Science Technician

Ealing, London
SPL029079_1599105606
Date Posted:03 Sep 2020
  1. Technician
£11 - £11.50 per hour
  1. Long-term

Science Technician

Ealing, London
Are you a recent science graduate who is looking to gain some valuable experience working within a science lab?

We are working with a "good" Ofsted-rated mainstream secondary school in West London - Ealing who are currently looking to a Science technician to join their school from ASAP until the end of the academic year.

This role is available term time only starting ASAP until the end of the academic year however monitored on a termly basis. The successful applicant will be joining the school on a temporary basis with the strong possibility of this role becoming a permanent contract.

This position is available on a full-time basis - Monday - Friday (8.00am - 4.00pm - 1-hour Break).

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.

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.

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this Science 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 Science Technician in Ealing. Or for more information about the role, contact Seema Parbat on 0207 845 5450 / seema.parbat@twrecruitment.com

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your career.
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

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