Science Technician – Term Time – Weavering, Kent

Science Technician – Term Time

Weavering, Kent


Science Technician – Term Time

  • Ref:KCC886-4058-513S
  • Posted:07/03/2023
  • Pay:VIAT Grade 4 Point £17,153-£18,968 Actual
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:30/03/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


Science Laboratory Technician

Required as soon as possible, the Trust wishes to appoint a Laboratory Technician.   

The successful applicant will be required to work 37 hours per week, term time only (190 days – see note below*), and will have experience of working in a laboratory environment, preferably in a school.  The successful candidate will ideally be required to prepare science experiments at all key stages up to and including A Level investigations.   Salary will be according to experience but will be paid on VIAT Grade 4 Point 18 – 21 with an actual salary of £17,1253-£18,968.

The role is for committed and motivated professionals who would like to work in a school that provides a wealth of opportunities for both its students and staff, along with wanting to be part of a family friendly, team-based workforce. 

Come and join our dedicated team of professionals who are always willing to support new staff in the best interests of our students.  Our school continually evolves in our drive for excellence; we aspire to provide Outstanding Care, Outstanding Education and Outstanding Opportunities.  New opportunities, including career progression, are actively sought for all staff across the school. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across the Multi-Academy Trust (VIAT) is set up to provide networking, support, quality assurance and friendship. If you think you would thrive in this environment, we want to meet you.  

*A normal academic year would consist of 190 days however, where there are less than 190 teaching days in an academic year, the successful candidate will make this time up outside of term time on staff only days, open events etc.

If you are interested in this role, please download the application form from our website – Application Forms – Invicta Grammar School ( – and send your completed application to [email protected]

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the students.

Closing date for applications:  Thursday 30 March 2023.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   All Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Information about the school

Invicta Grammar School is a popular and high-achieving selective secondary school for girls, which welcomes boys into the Sixth Form. With over 1600 students on roll, including nearly 400 in the Sixth Form, the school is widely recognised as a beacon of excellence, innovation and collaboration.

Set within the Valley Invicta Academies Trust (VIAT) main campus, based in Maidstone, the school has enviable indoor and outdoor facilities, including a state-of-the-art Sports Hall.

The school has an innovative curriculum, which emphasises the development of the ‘whole’ student and which inspires, challenges and prepares students for life. There are many personal development opportunities and there is particular passion for the Arts, Music and Sport.

The team at Invicta are specialists in their subjects and keen to collaborate with colleagues across the school and, more widely, the Trust (VIAT).

Invicta is proud to have achieved the International School Award and the Wellbeing Award for Schools.


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