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Science Technician

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An opportunity to support a successful Science department within a 'Good' secondary school in Oldham

Due to a gap in the department, our partner school based in Oldham, North Manchester are seeking to appoint a Science Technician to begin in the new academic year. Initially on a temporary contract as an introduction to the role, there is an opportunity for the successful candidate to stay within the department on a permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent Science graduate to find their first laboratory related role, or for an experienced Science Technician to continue their career at a ‘Good’ school.

  • Full time Science Technician at a ‘Good’ school in Oldham
  • Fixed term contract (September 2020 – July 2021)
  • Opportunity for permanent contract thereafter
  • Earn up to GBP1400 per month (dependent on experience)
  • Experience not essential

Our partner school is located in the Oldham area of North Manchester is located a short drive from Oldham town centre. This Ofsted rated ‘Good’ secondary school has fewer than 900 students and Ofsted stated that students ‘are making consistently strong progress across the curriculum and throughout the school.’ With good facilities throughout the Science department and the rest of the school, pupils have everything in place to set them up for a successful future.

“We are looking for an enthusiastic and well organised individual to provide technical support to teaching staff within our Science department. We are looking for someone who is organised, efficient and able to work as part of a team.” Head of Science department.

As a Science Technician at our partner school, responsibilities will include:

  • Carrying out risk assessments for practical and technical activities
  • Preparing necessary solutions and equipment for practical experiments
  • Maintaining, repairing and taking inventory of apparatus
  • Liaising with staff over equipment and safety issues
  • Running trials of experiments and demonstrations
  • Supporting the overall work of the Science Department

If you would like to apply for this post as a Science Technician, please apply via the link below or send an updated CV to Chris Beckenham at Manchester North Secondary directly, alternatively call on the number provided for further information.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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