Science Technician

Location: Newham
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: J 2
Salary: £400 - 500 per week
Job Published: 15 days ago

To assist with the setting up of apparatus, materials and equipment for classroom lessons. To provide assistance

with the preparation of teaching materials for practical lessons. To provide technical support to staff and

pupils on the safe use of chemicals. To ensure work areas are tidy, arrange apparatus and equipment as



Main Duties and Responsibilities

Lesson Preparation

1.1 To construct apparatus for use in classrooms.

1.2 To repair and maintain apparatus and glassware, carrying out regular checks of equipment.

1.3 To ensure safe and ordered storage of equipment.

1.4 To carry out general upkeep of laboratory areas, stores or equipment, reporting repairs.

1.5 To care for plants and animals kept in the laboratories.

1.6 To supervise long-term experiments and keep accurate records.

1.7 To assist in clearing up following lessons.

1.8 To accurately make up solutions to ‘A’ level standard.

1.9 To set up simple electric circuits and apparatus.

1.10 To collect and set up audio-visual aids, if required.

1.11 To participate in lessons as required under the supervision of a member of

teaching staff.

Stock Maintenance

2.1 To maintain stock levels by regular stock taking.

2.2 To check orders and receive goods, ensuring safe storage of stocks.

2.3 To keep records, including stock and breakage records.

Health and Safety

3.1 To actively contribute towards a safe environment.

3.2 To ensure safe and secure storage of equipment and chemicals.

3.3 To provide First Aid if suitably qualified to do so.

3.4 To ensure safe disposal of chemicals and broken equipment.


If you wish to be considered for thos osition please apply within immediately.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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