Science Technician

Derby, Derbyshire
£12 - £15 per day
Full Time

Science Technician


FT, Ongoing – 5th September

£12 – £15ph

Monarch Education are currently looking for an experienced Science Technician to join an established team at a secondary school in Derby. This is a full-time role expected starting in September. The ideal candidate has experience of working as a science/lab technician in a school or other educational setting. You will be working under the guidance of the Science Leadership team but will be expected to self-manage to an extent.

Duties of the role include (but are not limited to):

  • Organising and preparing practical resources
  • Assist with the maintenance of a safe, working environment
  • Keeping accurate records
  • Assisting in the delivery of educational practical experiments
  • Monitoring and maintaining equipment, reporting any hazards as necessary
  • Monitoring stock levels of chemicals and equipment
  • Keeping the lab space hazard free and tidy

The ideal candidate:

  • Has a relevant degree or qualification, or sufficient demonstrable experience
  • Has worked in a lab before and understands how to safely handle chemicals and equipment
  • Has certificates in health and safety, COSHH, First Aid, or similar training to ensure a safe and reactive lab environment
  • Can provide a minimum of two satisfactory employment references
  • Has, or is willing to take out, an Enhanced DBS certificate

If you’re unsure on your qualifications for this role, please call Rosie on 0115 838 1035

Benefits of working with Monarch Education:

  • You will be paid a competitive daily wage, based on your experience
  • Dedicated consultant allocated to support you with any questions or concerns
  • Support in writing CV’s and job applications
  • Fast, effective compliance service
  • £200 for any successful referral of Teachers and £100 for Teaching Assistants!
  • You will receive free, up to date safeguarding training
  • Free training workshops and CPD courses to provide professional development

Affinity Workforce Solutions and Monarch Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its temporary workers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Monarch Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Monarch Education operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days, please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.


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