Senior Science Technician

Croydon, Surrey
Date Posted:10 Mar 2019

Senior Science Technician

Croydon, Surrey
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Are you interested in working in Education?
Are you looking to gain valuable experience in a very rewarding and supportive atmosphere?

If the above statements resonate with you then you're in luck!

Tradewind is currently recruiting for a Senior Science Technician at a Secondary Academy in Norwood, Croydon.

The school is looking for a strong candidate with Science Technician experience who is excited to work alongside another technician and Science Lead. The role will commence as soon as possible and continue until the end of the academic year.

We are looking for:
*A graduate science technician with experience working in a Secondary setting.
*Someone comfortable in a leadership position
*A charismatic person ideally willing to do occasional demonstrations.
*Someone who has a passion for inspiring a love of science in students.

Candidates will be expected to:

*Lead a team of science technicians
*Possess a thorough and capable understanding of Health and Safety and enforce the rules if need be
*Complete tasks given by teachers and your line manager
*Maintain and clean equipment
*Perform demonstrations when requested
*Be punctual

The role will be based at the schools sister site nearby - in a quiet neighbourhood amongst the trees and houses. The science block features 6 labs in a new facility.

The school is a large coeducational academy part of a federation committed to creating an environment conducive to success for staff and students.

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
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*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 Senior 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 a Senior Science Technician in Croydon. For more information about the role, contact Dylan Laidlaw on 0207 845 5450 /
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 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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