Science Technician - Secondary School

Birmingham, West Midlands
Date Posted:28 Sep 2020
  1. Technician
£70 - £90 per day
  1. Long-term

Science Technician - Secondary School

Birmingham, West Midlands
Tradewind are assisting an outstanding secondary school to appoint an experienced and highly capable Science Technician to join their dedicated and talented science department right away.

The role is at a successful 11-19 secondary sixth form school located near to the Selly Oak area in Birmingham. The school has excellent transport links and free onsite parking. This a full-time temporary supply role to start ideally ASAP or from next week. Initially the role is until Christmas with a view to the school employing permanently from January 2021.

The successful applicant will have previous experience of laboratory work in a secondary school/further/higher education provider. They will have the ability to prepare materials and equipment for secondary school science and be familiar with CLEAPSS systems and COSHH regulations. An HNC/HND or science degree would be a distinct advantage.

The person filling the post will be expected to undertake a wide range of duties including:

Supporting Science classes

Liaise with teachers to support their timetables

Preparation of teaching materials

Checking the Science equipment within the classroom is safe

Maintaining equipment

Assist with displays and demonstrations

Ordering of stock and new equipment

Reporting any concerns to the appropriate member of staff

The successful candidate will have:

Recent experience of working as a Science Technician

Experience of stock control

Knowledge of safeguarding children requirements

Ability to maintain accurate work records and maintain inventories

Knowledge of safeguarding children requirements

An updated CV and an enhanced DBS (DBS can also be done through Tradewind)

To apply: Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Science Technician in Birmingham, or for more information about the role, contact Jack Marshall on 0121 6433505 or email

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching 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 35 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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