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Science Technician, Flintshire

  • Location: Flintshire
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: £11.50 per hour
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions Education are actively seeking a hardworking, adaptable and passionate Science Technician with excellent people skills to support Secondary Schools in the Flintshire area on a supply basis.

The role involves co-ordinating the use and maintenance of the practical resources and facilities within the department for all classes including A level sciences.
You will need an excellent knowledge of laboratory conditions and related Health & Safety, enjoy working as a team, be highly organised with attention to detail and used to working under pressure.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a laboratory, science department or similar role.

Job Specification

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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