Permanent Full Time
Here at Flourish Education we are working with a school in Warwick who are currently recruiting for a Science Technician to work in a successful school with key stages 3 and 4.
Under the reasonable direction of the Head of Subject or any other teacher having appropriately delegated authority, the Science Technician shall carry out the following
To maintain the teaching areas, stockroom and preparation areas to ensure a clean, safe and orderly environment.
To prepare equipment, materials and any necessary chemical solutions for lessons, demonstrations, displays, exhibitions, clubs and practical examinations.
To assist academic staff and pupils with practical work and co-curricular activities.
To clear away equipment, materials and chemical solutions at the end of lessons.
To clean glassware and other equipment.
To ensure the maintenance of adequate stock levels by keeping stock records, recommending stock needed and preparing draft requisitions for signature.
To ensure that the gas and electricity in the laboratories are turned on at the beginning of the day and off at the end of the day.
To maintain an awareness of curriculum changes.
Working with other technicians to ensure the School’s smooth running of the Department.
Assisting teachers during lessons as required.
To have a flexible approach to rosters, by agreement with the Head of Science, for issues such as the timing of lunch breaks and covering for absent colleagues.
To have a flexible approach to working across the Science disciplines when needed, by agreement with the Head of Science.
To attend meetings with the Head of Science or Heads of Subjects as required.
To keep up to date with safety legislation, liaise with the Science teachers regarding safety matters and advise them of any potential problems with materials or equipment.
To periodically test and repair equipment used in the Department to ensure that it is in good working order, and when necessary liaise with external contractors regarding the repair of equipment, by agreement with the Head of Science.
To ensure the safe disposal of chemical waste.
To ensure that any appropriate chemicals are stored correctly and safely.
To alert the Head of Science to any issues of safety within the Science Department.
Assist with the preparation of risk assessments as required
First Aid provision.
To participate in arrangements to identify the training needs, and to be available for further training if required.
To assist academic staff in duplicating and photocopying.
To maintain Departmental records using a computer for record keeping (using Excel) and word processing (using Word) where appropriate.
To perform any additional duties as may reasonably be assigned to the Technician from time to time by the Head of Science.
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.