Senior Science Technician, Cumbria

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St Joseph's Catholic High SchoolCumbria

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £19,171 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

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.




More about St Joseph's Catholic High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Harrington Road, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3EE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1900 873290
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