science technician in chorley

job type
£ 9 per hour
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job details

chorley, north west
job category
job type
working hours
£ 9 per hour
Non Teaching
reference number
01772 259966
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job description

Do you have a passion for Science and want to gain some practical teaching experience?

Are you keen to be part of a team where you can contribute to the development and success of the department?

A role as a Secondary School Science Technician in Chorley might be worth considering!

Randstad are looking for a school Science Technician for one of our secondary schools based in Chorley. This position is a full time temporary position to start 3rd March for 4 weeks.

- 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.
- 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 be providing a practical service to the staff and pupils of the school and 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


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

- a dedicated, professional and friendly specialist School Support Services 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)

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

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

About us

Randstad Education is the UK Market Leader for recruitment within education. We have been helping teachers and support staff to find temporary and permanent roles in schools, colleges and nurseries for nearly twenty years. Working with over 2500 schools each week, our staff support over 135,000 children every day across the country, so we can find the right match for your skills. The Liverpool branch is one of the oldest and busiest in the country and has a dedicated team of consultants working across primary, secondary and SEN, and we now also have a dedicated section looking after School Support roles such as Caretakers, Administrators and Technicians.

What next?

If you match the above criteria, then this role could be perfect for you! Please apply as soon as possible or you will run the risk of missing out on this excellent opportunity.

All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child protection and UK eligibility checks, including enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and full referencing process. If you are suitable, an interview at our Preston city centre office would be offered immediately and you could start working in the school soon after.

To discuss this in more detail, please contact Jenny Edghill, your specialist Support Services consultant, via telephone 01772 259966 or email


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educational requirements

high school