Senior Science Technician
Senior Science Technician
Are you looking to develop your experience and take on a role of a Senior Science Technician?
Do you have experience leading/managing a team?
We are working with a "Outstanding" Ofsted-rated mainstream secondary school in West London - Hounslow who are currently looking to a Senior Science technician join their school from the academic year September 2020 on ongoing basis.
This role will start on a temporary contract for a minimum of a term with the strong possibility of this then being extended or becoming a permanent contract.
This position is available on a full-time basis - Monday - Friday (8.00am - 4.00pm - 1-hour Break).
The Head of Science is looking for a technician who has an excellent understanding of Chemistry, Biology and Physics and experience preparing experiments up to A Level. Experience working as a lead or senior technician is desired however not essential.
Our client is very keen to meet technicians who have experience leading or managing a team - if you have taken on a lead role in previous employment this role could be for you.
Responsibilities will include managing a team of 2 - 4 science technicians, ensuring equipment and materials are maintained in good order and in a safe condition, smooth running of the department and that adequate levels of materials and equipment are available for use by teachers and students.
Completion of purchase orders for final approval by the Principal. Keep stores well organised and hazardous substances labelled and kept in a safe place and keep preparation rooms, fume cupboards and laboratories in a safe and tidy condition
You will supporting the team with prepping experiments ranging from Year 7 to A-level. Other responsibilities will include preparing practical equipment, apparatus and resources, monitoring standards and practices within the labs and providing technical and learning assistance in the classroom.
The shortlisted candidate must have the ability to work methodically, paying attention to detail, excellent interpersonal skills and a willing to support students preparing for Chemistry practical's.
The school is near a tube station and is also accessible by a number of bus routes.
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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 Senior Science Technician in Hounslow. Or for more information about the role, contact Seema Parbat on 0207 845 5450 / firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your career.
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