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School Science Technician

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School Science Technician- Tameside

Teaching Personnel are urgently seeking a Science Technician to work at our partner school located in Tameside. This full time position, starting from October, represents an exciting opportunity for a Science Technician to work for the full academic year. Further, the incoming Science Technician will join a large Science department and have the opportunity to work in a school with outstanding Science laboratories due to a recent investment:


  • Pay of up to £350 per week.
  • Position to start from October until July 2019.
  • The possibility of being offered a contract by the school after the initial supply period.
  • School located with easy access to the nearby areas and excellent public transport links.

Specific duties-

  • Performing laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations.
  • Carrying out routine tasks accurately and following strict methodologies to carry out analyses.
  • Preparing specimens and samples.
  • Constructing, maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment, for example centrifuges, titrators, pipetting machines and pH meters;
  • Ensuring the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced;
  • Recording and sometimes interpreting results to present to senior colleagues;
  • Using computers and performing mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphs;
  • Keeping up to date with technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliability;
  • Conducting searches on identified topics relevant to the research;
  • Following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks.

How to apply-

To be immediately considered for this position, please submit your full CV to Paul via the link below.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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