Science Technician

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
11 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A Hereford based Secondary School is looking to appoint a Science Technician starting asap.

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With outstanding examination results at both GCSE and A Level, the school promotes a hardworking ethos and a real sense of community for all staff and students.

Your new role
Due to the internal promotion of the current post holder. the school are looking for a lab technician to start asap, and to work with them until the end of the academic year in July in the first instance. You will be joining a team of 2 other technicians, each responsible for supporting staff in one of the 3 sciences. Your role will involve specifically supporting the 5.5 teachers who deliver Biology to students.

Working 8.30 - 4.00 Monday to Friday, you will offer support to staff and to students during practical sessions. You will maintain the department's stock room, ensuring all the relevant equipment and materials are available when required. You will clean down and store equipment safely and appropriately, and be on hand during sessions to support students with the use of it. You will work with the teaching staff to follow weekly lesson plans, and maintain records and data as required.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed you will be educated to at least GCSE level in Science, with a specialism in Biology. Prior experience of working in a lab environment is essential; if it has been in a school setting that would be an advantage. You will be comfortable working with young people, though you will never be left with groups unsupervised. You will have excellent communication skills, and have a proven record of working well within a team.

Appointment to this post is subject to obtaining an enhanced DBS check.

What you'll get in return
You will be joining a school that values staff development as much as it does that of it's pupils. A dedicated Hays consultant will support you through the application process, and be on hand during your placement to offer you additional support. You will enjoy competitive rates of pay, and accrue holiday allowance as you work.

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