Laboratory Support Technician - Science

Aylesford School and Sixth Form College Tapping Way Warwick CV34 6XR
Actual Salary £15,729.39
24 May 2021
14 Jun 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

The Role

Aylesford School is a forward thinking, exciting and educationally stimulating environment. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our students and our community.
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic technician to join our dynamic and forward thinking science department. The successful applicant will have a good understanding of working in a science based environment; they will need to have practical knowledge and skill in the use, operation and maintenance of scientific equipment with good communication & organisational skills and a flexible working approach.

Key Requirements

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
•Be familiar with science specific Health and Safety requirements and liaise closely with Senior Laboratory Technician in the first instance, and other school staff to ensure safe practices are observed at all times.
•Assembly trays of equipment and chemicals as detailed in assigned requisitions.
•Delivery and collection of trays to designated room.
•Dissembling of trays, cleaning of equipment, re-stocking of chemicals and storing appropriately. Check equipment for wear and tear, report findings to Senior Laboratory Technician and take appropriate advice and actions.
•To notify relevant staff of dysfunctional apparatus, fire safety equipment, fabric of the room.
•To maintain preparation and storage rooms, cupboards, lockers, bench tops and other areas in clean and tidy condition.
•Maintain and dispose of solutions (and waste) in accordance with established guidelines.
•To participate in the annual stocktake, and help ensure that appropriate stock levels are maintained throughout the year.
•To undertake any other duties as appropriate to the nature of the appointment.

Additional Information & How to Apply

The role is full time, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday (days/hours to be agreed with the Head of Department)
The role is 38 weeks per annum – term time only; although a flexible working approach is required as the successful applicant may be required to assist in School events such as Open Evening.
The role will be paid on salary scale D Points 4-5 (£18,933 - £19,312.00) Actual Salary £15,729.39

Interested candidates should email completed application forms FAO Samantha Hughes, HR Officer & Headteacher’s PA at or post to:- Samantha Hughes, Aylesford School & Sixth Form College, Tapping Way, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 6XR.

Closing date: 13/06/2021
Interview date: Interview date to be arranged WC 14/06/2021

Please telephone 01926 747100 or email with any queries.
Please note we do not accept CVs - candidates should download and complete the application form available from the School Website.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to two positive references and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

Supporting documents
Equality Form
Job Description
Application Form

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