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Laboratory Assistant (Gap Year post)

Chesham Grammar School

Pay Range 1 ISN5 £15,840 pro rata (actual £12,390)

35 hours a week (8.30am - 4.00pm including a 30-minute lunch break)

Monday to Friday term-time only

Required: September 2019 for the 2019/2020 academic year


Specialist support is required for our large and highly successful Science Faculty.  The successful candidate will join our team of 15 teaching and support staff and will play a key role in assisting our technicians with lesson preparation.

You will gain a range of experiences in providing technical and administrative support to other staff and students.  You will develop a working knowledge of the Key Stage 3 - Key Stage 5 Science curriculum.  You will receive comprehensive induction training and ongoing support.

Scientific and chemical knowledge at least to GCSE is essential.  This post has arisen in order to provide additional support when a member of the technical support team will be on maternity leave. 

For an application form, please see linked documents.  Pre-application visits are welcomed.

Completed application forms should be emailed to

Closing date for applications:  Friday 28th June 2019 at midday

Interview date: Week commencing 1st July 2019

Red Kite Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.