Science Technician

TH/ST/Mar
£75 - £90 per day
September 2020
Horizon Teachers is currently working with this good school to appoint a Science Technician, the school require a technician to work in the science department alongside the Senior Science Technician.

This is a full time position and would be on a temporary basis with the opportunity for a permanent role in the future.

The role would suit a Science Technician looking for a new role or a recent Science graduate with lab based experience looking for a challenging role in a secondary school.

The School;
• The school is rated as Good' by Ofsted
• Noted for its exceptional students and the progress that was being made in lessons.
• Staff at the school are friendly
• Departments work well together to provide students with an excellent level of education.
• Staff training is also excellent with a programme of CPD on offer and also opportunities for staff to progress and be promoted.

The Role
• As a Science Technician you will be required to assist and support the science department.
• You will be responsible for the maintaining of the Science department behind the scenes.
• You will be setting up for lessons and preparing resources for Science experiments.
• You will demonstrate and assist in science lessons as needed.

A knowledge of Chemistry, Biology and Physics is essential as well as knowing the workings of a laboratory. There will also be a need to support in lessons so the ability to interact and communicate well with students is essential.

The main responsibilities of the role will be;
• The preparation of materials and equipment for science lessons.
• Maintaining science laboratories and preparation rooms and their equipment, and services in good order.
• General duties in support of the teachers in the Science Department.
• Implementation and dissemination of all appropriate H & S legislation and guidance with respect to science education, including C.O.S.H.H.
• To ensure that statutory safety regulations and safe practice is complied with.
• Assisting with daily and weekly laboratory servicing, termly inspections and annual clean.
• Practical preparation, including materials, equipment, stock ,standard solutions and specimens.
• Setting up, testing and demonstrating practical equipment to ensure that Students gain the most from the scientific experience.

To apply for this position you must;
• Have an understanding in Science and be a specialist in either Biology, Chemistry or Physics.
• Be able to work well in a team.
• Have the ability to interact with students and support all.
• Have a DBS certificate or be willing to apply for one (we can help with this)
• Be available for interview or trial

Please apply for this position immediately with an up to date CV.




Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement.

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