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Lab Technician (school based)

Job Description

We are recruiting a talented lab technician to join a Secondary School Academy in Northampton, renowned for its fantastic facilities and an environment that fosters rich learning experiences.

You will play a pivotal role in supporting the science department and ensuring the smooth operation of our well-equipped laboratories. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining a safe and efficient environment for both staff and students.

This is a full-time position, with a short-term contract, starting on 26/02/2024 and finishing on 28/03/2024.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and set up equipment and materials for science experiments and practical lessons.
  • Ensure the safe storage and disposal of chemicals and hazardous materials.
  • Collaborate with science teachers to provide technical support during lessons.
  • Carry out routine maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment.
  • Uphold health and safety standards within the laboratory environment.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant qualifications in a scientific discipline.
  • Proven experience as a Lab Technician or a similar role.
  • Familiarity with health and safety protocols in a laboratory setting.
  • Ability to manage and organise laboratory resources effectively.

Personal Attributes:

  • Detail-oriented with strong organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Enthusiastic about creating a positive and safe learning environment.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the needs of the science department and the school.