Science Technician – Stoke-on-Trent

Job Reference: 0000094207

Date Added: 22.03.17

Science Technician
Stoke-on-Trent
GBP8 – GBP9.50 per hour
Temporary

Aspire People are looking to recruit a quality and reliable Science technician to work in secondary school in the Stoke-on-Trent area.

Aspire people are always honest and forthright with our candidates, we offer excellent rates of pay and a service that is second to none both for the school in which you will be working and for yourself.

Are you interested in a role as a Science Technician?

Experience in a laboratory and within a school is highly desirable to this post. A degree or equivalent qualification in a science or science-related subject is essential.

Roles and responsibilities of a successful Science Technician are as follows:
* liaising with academic staff to discuss timetables, equipment requirements and work plans;
* running trials of experiments prior to classes and then demonstrating techniques for experiments;
* preparing equipment and chemicals before lessons – from test tubes to state-of-the-art microscopes;
* maintaining and repairing equipment and laboratory apparatus;
* record keeping, e.g. for student’s practical sessions, tracking methods, results, etc;
* ensuring that equipment is properly cleaned and that chemicals, drugs and other materials are appropriately stored;
* cataloguing recordings and making them available when requested (if the department houses audio-visual resources);
* supporting the work of teachers in classes and laboratory sessions and giving technical advice;
* giving technical advice to staff and students;
* working with individual students and supporting them on research projects;
* managing the stock control of chemicals and equipment;
* ensuring that all health and safety procedures are understood and followed correctly;
* coordinating work in the laboratory to ensure efficient use is made of expensive pieces of equipment.

We hope to hear from you soon!

Only shortlisted Science Technicians will be contacted.

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.