We are working with a “Good” Ofsted-rated mainstream secondary school in West London who are currently looking to recruit a Science Technician to join them from the beginning of January 2022 until the end academic year for the right person.
This position is available on a full-time basis – Monday – Friday (8.30am – 4.30pm – 30minute break). The Successful applicant will be joining on a temporary long-term contract (approx. 1 term) with the potential of it becoming permanent for the right person.
The Science Department is a forward and progressive thinking one. They have a well-organized system for the requisition of practicals by teachers and separate prep rooms for setting up practical’s. It is fantastic in training students to relate what they learn in lessons to real life situations in their communities and beyond. There is a strong team spirit and colleagues support each other to give off their optimum best
Main Areas of Responsibility
To provide technical support to the Science Department of the academy in order to support the teaching of science, enabling the smooth running of practical classes and maintaining a safe working environment.
Main Areas of Responsibility:
To assist and advise teaching staff on the preparation and layout in classrooms for practical exercises, running trials of experiments, demonstrations and helping students with learning activities as appropriate.
To ensure equipment and materials prepared for lessons are to the specification of the teacher requisitions, including making up special equipment or modifying from existing equipment as necessary from instructions supplied by the science teaching staff.
In conjunction with the appropriate teachers to advise students on the safe and proper use of tools and equipment and on the correct and safe way to carry out learning activities. To also advise staff, as necessary, on Health and Safety issues and on the best way to carry out practical work, new ways of demonstrating experiments, new techniques or procedures available.
To assist in the safety, repair and general maintenance of all resources, equipment and tools in conjunction with the appropriate line managers. To advise on any maintenance or inspection needed by the equipment which is beyond postholder’s competence.
To assist with stock keeping, using the computerised stock take database to include chemicals, equipment, textbooks, stationary, etc and ensuring that appropriate levels of stock are maintained carrying out regular stocktaking checks and ordering as necessary.
To undertake safety checks as required and comply with the requirements of Health & Safety, COSHH and other relevant legislation and school documentation. This to include carrying out appropriate risk assessments for practical and technical activities.
Ensure implementation of Health & Safety regulations across the subject area.
The school is near a tube station and is also accessible by a number of bus routes.
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