Senior Science Technician

Recruiter
HORIZON TEACHERS
Location
London
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
1706728463
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Horizon Teachers has been asked to assist an Ofsted rated "Good" Secondary school in Haringey in their recruitment of a Senior Science Technician, This role is initially going to last until late October with the opportunity for a long term role after.

Successful appointment will be made initially after a video interview and remote registration with Horizon Teacher

The secondary school require a senior technician to work in the Science department and lead the team of Science technicians that are currently at the school. This position requires someone with in school experience and who has worked as a technician recently.

This is a full time position, the role will be for a term in the first instance with the possibility of a longer term role. The role would be ideal for someone who has previous experience as a science technician who is looking for a new challenge with added responsibility.

The school is rated as Good' by Ofsted and was noted for its exceptional students and the progress that was being made in lessons. Staff at the school are friendly and 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.

As a Senior Science Technician you will be required to assist and support the Science department. As Senior Technician you will also have added responsibility for directing and managing the team of technicians. The ability to clearly communicate and direct is essential as well as being a team player. There will also be technician roles for you as for all technicians with the preparing and setting up for Science experiments. A knowledge of Chemistry and the workings of a laboratory is essential for this role. 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.
- Directing and leading a small team of technicians.

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 prior in school experience
- 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

The position will be working through Horizon Teachers. This brings with it the support of an established agency. We will be able to pay you a good starting daily rate either PAYE through Horizon Teachers or through any payroll company, Horizon Teachers have supported schools and individuals throughout these challenging times and will continue to do so.

We look forward to your application.

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. For all teaching roles you will need to hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.

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