Science lab technician

£15 - £17 per hour

Job description

Are you interested in Science Lab Technician jobs in the East London area? Morgan Hunt are pleased to announce that we are working with a fantastic college in East London. Together we are seeking to appoint a Science Lab Technician- apply today!

Job Title: Science Lab Technician

Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

Location: East London

Industry: Education

Length of contract: Temporary - ongoing

Roles and Responsibilities:

The support of all Science staff in their teaching.

 Receive and discuss details of the weekly requirements for equipment from each member of the Science staff, reviewing availability.

 The maintenance of laboratories and photocopying.

 The management and maintenance of equipment, filing worksheets, storing equipment etc.

 The management of the preparation room and stores.

 Setting up and delivering all trays of apparatus required in any of the eight laboratories for use during the school day.

 All chemicals taken into the laboratories have to be made up from 'stock' solutions or powders and the knowledge of preparing 'molar' solutions will be


 When using many of the mechanical and electrical apparatus, familiarity with the technical details is needed for the safety of students use. Some apparatus require regular servicing such as microscopes, power packs and balances and this is an important part of the technicians work.

 To assist the Head of Department and Key Stage Co-ordinators by carrying out any tasks they deem necessary for the daily running of the department.

 To undertake training and staff development in Science related areas as negotiated with the Head of Science or Senior Science Technician.

 All used equipment collected; suitable items placed in dishwasher; other apparatus placed in respective housing.

 Any items that require repair are noted and either repaired by technician or arrangements made for an outside company to call and collect.

Skills & experience

  • Familiarity with the national curriculum of England (Plus IGCSE/GCSE and/or A Levels as appropriate)
  • Biochemistry skills and science practical skills are necessary
  • Recent and consistent involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Respect for all members of a school community, irrespective of position, gender, age and ethnic background
  • A positive and solution-focused attitude to working life
  • A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check or police check (for applicants who have never worked in UK) and no question regarding suitability to work with children

If you are interested in working in the Science Lab Technician field in the East London area, please apply to this advert with a CV today and a consultant will contact you!

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Trisha Salunke
Education Recruitment Team
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