School Science Technician

Jobs in Science
Up to £10,000
18 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking for a local scientist to work in a School setting up experiments for use in lessons. Biology, Chemistry and Physics lessons.

Previous experience as a School Science Technician is preferred.

You will have a degree and be available to start as soon as possible, after DBS checks.

The role is covering absence, and is expected to last for a number of weeks

Due to the temporary nature of the role, we are only considering candidates who already live close to Ashford, Kent.


Prepare solutions and assemble apparatus in order to ensure that the correct resources are available for practical lessons.

Deliver equipment to classes and collect, check and return equipment to the stores to ensure that it is safely, securely and appropriately stored.

Carry out maintenance checks and arrange for repairs as necessary to ensure that all equipment is safe and ready to use in lessons.

Undertake stock checks and ensures that all chemicals are stored safely and secure to ensure the health and safety of students and staff in the school.

Perform health and safety checks and ensure equipment and laboratories are clean and tidy in order maintain a safe and stimulating learning environment for students.

Provide information for students and teachers on the correct way to handle equipment and chemicals in order to avoid accidents and/or damage to equipment.

Assist with demonstrations on how to use equipment and provide technical support to students and teachers (experienced and trainees) including health and safety advice to ensure that correct procedures are adhered to at all times.

Order equipment and arrange for repairs as directed and maintain accurate financial records to ensure that school financial procedures are adhered to and expenditure is kept within budget.