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Science Technician, Wrexham

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

New Directions Education are seeking to appoint a Science Technician to work on a supply basis supporting Wrexham Secondary schools.

Applicants with previous laboratory experience are urged to apply with school based experience being advantageous.

The hours will usually be full time. The hours will vary with each schools individual requirements.

For this role New Directions Education will normally offer long-term temporary positions to cover sickness or maternity, with the possibility of these positions becoming permanent if the school require.

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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