science technician in bristol

job type
£ 9 per hour
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job details

bristol, south west
job category
job type
working hours
£ 9 per hour
Non Teaching
reference number
0117 3116470
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job description

Are you enthusiastic about your specialist subject of science? Do you have laboratory experience that you would like to utilise in an education environment? Are you a recent Science graduate ? Then please consider an application to Randstad Education!

We currently require a School Science Technician for a long term role that will start after the February half term for at least 3 months with potential to be extended and on occasion can lead to a permanent post. You be be required to work 4 days out of 5 , however the school have said they can be flexible with the days for the right candidate

Our staff have a well-deserved reputation as being the best in Bristol and as a reward for your hard work and commitment you will benefit from:

- a dedicated, professional and friendly specialist secondary consultant and a branch with 24 hour on-call facility

- competitive rates of pay paid weekly, which are fully compliant under the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR, 2011)

- commitment to your continuing professional development through free training including safeguarding

- 'recommend a friend' bonus worth up to £300

- the flexibility to work when and where you want through our network of branches

- being part of a highly respected supply team and developing your own reputation within it, especially through various rewards like 'Candidate of the Term'

Do you have the passion and drive to raise standards in a science department? If so then we ask that you also have:

- A strong knowledge of all three sciences and a genuine interest in the subject; a degree qualification in any area of science would be desirable

- Previous experience of working in a school laboratory for referencing purposes would be advantageous

- 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

You would need to be available to start immediately. 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:

- Ensuring all materials and equipment are ready for practical lessons and demonstrations, liaising with teaching staff for lesson planning

- 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


knowledge of subject

educational requirements

high school