Senior Science Technician

18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Science Technician
Start - ASAP
School - Ofsted outstanding
Salary - £24000 to £30000

Are you an experienced Lab Technician looking to take the next step in your career?

Horizon Teachers is currently working with an outstanding school hoping to appoint a Senior Science Technician.

This role will require you to oversee a small team of junior Technicians and you will be responsible for ensuring health and safety standards are maintained at an optimum level.

This is a permanent role and would suit someone with at least 1 years' experience working as a junior Science technician.

The school is rated as outstanding' by Ofsted and is noted for its high results which were higher than ever this year.

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.

You will oversee a small team of Junior Technicians setting up for lessons and preparing resources for Science experiments.

A knowledge of Chemistry and the workings of a laboratory would be an advantage for technicians wanting to apply. 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.

To apply for this position you must;

• Have a good understanding in Science and be a specialist in either Biology, Chemistry or Physics.
• Have strong leadership capabilities
• Be IT literate with good administrative and organisational skills and a pro-active approach
• Have at least 1 years experience working in a laboratory
• Be able to work well in a team
• 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

Why Horizon Teachers?

• We have specialised in successfully placing teaching and support staff into Secondary Schools across London and the South East for over 10 years.
• We have a team of dedicated consultants who offer support, guidance and consultative advice (Please look at our Google reviews!).
• We offer up to £200 in vouchers of your choice if you refer a friend or colleague.
• A comprehensive induction programme with support and mentoring
• A superb, modern working environment with state-of-the-art facilities
• A happy, hard-working and highly ambitious community in which students and staff treat one another with care and respect

Please apply for this position immediately with an up to date CV.


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.

Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.

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