Science Laboratory Technician (Bio/Chem), Croydon

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Cambridge Tutors CollegeCroydon

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Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £20k-£24k pro-rata
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Science Laboratory Technician (Bio/Chem)

Cambridge Tutors College in Croydon is seeking to appoint a skilled and enthusiastic science laboratory technician from January 2019. Ideally, candidates should have a minimum of GCSE / O level in science and be familiar with the preparation of A level and GCSE practical activities and assessments. They should have good organisational skills and be familiar with the COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) and Health and Safety regulations. They should have experience of school laboratory and technical work and also be computer literate. 

The Science Department

The Science Department is extremely strong. Biology and Chemistry are popular and successful subjects with well-equipped laboratories and a dedicated preparation room. Students are taught in groups with a maximum of nine students. There are currently two Biology, two Chemistry and two Physics tutors with each subject having a Head of Department. There are also two other science laboratory technicians.

The students take the Edexcel examinations for A level Chemistry and OCR for Biology. They follow the Cambridge International Examination board for IGCSE and there is an internal pre-university foundation course.

Terms and Conditions

Hours of work: 30 hours pw (specific times negotiable and flexible)

40-week year (term-time plus 4 weeks)

Salary: £20k-24k pro-rata, dependant on experience and qualifications.

The College has a generous pension scheme.


Application form can be downloaded and should be completed and returned along with a covering letter to  by 23rd November. Interviews are scheduled to take place in December. 

Cambridge Tutors College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

It will be necessary for the successful candidate to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS).

Job location

More about Cambridge Tutors College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 15 - 18 years
Address: Water Tower Hill, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5SX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 6885284
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