Science Technician Apprentice

  • Shirley
  • £7,938.00
  • Shirley High School Performing Arts College
  • 35-40 hours per week

THE COMPANY

Shirley High School is a fully comprehensive multicultural school with proud traditions and high expectations for both students and staff.  We have over 1000 students benefiting from our fabulous green site that creates a positive and friendly learning environment that challenges everyone to produce their best everyday.

 

THE ROLE

The Apprentice Science Technician under the direction/instruction of senior staff, provide general support to staff and students, including preparation and routine maintenance of resources/equipment.

 

 and DutiesResponsibilities

  • Preparing equipment, chemicals and specimens for practical sessions and examinations, including constructing and setting up equipment as required.
  • Preparing equipment, materials, teaching aids for lessons.
  • Monitoring the condition of equipment, books, etc.
  • Carrying out minor repairs to equipment, e.g. plugs, fuses etc.
  • Keeping laboratories, classrooms, the base room, store cupboards and equipment tidy, clean and safe.
  • Monitoring supplies and indicating to the Senior Technician when further stock is necessary; checking deliveries; arranging appropriate storage.
  • Assisting with the disposal of used / harmful chemicals, specimens etc
  • Purchasing and collecting science materials locally.
  • Assisting in practical sessions where required.

THE CANDIDATE

Qualifications

  • Preparing equipment, chemicals and specimens for practical sessions and examinations, including constructing and setting up equipment as required.
  • Preparing equipment, materials, teaching aids for lessons.
  • Monitoring the condition of equipment, books, etc.
  • Carrying out minor repairs to equipment, e.g. plugs, fuses etc.
  • Keeping laboratories, classrooms, the base room, store cupboards and equipment tidy, clean and safe.
  • Monitoring supplies and indicating to the Senior Technician when further stock is necessary; checking deliveries; arranging appropriate storage.
  • Assisting with the disposal where of used / harmful chemicals, specimens etc
  • Purchasing and collecting science materials locally.
  • Assisting in practical sessions required.

OTHER INFORMATION

Training to be delivered:

  • Level 3 NVQ in Laboratory and Associated Technical Activities (Education)
  • Must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS check

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