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Science Technician, Rhondda Cynon Taf

  • Location: Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Duration: Ad hoc
  • Salary: £10 - £11 per hour
  • Start date: 01/09/2020
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
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Job Description

New Directions are looking to appoint an experienced Science Technician to work on a supply basis in secondary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Positions are available from September 2020. The working hours will be full-time, Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm, term-time only.

Our clients are seeking a professional and knowledgeable individual with a scientific background, to provide support to pupils and staff within the Science department. All applicants must be organised and have excellent communication.

The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing, maintaining and storing apparatus, equipment and materials, and following health and safety guidelines and school policies.

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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