As a technician, you will be required to support the school community primarily within the science subjects but you will be required to contribute to the wider technician team support in other areas when required
Key responsibilities are:-Preparation and servicing of experimental kits for Science subjects Prepare/manufacture teaching material as required Maintaining appropriate stock levels of solutions and consumables Delivery and setting up of equipment and experiments to classrooms Collection of resources from classrooms and work areas Maintain efficient, effective and organised laboratory/stores Ensure chemicals are stored correctly Ordering, stock control and maintaining an accurate inventory of resources Regular cleaning, maintenance and repair of resources Assist with the implementation of safety regulations Carry out risk assessments when required Disposal of chemicals and waste products safely Assistance with software installation and the monitoring of the use of hardware and software Set up projection equipment Set up and operate sound and lighting equipment Undertake other duties as directed by Senior Technician.
You should have experience in providing science support to a varied client base within a busy environment - preferably within an educational establishment and have an awareness of current curriculum needs. You will have a proven ability to understand, follow and convey technical instructions, demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail and have excellent organizational skills. This post requires a high degree of flexibility; managing the day to day aspects you will be required to have the ability to make informed decisions quickly.
You are required to hold a relevant qualification in chemical handling and have an up to date knowledge of safe working laboratory practices and COSHH.
This is a term time post.
This post is temporary until December 2017 due to budget restrictions.
For an informal discussion please contact Eira Walls, Resource Manager, or Barry Harrison, Senior Technician, on (01324) 622576.
Successful applicants for posts working with children or vulnerable adults will be subject to disclosure checks or the new PVG scheme.
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk