Science Technician, Barking and Dagenham

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Riverside SchoolBarking and Dagenham

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: APT & C Scale 3/4 dependent on experience.
Contract term: Permanent

Required, a Science Technician to join an exciting new Secondary School which opened in 2012.  Riverside School serves the growing Barking Riverside community on the banks of the Thames and is already fully-subscribed. 

Main Activities

Prepare laboratories for lessons, taking note of requests from Senior Science Technician and Science teaching staff in respect of:-

  • equipment (either for demonstrations or group work)
  • consumables
  • stationery, worksheets and textbooks

Ensure that the laboratory is clean and safe for use at the start of each lesson.

Assist as required in clearing up laboratory after every lesson/practical.

Prepare orders of equipment, books, stationery and other consumables.   

Receive and check deliveries against orders.   

Assist with the annual stock take.

To ensure the application of Health and Safety procedures and to raise awareness of H&S issues specifically in relation to laboratories.

The above duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out such other appropriate duties as may be required by the Head of school within the grading level of the post and the competence of the post holder.

The school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and as such all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS (CRB) check. Appointments are also subject to satisfactory references/medical clearance 


More about Riverside School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Renwick Road, Barking, Essex, IG11 0FU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 203 946 5888
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Riverside School is a mixed, non-denominational secondary school with a sixth form. It is an academy located in Barking, Greater London.

Riverside opened as a new provision in September 2013, it currently has 750 students on roll and will eventually ...