Science Technician

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
£50 - £70 per day
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Yuen Sin
Contract Type
Full Time

A School Science Technician is required for a Secondary School in the Manchester area for a full time temporary role with an immediate start.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lab Technician to work in this Manchester school's science department on a temporary basis for at least half a term. You will need to be available to start immediately.

The successful applicant, you will have:
- A strong knowledge of science and a genuine interest in the subject
- A qualification in any area of science
- Previous experience of working in a school laboratory for referencing purposes
- A patient approach towards working with children and adults alike
- The willingness to learn and train on the job
- Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing
- A strong work ethic, the ability to work as part of a team of technicians, and a professional attitude

This is a great opportunity to work as part of a committed team, providing a practical service to the staff and pupils of the school.

Responsibilities would include:

- Cleaning, storing and accounting for all equipment and stock including chemicals
-Undertaking of safety checks and routine maintenance of laboratory equipment
- Ensuring chemical and biological waste is disposed of correctly
- Maintaining filing systems and correct paperwork for stock orders and keeping the department tidy
- Keeping relevant Health and Safety knowledge up-to-date eg COSHH requirements
- Assisting teaching staff in the running of practical sessions for pupils, and undertaking other duties as directed
-Ensuring all materials and equipment are ready for practical lessons and demonstrations, liaising with teaching staff for lesson planning

If you believe you tick all the boxes - please apply.