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School Science Technician - 37 hours a week - Long term temporary basis

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School Science Technician required for a school in Gloucestershire to start asap on a long term basis.

Experienced School Science Technician needed to join a hardworking, friendly science team starting ASAP on a long term basis for a secondary school in Gloucestershire.

The successful School Science Technician in Gloucestershire will be required to support teaching staff and pupils with setting up experiments and keeping the laboratories within health and safety guidelines.

Previous School Science Technician experience is essential; the candidate also has to be flexible and adaptable in their approach to work.

This vacancy is initially temporary but the successful person will be taken on a long term basis if proven well.

Your new role

School Science Technician Main Duties

  • Preparation of materials before lessons, issuing the right equipment to the right lab sessions
  • Providing technician support to A Level for Biology, Chemistry and Physics
  • Stocktaking material and chemicals in particular with the annual stock take
  • Cleaning away apparatus and chemicals
  • To test, collect and clean examination apparatus
  • To be able to liaise effectively in the event of a chemical spillage
  • Supporting the teaching staff & other technicians in the Science department

Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have school based laboratory technician experience
  • Previous school laboratory experience would be advantageous
  • Have the ability to use ICT
  • Science qualifications

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have excellent communication skills, the determination to succeed and the understanding of the surroundings. Applicants applying MUST have a relevant qualification (A'level minimum)

Applicants MUST have relevant science experience (6 months minimum) Overseas applicants MUST have UK experience and working visa.

What you'll get in return
By registering with Hays you will benefit from competitive rates of pay as well as regular contact from your own personal consultant. You will also have access to a wide range of technician work opportunities, many for which are only available to Hays candidates as certain schools across Cheltenham and Gloucester work exclusively in partnership with Hays.

Hays also has a refer-a-friend scheme, so if you know any education professionals looking for roles, please let us know. If you refer them to us and we place them in a role, you can receive £250 worth of retail vouchers.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job Details

  • Gloucestershire
  • Competitive
  • Full-time
  • Temporary or Contract
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing
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Telephone Number 01242 244 549
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