Science Technician

The SmartList
Market Harborough
Up to £10,000
28 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Science Technician

Job Description

Scale 2, Point 11-13

Core Purpose
  • This post is to support all Biology teaching in the Academy and half of the chemistry timetable.
  • To provide assistance and information as required in the preparation of resources for practical lessons that meets both the health and safety standards and the requirements of the classes involved.
  • To assist the technician team to ensure a healthy and safe working environment through the routine maintenance of equipment and prep rooms.
Specific Responsibilities
  • To prepare equipment and materials for science lessons in the Academy.
  • To set up experiments for assessments and examinations as required.
  • To maintain science equipment as required.
  • To ensure the safe storage of chemicals, radioactive materials and apparatus in accordance with the Authority’s safety procedure and established Academy procedures.
  • To take receipt of and to maintain records and stock control of equipment and materials.
  • To share responsibility with other technician(s) for health and safety, general hygiene and orderly storage/access within science laboratories, the preparation room and the chemical store.
  • To maintain culture stocks and to carry out the safe disposal of used materials as required.
  • To obtain sundry articles where necessary for experiments and demonstrations.
  • To prepare and make teaching aids as required for use in the laboratories.
  • To assist in ordering equipment and materials as directed.
  • To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of new technology and developments in the use of resources in the teaching of science.
Generic Responsibilities
  • To undertake any reasonable duties as requested by the individual’s Line Manager
  • A positive attitude and commitment to producing excellent customer service (internal and external).
  • A positive attitude and commitment to continuous improvement.
  • A positive commitment to team working and participation.
  • Excellent communication skills
Line Manager: Senior Science Technician

For further details and an application form please visit our website by clicking the button below.

Please send your completed application form with a covering letter to Tracey Clayford.

The recruitment process is robust in seeking to establish the commitment of candidates to support the school’s measures to safeguard children and to identify, deter or reject people who might pose a risk of harm to children or are otherwise unsuited to work with them. All appointments are subject to satisfactory Enhanced DBS and references checks.

Closing date for applications: 10.00 am on 7th March 2018

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