Science Laboratory Technician, Birkenhead

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Birkenhead Sixth Form CollegeBirkenhead
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £8,981 to £9,519 p.a. pro rata (£17,100 to £18,125 p.a.)
Contract term: Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to join an outstanding provider of sixth form education where Science is a growing and successful part of our ambitious College. 

As a Science Laboratory Technician, you will be an integral part of this dynamic team and will contribute to the high quality educational experience of learners. Your duties will include preparing and setting up equipment for classes and providing technical advice and support to students and staff. Outside of class, you will undertake periodic checking, repair and maintenance of equipment.

You will be joining a busy and industrious department with over 400 learners currently enrolled upon Science courses. The Department is well resourced with 7 fully equipped laboratories (3 new and 2 newly refurbished) and a team of 5 technicians. The Department has the benefit of a large, purpose built Science preparation room with separate chemical storage and dedicated microbiological, chemical and dry work areas.

Birkenhead Sixth Form College is an outstanding provider of sixth form education, (Ofsted 2017), currently The Times Educational Supplement (TES) Sixth Form college of the year winner (2018). The college is also the best provider for A levels in Wirral (, February, 2018). 

If you are qualified to at least A Level standard in a Science related subject and can work accurately and precisely in making up chemical solutions we would be delighted to hear from you.

In return, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

· Membership of the contributory pension scheme (Local Government or Teachers Pension Scheme)

· Childcare voucher scheme

· Professional standards payment (PSP)

· Flexible working arrangements

· Cycle scheme

· Free evening classes

· Physiotherapy sessions

· Eye tests

· Annual health screening

· Access to facilities, including multi gym, sports hall, beauty salon and 8SQ refectory

For the full job description and how to apply, please click the apply button.

Closing Date: Monday 21st May 2018.

All posts are subject to Enhanced Disclosure Clearance through the Disclosure & Barring Service. The College is an Equal Opportunities employer and all members of the College have a personal responsibility to implement the policy, to carry out their responsibilities in accordance with it and to maintain an equality of opportunity for all. 

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