Science Technician

Chelmsford College, Chelmsford
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Job Ref No. ECC0-499 Position Type: Technicians Pay Range: up to £21,669 per annum depending on skills
Position Start Date: 28/02/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/01/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: tbc  

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This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving Science department which enjoys excellent outcomes. You will have full responsibility for organising and maintaining the College's Science Laboratories, Microbiology stocks and associated equipment. This will include preparing materials, chemicals and equipment for and during practical sessions within applied science. You will also be involved in providing support to students and staff in respect of any relevant training and operating equipment. You will be responsible for implementing risk assessments in the practical areas of the science department.

The successful candidate will provide support to the delivery staff and management in the Science Department. You will need to be flexible and have some previous knowledge of materials preparation, experiment preparation and equipment maintenance along with strict adherence to health and safety; It is essential that you can demonstrate good organisational skills and proactive thinking and planning.

You will have day to day control of the Science budget, ordering & expenditure using the college finance system where full training will be provided. Knowledge of CLEAPPS, COSHH and keeping of microbiological stock would be an advantage.

The College is committed to equality and diversity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share these commitments. Starting salary will be dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.

If you have any further questions please e-mail, or if you wish to apply please go directly to our website

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Chelmsford College Group

Chelmsford College has a wide range of opportunities for about 450 full and part time employees making us one of the largest employers in Chelmsford.

At Chelmsford College, we put the learner at the centre of everything we do. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share these values. Our commitments to our learners are reflected in the breadth of employment opportunities we offer.

Whether you are an experienced teacher, or possess good vocational qualifications and experience in industry and are considering either full time or part time teaching in further education, we would be pleased to hear from you.

We also have opportunities in a wide range of learning and business support activities such as student support, learning technologies, technician roles, IT support, finance, estates, human resources and staff development, student admissions, and general administration.

Chelmsford College offers exceptional personal and professional development opportunities. Other benefits include final salary pension schemes, competitive salary and annual leave arrangements, on site sports & fitness centre, free courses, staff discounts arranged with local retailers and highly flexible working arrangements for many of our positions.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Julie Williams
Moulsham Street Campus
102 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 0JQ
Telephone: 01245 265611

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