East London Academy of Design and Engineering
Yew Tree Avenue, Rainham Road South, Dagenham East, RM10 7FN
Tel: 0203 773 4672
Part-time 3 days (term time + INSET)
Salary: £15,350 – 20,114 pro-rata (Full time equivalent)
Line Manager: Assistant Principal, Faculty Lead for Science & Engineering
Elutec are delighted to be recruiting a Science Technician to support the work of our students and the department. We are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly motivated Science Technician to provide support, information and practical assistance to our Science Department at Elutec.
At Elutec we believe that education is success. By providing all of our students with a world class education, we prepare them to be competitive on the international stage. As a member of staff at a fast paced, forward thinking organisation, you will genuinely be changing lives. This is an exciting position which offers scope for an exceptional technician to join the development of teaching and learning in this vibrant environment. Like us, you will be, innovative, hardworking, supportive and open to new ideas. You will also have experience of working as a technician, a strong desire to positively impact upon students’ learning, and a firm commitment to raising academic and extra-curricular achievement. Above all you will be dedicated to giving all our students an outstanding education, and make a difference to the lives of young people. The school is within walking distance of Dagenham East tube station and is also accessible by a number of bus routes.
You will be preparing practical equipment, apparatus and resources, monitoring standards and practices within the labs and providing technical and learning assistance in the classroom.
Other responsibilities include ensuring equipment and materials are maintained in good order and in a safe condition and that adequate levels of materials and equipment are available for use by teachers and students including the completion of purchase orders for final approval by the School Business Manager. Keep stores well organised and hazardous substances labelled and kept in a safe place and keep preparation room, fume cupboards and laboratories in a safe and tidy condition.
Key skills and experience needed:
- Previous support work within a school or other transferable child-related experience
- A firm presence and strong behaviour management
- Qualified to GCSE level in a scientific field
- Confident preparing and assisting in carrying out experiments and practicals up to A level
- Health and Safety training or experience and be aware of safety issues
- Professional manner. Proactive, engaging and empathetic.
- Enthusiastic, friendly, patient and determined approach
Please apply online
Please note CVs will not be accepted
Closing date for applications: 20th October 2021
Interviews will be held: Thursday 21st October 2021
Elutec and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services and suitable references along with other essential checks.
Elutec is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.