Snr Science Technician

  • £60 - £90 per day
  • Manchester
  • Posted: 09/07/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 564105614

Job Details

Senior Science Technician

The Education Network are currently recruiting for a Senior Science Technician to work long term or permanently in a large school in North Manchester.

Your job will be:
To undertake, duties in support of the work of the teaching staff in the science department.
The preparation of materials and equipment for science lessons.
Maintaining science laboratories and preparation rooms and their equipment, and services in good order.
Preparation of science materials and equipment which could involve carrying out risk assessments for technical activities; Disposing of waste materials; Collecting apparatus and chemicals from storage; Preparing necessary solutions; Checking individual components in and out for class use;
Arranging for apparatus including worksheets, books and audio-visual aids to be available, in rooms, for lessons;
Preparing experiments, setting up apparatus and equipment for demonstrations and practical lessons as requested by teaching staff; Returning apparatus, etc. and chemicals to storage as soon as practicable; Purchase of sundries from local supermarkets
Routing maintenance of science laboratories and preparation rooms, their equipment and services:
Maintaining laboratory clean and tidy in conjunction with the teacher in charge of the room; Looking after animals, insects and plants kept by the department; Carrying out safety checks on equipment, e.g. Bunsen tubing etc Science Technician
Maintaining the stocks of science chemicals and equipment, for example: Taking stock of chemicals, consumables, stationery, books and breakable items; Advise Senior Technician/Head of Subject on stock replacement needs; Ordering of the above; Checking deliveries
Essential qualifications/requirements
First Aid at work certificate or ability to undertake the course and provide
DBS certificate on the update service
Good references covering 2 years with no gaps
A good Science degree (desirable but not essential)

If you have the relevant experience, qualifications and are interested please send your CV to


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