Science technician

£90/115 Per day

Science Technician- Petworth, West Sussex, UK.

We are looking to appoint a Science Technician to join our secondary team. The ideal candidate will be able to provide comprehensive Science Technician support across the science Faculty to support high quality teaching and learning. We are looking for someone who is organised, flexible, reliable and a good team player. Previous school experience would be an advantage.

If you have an interest in science and working within a school setting, please get in touch!

The position will involve:

Preparation of science materials and equipment

• Collecting apparatus and chemicals from storage
• Making up standard laboratory solutions within Health and Safety guidelines
• Maintaining apparatus in a usable state and undertaking minor repairs where feasible
• Checking individual components in and out for class use
• Preparing experiments, setting up apparatus and equipment for demonstrations and practical lessons as requested by teaching staff
• Assisting teaching staff and students in practical work when required
• Complete practical demonstrations for students in lessons
• Support in the delivery of STEM activities Health and Safety
• To be familiar with and advise on the Health and Safety implications of all laboratory techniques and chemicals used
• Carry out risk assessments for practical activities
• Disposing of waste materials according to health and safety regulations
• Cleaning of spillages according to health and safety guidelines
• Advising staff of any problems, including safety aspects Stock control and routine maintenance of science laboratories and preparation rooms, their equipment and services
• Liaising with staff over use of equipment and stock
• Servicing equipment and repairing damages or arranging for this to be done
• Purchase of sundries
• Maintaining laboratory clean and tidy in conjunction with the teacher in charge of the room
• Cleaning the sinks, chemicals on bench tops, spillages of chemicals on floor
• Storing materials tidily
• Keeping equipment clean
• Looking after animals, insects and plants kept by the department
• Cleaning of goggles
• Cleaning of safety screens, fume cupboards and other items
• Carrying out safety checks on equipment, e.g. Bunsen tubing etc
• Taking stock of chemicals, consumables, stationery, books and breakable items and ordering of these items
• Advise Head of Faculty on stock replacement needs
• Checking deliveries The successful candidate should be willing to be actively involved in all practical aspects of science, including demonstrations and lessons.
If you think this would be a position of interest to you, please apply today!

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Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

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– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

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