Science Lab Technician

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SALARY: £18,327.21 pro rata

Role 1: Full time 37 hours per week

Role 2: Part time 20 hours per week

LOCATION: Stevenage



You will be supporting the head of department prepare and maintain the lab for all
classroom activities. You will support and prepare scientific experiments for both staff and students and will work as a team with the science tutors across the college.


  • Contributory pension scheme
  • For a full outline of benefits, click here



  • Educated to A Level or equivalent in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or National Certificate in Science or relevant qualifications/experience
  • Excellent communications skills both verbal and written
  • IT literate, competent administrator with the ability to
  • prioritise workload
  • Awareness of COSHH and health and safety procedures within a laboratory setting
  • Flexible and proactive approach to work
  • Able to pass a DBS screening, experience within classroom an advantage
  • Awareness of safeguarding





  • To prepare and maintain laboratories and equipment for teacher/student
  • Work as a team to support all areas of science, undertaking any duties as may be reasonably requested by manager
  • Administrative and purchasing duties within the Science department, including the maintenance of equipment
  • Set up/pre-test apparatus / equipment / experiments / assessments for teachers/student projects within the appropriate safety procedures and regulations
  • Handle substances hazardous to health and equipment within the appropriate safety procedures/guidelines
  • Preparation of materials/chemicals for class use
  • Ensure any special safety precautions and health and safety procedures are followed by all students and staff
  • Ensure that the Risk management policy is followed and inform line manager of any possible risks








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    The Hart Learning Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, as our posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is also an offence to apply for a role if you have been barred from working with children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you have been shortlisted for a role and are within the guidelines of KCSIE, an online search will be carried out to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available online. If any incidents or issues are identified, the Group might want to explore these with you at the interview. As part of the recruitment process, you will need to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

    Details of our Safeguarding policy can be found in this link – Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

    To view our fair recruitment forms, please click here for equality and diversity declaration.

    Please note these vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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    “There is a great culture at NHC and the team is wonderfully helpful and supportive. I feel valued here. I also feel like I find myself in the classroom, and that I can pass my knowledge on to my students and know that I can make an impact on their lives.”

    Hafssa Izma - Child Development Studies and Health & Social Care Tutor