Science Technicians

New Directions Education recruits Science Technicians to assist the biology, physics and chemistry departments within schools across the UK.

You will normally work within a team of Technicians helping carry out the following tasks:

  • Setting up laboratories with the necessary equipment for the lesson ahead
  • Checking and testing scientific equipment
  • Helping the teacher with practical demonstrations
  • Interacting with pupils
  • Keeping a track on chemicals and solutions
  • Organising apparatus used and making sure it is stored correctly
  • Observing strict Health & Safety conditions.

Candidates would ideally have a background in a school environment and have a qualification in biology, physics or chemistry to a degree (or equivalent) level.

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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