New Directions Education

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Science Technician ā€“ Vacancies in Wales and England

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

The role of a science technician in the school classroom is a vital resource for any science department and 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.

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

What can you expect from New Directions Education?

  • A dedicated account manager;
  • Regular and varied teaching supply work;
  • Competitive pay rates;
  • Potential long-term teaching roles;
  • Fully compliant with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR);
  • Network of branches across the UK;
  • Preferred supplier to 19 boroughs across the UK;
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme;
  • Respected reputation throughout the education and recruitment industry.