Science Technician

Job Description

Flourish Education are recruiting a science technician to work with our client based in South Birmingham which is starting immediately on a full-time temporary to permanent basis. Having previous Science Technician experience is desirable but not essential as they are willing to train the right candidate. Our client is a modern comprehensive school that has students from 11 – 18 years old who are given the opportunity to thrive academically and in the local community.

This Science technician role will entail working independently rearranging chemicals and other materials into appropriate classrooms and cupboards throughout the school holidays.
As a science technician, you will also be expected to prepare for science demonstrations in term time and have the ability to assist when demonstrations are taking place.

This Science Technician role will be full-time starting immediately and is temporary to permanent.

To apply to this Science Technician role, you will need the following.
· Previous experience working as a Science Technician is desirable but not essential.
· Be able to provide 24 months’ worth of recent references.
· Excellent organisation skills
· Have experience working in a school environment.
· Strong recent experience
· Understanding of how Science departments run

Responsibilities as a Science Technician
⦁ Preparation and assembly of components for demonstration, class practical work, assessments, and examinations. To prepare solutions and materials.
⦁ To ensure equipment and electrical connections and other materials are left/stored in a safe and secure condition, ready for re-use.
⦁ rearranging chemicals and other materials into appropriate cupboards and classrooms throughout the school holidays
⦁ Have the ability to assist when demonstrations are taking place.

Working as a Science Technician for Flourish Education you will receive excellent benefits including:
⦁ A competitive salary of up to £120 per day which equates to £23,400 based on working 5 days a week for the full school year.
⦁ The option of PAYE or Umbrella
⦁ Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.36% of your day rate.
⦁ Pension Contributions
⦁ Free Safeguarding Level 1, Prevent and FGM training.
⦁ Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
⦁ Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work.
⦁ Up to £150 welcome to the team bonus – paid automatically after working 10 days.
⦁ Your own dedicated consultant who will spend time getting to know you to ensure you are placed in schools that you will thrive in
⦁ Free ongoing CPD opportunities

The school is situated near Selly Oak and is easily accessible from areas such as Moseley, Kings Norton. Highters Heath, Northfield, Bournville.

All candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS, references, and Barred checks. Flourish Education is acting as an employment and business agency. Flourish Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment.

If you require any further information, please contact Georgia Hayward at Flourish Education