We require a Science Technician to work as part of a team in our busy science department for 37 hours over five days per week during term time only. We are willing to consider part time and job share where possible. Applicants should have a science background and previous experience working in a school would be an advantage.
Technicians support the practical and technical aspects of the science curriculum by preparing, maintaining, organising and managing the resources required for healthy, safe, secure and exciting lessons to be carried out by staff and students.
The role will include:
Ensuring all health and safety procedures are understood and followed correctly whilst maintaining good housekeeping.
Preparing and disposing of products and chemicals using the correct disposal routes.
Maintenance of equipment and laboratory apparatus repairing when required.
Performing trials of experiments and practical tasks prior to classroom use to ensure safety and create risk assessments.
Liaising with staff members to discuss timetables and equipment requirements.
Preparing resources for staff and Adult Education
Stock checking and ordering ensuring all stock lists are up to date and that resources are replenished.
Supporting the work of teachers and pupils by giving technical advice.
Carrying out regular PAT tests and safety checks within the laboratories.
Dealing with external suppliers and actively seeking out resources on own accord.