Science technician - full time - Richmond

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2019-06-12 09:47:381970-01-01 Veritas Education Recruitment
Job Type Contract (Long Term)
Location Richmond upon Thames, London
Area South West London, UK Richmond upon Thames, London
Sector Secondary Education - Support Staff/ Supervisor
Salary £75 - £85 per day
Currency GBP
Start Date 03/09/2018
Advertiser remoteapi
Job Ref GY/STHON_1560332859
Job Views 336

** Science graduate to work as a Science/Lab Technician***

***Full time - September start ***


We are currently working with a mixed secondary school in Richmond. The school are looking a Science graduate to work as a FULL TIME Science technician within the science department. The school require a candidate that is confident in all 3 sciences as the role will involve setting up experiments for Physics, Biology and Chemistry as per the KS3 guidelines. The position will start in September and continue for the full academic year. Responsibilites:

  • Providing technical advice and assistance to teachers and pupils including assisting in practical classes where appropriate.
  • Assisting in the maintenance and repair of apparatus and equipment either by staff or contractors
  • Locking up of laboratories and stores and securing equipment when not in use
  • Maintaining the Department's specialist resources, including animal and plant collections - stock take/ordering
  • Assisting with the provision of apparatus and materials for microbiological, radioactive and chemical work, and compliance with the relevant COSHH regulations including correct disposal of chemicals
  • Assisting the lead technician in managing the school budget for the science department
  • Arranging the collection of specimens and making local purchases for curriculum purposes
  • Key skills and experience needed:

  • University Degree in Science
  • Previous experience working with children or within schools
  • Experience in sampling, measuring, recording and analysing results
  • Confident in Chemistry, Biology and Physics
  • Knowledge of the KS3-KS4 curriculum
  • Able to provide technical support to teachers and students
  • The school is located a short walk from a mainline train station and close to various local bus routes. There is parking available on site.Interviews will be held asap and all candidates must hold a valid DBS on the update service.

    If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to Gemma at Veritas Education.


  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview
  • Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


    'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'

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