Science Technician

Knowsley, Merseyside
Date Posted:22 Jun 2020
  1. Technician
£12 - £14 per hour
  1. Long-term

Science Technician

Knowsley, Merseyside
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COVID-19 notice: We're continuing to recruit education staff throughout these unprecedented times, as we can still get you registered and cleared ready for when schools re-open. Instead of face to-face meetings, all interviews will be via phone and we can guide you through submitting your documents online.

Are you an experienced Science Technician? Or, are you a Science Teacher who is looking to take a step back from the teaching? If so, then we would like to hear from you!

Tradewind is working in partnership with a popular secondary school client in the Knowsley area and we are looking for a Science Technician to join the department from September 2020. This position will be for at least one term but does have the potential to continue. The school is well linked and can be accessed via the M57 motorway. The school is a very supportive school and has a very welcoming atmosphere.

Your day to day duties as a Science Technician would include;
- Working closely with the Science department, ensuring the preparation and maintenance of work spaces
- Demonstrating the correct usage of equipment to staff and students
- Adhering to and promoting Health & Safety/COSHH requirements
- The cleaning and storage of equipment and chemicals
- Monitoring and replenishing stock as and when required, ensuring the departmental budget is adhered to
- Demonstrating excellent communication skills to both staff and students

To be successful in your application for the role of a Science Technician, you must:
- Hold a Bachelors Degree in a Science related specialism
- Have experience of working in a laboratory setting- a school setting is desirable but not essential
- Hold an Enhanced DBS Disclosure on the update service (or be willing to apply for one with costs refunded after completing 20 days work
- Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks (covering the last two years)
- 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

The benefits of registering with Tradewind as a Science Technician:

* 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, 39 to be exact! That's 23 more than our next nearest competitor
* Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
* 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

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Science Technician job based in Knowsley or call 0151 221 9666 for more information.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. We have the very best people 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, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay and plenty of development opportunities. We have more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, a brilliant referral bonus, full interview preparation, help with lesson planning, online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability and plenty more benefits by registering with Tradewind. Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching teachers and support staff with their dream job, and help primary, secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 12 offices in the UK.
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