School Lab Technician

Hounslow, London
Date Posted:16 Jan 2020
  1. Technician
  1. Long-term

School Lab Technician

Hounslow, London
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Are you Science graduate looking for valuable laboratory experience?
Would you like to work in secondary schools as a Lab Technician?

We are working with a "Good" Ofsted-rated mainstream secondary school in West London who are currently looking to recruit a Lab Technician to cover a maternity cover starting ASAP.

This position is available on a full-time basis - Monday - Friday (8.00am - 4.00pm - 1-hour Break). The Successful applicant will be joining on a temporary long-term contract (approx. 1 term) with the potential of it becoming permanent for the right person.

The Head of Science is looking for a technician who has an excellent understanding of Chemistry, Biology and Physics and experience preparing experiments up to A Level. Previous experience within a school laboratory is desired not essential.

Responsibilities will include ensuring equipment and materials are maintained in good order and in a safe condition and that adequate levels of materials and equipment are available for use by teachers and students. Completion of purchase orders for final approval by the Principal. Keep stores well organised and hazardous substances labelled and kept in a safe place and keep preparation rooms, fume cupboards and laboratories in a safe and tidy condition

You will support class teachers in science lessons from Year 7 to A-level. Other responsibilities will include preparing practical equipment, apparatus and resources, monitoring standards and practices within the labs and providing technical and learning assistance in the classroom.

The shortlisted candidate must have the ability to work methodically, paying attention to detail, excellent interpersonal skills and a willing to support students preparing for Chemistry practical's.

The school is near a tube station and is also accessible by a number of bus routes.

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as School Lab Technician role in a secondary school in Hounslow. Or for more information about the role, contact Seema Parbat on

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To join us and be successful in this School Lab Technician role you will need to:
* Have or be willing to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference check.
* Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
* You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a School Lab Technician role in a secondary school in Hounslow or for more information about the role, contact Seema Parbat on

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career

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