Science Technician – Higher Apprentice
Join Wigan & Leigh College on our journey to outstanding
Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2 College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway on its journey to become Outstanding. With over 6,500 students and a turnover of £26m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.
The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and services to meet the needs of the local community and support the economic transformation of Wigan and surrounding areas.
The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study and employment.
Do you have a knowledge and passion for science?
Do you enjoy working as part of a highly effective team?
Have you ever thought of working in Further Education and being part of the education of a future generation of scientists? If so, we may have the perfect role for you!
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to utilise your current skills and knowledge of the industry in a way that supports our lecturing staff with the delivery of practical skills to our students.
We are currently looking for an individual with at least a Level 3 Science qualification to join our team of Technicians and provide technical assistance in the laboratories both whilst classes are in session and in support of these.
It is essential that interested applicants hold a Level 3 Science qualification (A-Levels, BTEC or equivalent) and GCSEs in English and Maths at Grade C, or will be achieving these before the post begins. If you are able to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to the role we will support you to gain a Level 5 HND qualification in order for you to embark on your new career in the Further Education sector.
The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.
The successful candidate will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check.
The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required