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Science Technician

Job Details

  • Reference Number: SCIEN17294
  • Region: West Midlands, Birmingham
  • Salary: 9 - 10 per Hour
  • Position: Support Staff
  • Open: 14-09-2016
  • Close: N/A

Job Description

Monarch Education are currently recruiting for a School Laboratory Technician/Science Technician to work within schools located in and around the Birmingham area. Candidates must have previous experience within this role. This position would suit either a person returning to work after a break or someone looking to broaden their experience. You will be comfortable working as part of a team of teachers and technicians and have excellent communication skills. Duties include: *the organisation of teaching laboratories and the preparation of practical materials in support of the teaching of both Biology and Chemistry at Key Stages 3 and 4.liaising with staff to discuss equipment requirements and work plans; *running trials of experiments prior to classes and then demonstrating techniques for experiments; *preparing equipment and chemicals before lessons - from test tubes to microscopes; *maintaining and repairing equipment and laboratory apparatus; *record keeping, e.g. for student practical's, tracking methods, results, etc; *ensuring that equipment is properly cleaned and that chemicals, drugs and other materials are appropriately stored; *giving technical advice to staff and students; *managing the stock control of chemicals and equipment; *ensuring that all health and safety procedures are understood and followed correctly; *coordinating work in the laboratory to ensure efficient use is made of expensive pieces of equipment If you do not hold a current DBS and haven't subscribed to the online service, you will need to complete a new DBS through Monarch Education. The cost of the DBS will then be refunded once you have worked 12 working days. If you feel you meet the criteria and are looking to work for a bright, enthusiastic and diverse company, please forward a copy of your up to date CV with two referee details to Nicola at: Nicola.butcher@monarcheducation.com