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Apprentice Science Technician

Job description

Djanogoly City Academy are looking for an Apprentice Science Technician to join their school. You will be required to: · Provide technical support to the science teachers by assisting with the preparation of materials and apparatus for practical work. · Adhere to all legislative requirements in relation to Health and Safety.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to begin a career in education.

Job Description

Curriculum Support:

To assist the Science Technician with: ·

  • Coordinating the use of practical resources/facilities and providing assistance and/or advice in the practical needs of the Science Curriculum, including liaising with teaching staff.
  • Preparation of resources and assembling apparatus.
  • Obtaining materials by local purchase.
  • Providing technical advice and assistance to teaching staff and students.
  • Carrying out risk assessments for technician activities.

Curriculum administrative support:

Maintenance and Equipment of Stock:

  • To promote the maintenance of a healthy and safe working environment.
  • Assist with arranging for external maintenance and repair if necessary.
  • Keep appropriate records of service and maintenance undertaken.
  • Assist with stock management and ordering.
  • Assist with ensuring the correct disposal of used materials.
  • Contribute to the assessment, monitoring and review of Health and Safety procedures and information resources.
  • Keeping up to date with current procedures through CPD.

Long Term Development of Department:

  • To contribute to the design, development and maintenance of specialist resources and/or long term projects.
  • Seek out and undertake professional development opportunities as appropriate.
  • Carry out such other reasonable activities required in the pursuance of duties.

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 28/02/2023

Possible start date: 01/03/2023

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team working
  • Team working
  • Initiative

  • GCSE or equivalent English/ Maths / Science A*-C/ 9-4 (Essential)

  • Laboratory Technician Standard Level 3 - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/laboratory-technician-v1-2
  • Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment. Please refer to above link for more information.

This apprenticeship takes place at the employers address but the applicant will also have a day release. This will take place once a week at Nottingham College, City Hub Campus.

  • Possible permanent position on the completion of the apprenticeship.

Employer information

Djanogly City Academy is one of the most successful schools in the country. Our work is about making a real difference to children’s lives so that they can in turn make a demonstrable difference to their communities, our city and our world.

Address details:

Djanogly City Academy
Gregory Boulevard
Nottingham
NG7 6ND

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Reference number VAC1000118149
Working week Start time between 8.00am – 8.30am with a finish time of 4.00pm – 4.30pm. Exact times to be confirmed with the line manager.
Total hours per week: 37
Expected duration 27 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Laboratory and Science Technician - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £11,554.00 (Annually)

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).