Senior Science Technician

Ark Schools

About this role

Birmingham, West Midlands, b11 2qu

Senior Science Technician

Ark Trust

Birmingham, B11

Start date:  ASAP

Hours: 36 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks per year)

 

The Supply Register are proud to be working as a managed service provider on behalf of the ARK Trust. We are working with academies within the trust for all requirements including daily and long term requirements. Due to continued growth, we are looking for eager and energetic senior science technician to begin immediately in Birmingham. The role has potential to go permanent for the right candidate.

The Role

To support the delivery of science by providing practical day-to-day support in the learning environment and will ensure that the classrooms and display boards are up to date

Key responsibilities

Classroom/Practical support

       To monitor standards and practices within the classroom and identify and communicate improvements to working practices to ensure the highest standards are achieved

       To provide technical and learning assistance and information in the classroom and across the school community in order to support students and staff

        To support students in the classroom environment to assist in the learning process.

        To assist classroom teachers as directed to produce creative classroom displays that can be used to enhance classroom practice

        To ensure high standards of Health and Safety are maintained at all times.

 

Preparation

        To prepare (and where appropriate manufacture) teaching materials as required to ensure effective support for teaching staff in the Science department

        To repair, maintain and store equipment in order to guarantee safe and effective upkeep

        To set up science practical’s in advance of lessons when required

        To ensure the prep room is kept clean, tidy and safe.

 

Equipment Maintenance and Stock

       To maintain inventory of equipment and stock control in order to maintain a supply of equipment for teaching use. Order stock as directed by the Subject Leader/Head of Department so that resources are adequate for lessons

       To receive and check deliveries of supplies to ensure accuracy from suppliers

       To liaise with equipment providers to ensure good quality provision and value for money

       To procure biological consumables, i.e. fruit, hearts and other perishable items as necessary, ensuring they are stored and later disposed of in a safe, hygienic and secure way.

Other

Undertake other various responsibilities as directed by the Principal and/or line manager.

Ideal Candidate

Experience

       Experience of working in a school

      Experience of the KS3, 4 & 5 science curriculums (desirable)

      Health and Safety training or experience

       Professional laboratory experience is preferred

 

Specific skills

·         Good communication skills, including written and oral

·         Good organisation skills

·         Ability to work and plan under pressure

·         Able to understand and implement particular strategies and methods to help pupils to improve their learning and enjoyment of learning

·         Awareness of safety issues as appropriate to the post

·         Health and Safety risk assessment in specific working environment

·         Able to help implement the necessary routines and patterns to establish good behaviour management within the school

·         Understands the importance of confidentiality and discretion.

 Other

  •        Commitment to equality of opportunity and the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils
  •        Willingness to undertake training
  •         This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check

If You are interested in the role, apply today or for more information on this and other teaching opportunities across The Supply Register contact Pindi via email or the resourcing team on telephone. Visit our website for more vacancies and opportunities across The Supply Register

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– Experience of working in a school – Experience of the KS3, 4 & 5 science curriculums (desirable)

Senior, Science, Technician,

A qualified to degree level or proficient to A-Level standard in a scientific field.

Key Information

£18,447 — £22,938 per Year

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