Science Technician

Hounslow, London
Date Posted: 13 Jun 2024
  1. Technician
£13.50 - £14.5 per hour
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

Science Technician

Hounslow, London
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Tradewind Recruitment are working closely with a secondary school in the borough Hounslow with their recruitment for a Science Technicians to join their dedicated professional team. This exciting opportunity is available for a September 2024 start for individuals with a genuine passion for science and substantial experience in providing technical support to both educators and students.

As a Science Technician, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Organizing and preparing laboratory equipment and materials for practical-based lessons, ensuring the availability of all necessary resources for effective teaching and learning.
  • Managing and procuring laboratory supplies and equipment, maintaining optimal stock levels, and placing timely orders. This involves effective communication with suppliers and meticulous inventory management.
  • Assisting teachers in preparing science practicals, collaborating with teaching staff to set up demonstrations, experiments, and practical activities. Ensuring all required materials and equipment are prepared and in proper working order.
  • Supervising students during practical sessions, offering guidance and support to ensure their safety and understanding of scientific procedures. Creating a conducive learning environment and ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Maintaining laboratory equipment and facilities through regular checks and arranging for repairs or replacements when necessary. Upholding high standards of cleanliness, organization, and safety within the laboratory.

This full-time, temporary-to-permanent position offers the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the school community, starting immediately. It is an exciting prospect for an experienced Science Technician seeking a new challenge and the chance to advance their career while contributing to the development of future scientists.

To be considered for this engaging opportunity, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Availability for full-time work, demonstrating dedication to the role and the school community.
  • Possession of a high-level degree in a science-related field, showcasing a robust academic background and expertise in scientific principles and practices.
  • Commitment to a minimum of two terms, demonstrating reliability and consistency in supporting the science department's objectives.
  • Possession of an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable), and successful professional reference checks to ensure a safe and trustworthy environment for students.
  • Submission of a comprehensive CV covering the past ten years of employment history, providing a clear overview of your experience and suitability for the role.
  • Legal right to work in the UK, ensuring compliance with relevant immigration laws and regulations.

If you are intrigued by this Science Technician position in Hounslow, Greater London, please click the "Apply now" button. For additional information about the role, please contact Seema Parbat at 0207 845 5450 or via email at

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