESW.ORG or telephone 01428 686358. 

Closing date: 12 noon Thursday 25th April 2019. 

Applications will be considered on receipt and early application is recommended as we reserve the right to interview and offer the position.  

King Edward’s School Witley is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

More about King Edward's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Petworth Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 5SG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1428 686700
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The School: Founded in 1553 by Royal Charter in the City of London, the School is the operational arm of Bridewell Royal Hospital, a charitable foundation with assets in excess of £20m which provides for children in need of a boarding style of educat...