Science Technician

Manchester, Greater Manchester
JN -052018-148893_1536938789
Date Posted:14 Sep 2018

Science Technician

Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for a pro-active and engaging Science Technician, to join a good and successful school in Manchester, to start as soon as possible. This is a part time, long term role, paying between £60 - £70 a day (FTE) and pro-rated. The successful candidate will be expected to work 5 days, from 8:30am to 12:00pm, completing 17.5 hours per week.

We are recruiting on behalf of a large secondary academy, which caters for students from 11 -16 years old. The school is a 'Good' educational provider and is providing excellent outcomes for students in the local area. The school is a vibrant, diverse and innovative academy, promoting self-belief and drive in its students, aiming to produce confident individuals through learning in a safe and happy environment.

This OFSTED 'Good' secondary academy is looking for a Science Technician that can take initiative and support the Science Department and students daily. You must be a committed and organised individual, who will want to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning throughout the role. You will need to be a collaborative and driven individual who will support the preparation and delivery of Science.

The role itself will involve supporting the Science Department in the preparation of practical lessons, as well as maintaining an organised and safe learning environment for the students. You will be responsible for handling dangerous equipment and chemicals, as well as monitoring the Science stock. You will also be required to support students during practical lessons and ensure their safety always.

The school is based in South Manchester, with excellent public transport links and ample parking available.

After visiting this school, I was incredibly impressed by the dedication to learning that the students express, as well as the drive for achievement, which is consistently encouraged by the staff. It is a very welcoming school with a great atmosphere for learning.

As a Science Technician, you will have the support of a cohesive and committed team of teachers who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations, plus:
· a modern and well-equipped Science Department with ample laboratories
· the successful Science Technician will be provided with a comprehensive induction package and a wide range of CPD opportunities for all staff

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

*Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
*More training and development 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
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with your role - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*A straightforward 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 experience working in a Science Laboratory
*Have the relevant and necessary safety certificates to work in a laboratory
*Apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
*Your CV must have 10 years' employment history included and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

To apply for this position, or hear more about the exciting opportunities we have here at Tradewind, please call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email
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.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
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