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We are working with a Good Ofstedrated mainstream secondary school in South West London who are currently looking to recruit a Lab Technician to start ASAP for approximately a term.
This position is available on a fulltime basis Monday Friday (8.00am 4.00pm 1hour Break). The Successful applicant will be joining on a temporary longterm contract (approx. 1 term) with the potential of it becoming permanent for the right person.
The Head of Science is looking for a technician who has an excellent understanding of Chemistry, Biology and Physics and experience preparing experiments up to A Level. Previous experience within a school laboratory is desired not essential.
Responsibilities will include ensuring equipment and materials are maintained in good order and in a safe condition and that adequate levels of materials and equipment are available for use by teachers and students. Completion of purchase orders for final approval by the Principal. Keep stores well organised and hazardous substances labelled and kept in a safe place and keep preparation rooms, fume cupboards and laboratories in a safe and tidy condition
You will support class teachers in science lessons from Year 7 to Alevel. Other responsibilities will include preparing practical equipment, apparatus and resources, monitoring standards and practices within the labs and providing technical and learning assistance in the classroom.
The shortlisted candidate must have the ability to work methodically, paying attention to detail, excellent interpersonal skills and a willing to support students preparing for Chemistry practicals.
The school is near a tube station and is also accessible by a number of bus routes.
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We care about your training and development more than any other agency which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! Thats 18 more than our next nearest competitor
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To join us and be successful in this Lab Technician role you will need to:
Have or be willing to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference check.
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK
Click Apply now to be considered for this great position as Lab Technician in Merton. Or for more information about the role, contact Seema Parbat on ##### ######/ #####@######.###
We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your career.
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