Science Technician in Secondary school.
Full-time. Temporary role until Christmas 2017, maybe beyond.
Your new School
This comprehensive school, located in the Stafford area is an English medium 11-16 school with 839 pupils on roll. The school's ethos is based firmly on valuing equality and achievement. The school is a calm and purposeful community based on strong mutual respect.
Your new role
You will be providing invaluable support to the Science Department. You will support the team in the maintenance of all laboratories/classrooms and all science equipment.
Your responsibilities will include the preparation of materials and equipment for science lessons.
You will provide support to teaching staff, ensuring that all Health & Safety standards are adhered to at all times. You will also be responsible for the disposal of waste materials, the collection of apparatus and chemicals from storage, and the preparation of solutions.
What you'll need to succeed
The school is looking for someone with recent Lab experience and who is immediately available. You must have a strong work ethic and show a real passion for Science. You will have experience setting up equipment in a laboratory environment for practical lessons and have a good knowledge of COSHH in order to maintain health and safety. You will be an efficient worker and able to conduct tasks quickly with a keen eye for detail.
Previous experience of working in a school laboratory would be advantageous but not essential.
What you'll get in return
This is an opportunity to work in a long-term science related position until Christmas 2017 and potentially further at a competitive hourly rate.
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What you need to do now
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