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Science Technician

Job Details

  • Reference Number: SCIEN29069
  • Region: East Riding of Yorkshire, Beverley
  • Salary: 7 - 8 per Hour
  • Position: Support Staff
  • Open: 09-10-2015
  • Close: N/A

Job Description

A teaching laboratory technician works in all kinds of educational institutions including secondary schools and further education. Their tasks involve supporting the work of science teachers/lecturers and their students to ensure that they: *make the best use of the time they spend in the laboratory; *use equipment safely; *accurately record the results of their work. The role mainly involves providing technical support, ensuring that equipment is functioning properly and is ready to use, and that the right materials are available for particular lessons. Sometimes laboratory technicians work closely with students to explain or demonstrate experiments or how to use equipment, as well as helping teachers with a class and supporting individual students on research projects. You must have previous experience in the role of Science technician within secondary schools or further education.