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Employer DLD College London
Location Southwark
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Janu

Full-time Science Laboratory Technician  From January 2017  

DLD College is looking for an enthusiastic full-time Lab Technician to join our dynamic team from January 2017. DLD College is an independent boarding college situated in the heart of London overlooking Westminster and the river Thames. There are around 500 students from 40 different countries.    About the Alpha Plus Group  DLD was founded in 1931 and is part of the Alpha Plus Group of schools and colleges. 

DLD College aims to maintain a 'gold standard' of educational quality. Classes are small, enabling students and teachers to focus upon the most effective ways of learning. The College offers exceptional teaching accommodation and resources. We recently moved to our new building and have well-resourced laboratories and preparation areas.  A Centre of Excellence We have a fantastic track record of supporting students to achieve the A-Level and GCSE results they need, enabling them to move onto university courses of their choice, mostly to Russell Group universities.  

Your duties and responsibilities will include the following:  The role of Lab Technician is a busy role. You will need to be a knowledgeable, organised individual, able to coordinate all the appropriate resources for the smooth running of the Science department whilst adhering to all legislative requirements in relation to Health and Safety.  You will provide technical support to the science teachers, contributing to the students' learning experience by assisting with the preparation of materials and apparatus for practical work. Furthermore you will assist with running practicals – a background in chemistry and biology is essential; physics desirable.  A formal science qualification, plus a good understanding of laboratory safety are essential. Applicants would benefit from relevant previous experience and familiarity with the preparation and handling of chemicals and scientific equipment. Knowledge of recent curriculum developments at GCSE and A Level is highly desirable as is the ability to relate well to teenagers.   

DLD College is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity. DLD College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate checks as well as providing proof of their right to work in the UK.   

To apply: For further details of the above post, and an application form, please contact Sarah Richmond and Maria Gomez by Email: 

Closing date for applications: 9th December 2016 at noon.

About the employer

Davies Laing and Dick, commonly known as DLD, was founded in 1931 to provide tutoring for Oxbridge and Colonial Service entrance exams. After the Second World War the college specialised in A and O Level teaching. Over a twenty-year period there has ...

Information about DLD College London
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 14 - 19 years
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199 Westminster Bridge Road
United Kingdom
+44 207 935 0755