Science Technician,

  • Location:
  • Salary: £14 per hour
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Secondary Education
  • Posted:

Job Description

If your specialism is biology, physics or chemistry and you’re looking for work in a school, we may have jobs to interest you!

New Directions Education recruits science technicians to assist the biology, physics and chemistry departments within schools across North Wales.

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

  • Setting up laboratories with the necessary equipment for 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
Qualifications and Skills:

  • A background in science, ideally with a qualification in a related field (e.g., A-levels, BTEC, or a degree).
  • Previous experience in a laboratory setting, preferably within an educational environment.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations in a laboratory setting.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to respond to the varying demands of the role.

Benefits of working with New Directions:

  • 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

New Directions Holding is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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