SLA03068 - Learning Community Technician (Science)

£21,661 - £23,741 per year
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Education Resources

Learning Community Technician (Science), Carluke High School,

Temporary until March 2018

Support Services provide a quality service to pupils and teaching staff throughout South Lanarkshire. There are 17 Learning Communities each of which comprises a secondary school, its associated primary schools and schools for children with additional support needs (ASN). In total, there are 17 secondary schools, 125 primary schools and 8 ASN schools.

We require a Science Technician to be based at Carluke High School, Carluke.

As a member of the Learning Community Technician Team you will report to the Technician Team Leader. You will be required to provide curricular support to schools within the Learning Community which may include Secondary/ASN and Primary schools. Knowledge of the Science curriculum and experience of working in a school or similar environment would be desirable. Tasks include servicing of Labs, Chemical Handling, microbiological techniques, inspection, maintenance and repair of equipment, preparation of materials, construction of apparatus, set up of ICT/AV systems, cyclical maintenance of equipment, electrical safety testing, providing professional advice in your specific field and any other duties as directed by the Technician Team Leader.

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to provide a high level of customer care. You should have experience of working with computers and the use of Microsoft Office. You will be flexible, adaptable and able to work in a school Lab, on your own or as part of a team and support teaching staff within the classroom.

The successful candidate will require to hold a recognised qualification in the Sciences (Biology, Chemistry or Physics) to at least City and Guilds or equivalent level.

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Employment History/Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal records check provided by Disclosure Scotland.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

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South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Double Tick Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themselves to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.


Closing Date : Tuesday 21st November 2017

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