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Current Vacancies - Science Technician & Catering Supervisor  - see details below

Are you committed to kick-starting social mobility? Do you want to work in a vibrant, aspirational and caring community? Then you will find what you are looking for at The Queen Katherine School.

The Queen Katherine School is an 11-18 Academy with 1100 students on roll. We have a constant focus on improving the quality of the education we deliver and time is given each week to developing Learning and Teaching across the school. Great emphasis is also placed on the community element of school life and this can be seen throughout the school in our ‘Proud to Belong’ ethos. 

The Queen Katherine School enjoys a great location in Kendal, Cumbria. Kendal is known as the gateway to the Lake District, six miles from junction 36 of the M6 motorway and only a few miles from the sea. Kendal is especially well placed to cater for walking, mountain biking, canoeing, climbing and a host of other outdoor pursuits. The scenic surroundings, low crime rate and vibrant community activities add to Kendal’s appeal. 

The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS).

If you have any queries about a role or the application procedure please contact Tracy Houlden, Head of HR or Emma Robinson, HR Assistant



Current Vacancies:

Science Technician

£18,795 to £19,171 FTE (£15,874 to £16,191 pro rata)

Full-time, permanent, term time plus INSET.

We are seeking a Science Technician to support teaching staff and ensure that resources are in place for the delivery of the science curriculum.

For more information and details on how to apply please visit https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/science-technician-cumbria-1237337

Closing date for applications: 16 September 2019

Interview date: w/b 23 September 2019

To start : as soon as possible 


Catering Supervisor

Starting salary £18,065 FTE (£12,344 pro rata)

30 hours per week, term time plus inset, permanent.

We are seeking a Catering Supervisor / Dining Hall Organiser to assist with the supervision and organisation of the school kitchen.

For more information and details on how to apply please visit


Closing date for applications: 19 September 2019 by 12 noon

Interview date: w/b 23 September 2019

To start : as soon as possible 


When job vacancies do exist (both teaching and non-teaching), they are advertised via the Times Educational Supplement (TES) website.

Please click the link below and scroll to the bottom of the QKS employer page for information about any current vacancies.