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School Physics Technician

Liverpool, Merseyside

£10.00 - £11.00 per hour


Are you passionate about your specialist subject of science, particularly physics? Have you got experience working in a laboratory? If you have any work experience in an educational environment or working with children, then consider an application for the role of science technician in physics with Randstad Education!

We currently require a science technician specialising in physics for a temporary role at a secondary school in Liverpool. This is a termtime only fulltime role, working 35 hours per week, starting as soon as possible. The role could last for a few months or more, and for the right person, could turn permanent as the temporary role is covering a current vacancy.


Our staff have a welldeserved reputation as being the best in Merseyside and as a reward for your hard work and commitment you will benefit from:

A dedicated, professional and friendly specialist School Support Services consultant and a branch with 24 hour oncall facility

Competitive rates of pay paid weekly, which are fully compliant under the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR, 2011)

Commitment to your continuing professional development through free training including safeguarding

Recommend a friend bonus worth up to £300

The flexibility to work when and where you want through our network of branches

Being part of a highly respected supply team and developing your own reputation within it, especially through various rewards like Candidate of the Term


You would need to be available to start immediately. This is a great opportunity to work as part of a committed team of technicians, providing a practical service to the staff and pupils of the school. Responsibilities would include:

Ensuring all materials and equipment are ready for practical lessons and demonstrations in GCSE and A Level Science classes, mainly physics, liaising with teaching staff for lesson planning

Cleaning, storing and accounting for all equipment and stock including chemicals

Undertaking of safety checks and routine maintenance of laboratory equipment

Ensuring any chemical and biological waste is disposed of correctly

Maintaining filing systems and correct paperwork for stock orders and keeping the department tidy

Keeping relevant health and safety knowledge uptodate eg COSHH requirements

Assisting teaching staff in the running of practical sessions for pupils, and undertaking other duties as directed


As the successful candidate you will have:

A strong knowledge of science and a genuine interest in the subject, particularly physics; a degree qualification in any area of science or experience from a laboratory would be desirable

Previous experience of working in a school laboratory, or work experience with children in another capacity (paid or voluntary), would be advantageous for referencing purposes

A patient approach towards working with children and adults alike

Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing

A strong work ethic, the ability to work as part of a team of technicians, and a professional attitude


Randstad Education is the UK Market Leader for recruitment within education. We have been helping teachers and support staff to find temporary and permanent roles in schools, colleges and nurseries for nearly twenty years. Working with over 2500 schools each week, our staff support over 135,000 children every day across the country, so we can find the right match for your skills. The Liverpool branch is one of the oldest and busiest in the country and has a dedicated team of consultants working across primary, secondary and SEN. We also have a dedicated section looking after school support roles such as technicians, administration and finance.


We are proud to support a diverse portfolio of schools across Merseyside, so even if this job or location is not suitable, we would still like to hear from you regarding your relevant experience, as we may have other roles available in schools, temporary or permanent, shortor longterm, full or parttime, which may be a better match. All candidates will be subject to Randstad Educations child protection and UK eligibility checks. If you are suitable, an interview would be offered immediately and you could start working in the school soon after.

To discuss this in more detail, please contact Catherine Stockford, your specialist Support Services consultant, via email on ######### or telephone the Liverpool branch of Randstad Education on#########

Posted 36 days ago

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