Urgent School Science Technician

Recruiter
Monarch Education
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£9.10 per hour
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Closes
22 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Monarch Education are currently recruiting for a School Science Technician to work in a school located in Stourbridge, starting September 2017. Candidates must have previous experience within this role. You will need to be comfortable working as part of a team of teachers and technicians and have excellent communication skills.

Duties include:

* The organisation of teaching laboratories and the preparation of practical materials in support of the teaching of both Biology and Chemistry at Key Stages 3 and 4
* Liaising with staff to discuss 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 microscopes
* Maintaining and repairing equipment and laboratory apparatus
* Record keeping, e.g. for student practical's, tracking methods, results, etc
* Ensuring that equipment is properly cleaned and that chemicals, drugs and other materials are appropriately stored
* Giving technical advice to staff and students
* 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

You must have extensive school experience and able to quickly pick up the school's way of working.

If you do not hold a current DBS and haven't subscribed to the online service, you will need to complete a new DBS that will be paid by Monarch Education.

If you feel you meet the criteria and are looking to work for a bright, enthusiastic and diverse company, please forward a copy of your up to date CV with two referee details to Nicola at: