School Science Technician
To be a successful Science technician you'll need a thorough and meticulous approach as well as strong scientific and technical knowledge, working in secondary schools you will be involved in supporting the work of science teachers and lecturers and their students to ensure that they:
*make the best use of the time they spend in the laboratory;
*use equipment safely;
*accurately record the results of their work.
Your role will mainly involve providing technical support, ensuring that equipment is functioning properly and is ready to use, and that the right materials are available for particular lessons.
Sometimes you will work closely with students to explain or demonstrate experiments or how to use equipment, as well as helping teachers with a class and supporting individual students on research projects.
Science technicians take on a wide range of tasks at work, which usually include some of the following:
constructing and modifying apparatus
setting up experiments
taking an active part in laboratory demonstrations
ordering resources and keeping budgets
helping in practical classes
giving technical help to pupils and students
always meeting current health and safety standards
You need to be educated to the following level - A levels or the equivalent in science, or a BTEC HNC/HND, foundation or degree in a science or technology subject.
It will be useful if you have experience of scientific techniques in a technical setting.
If you are interested in this role please apply to Email:- firstname.lastname@example.org or Telephone 01162 438772
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