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Science Technician
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contract term
£65 to £85 per day
Apply by
19 April 2022
Job start
18 April 2022
Job end

Vision for Education are working with a Secondary School based in Preston, Lancashire to recruit a Science Technician to start April 2022 for the remainder of the academic year.

About the role

As a science technician your main responsibilities include managing laboratories and ensuring that the right equipment, tools, chemicals and other materials are adequately stocked and kept in working condition. It is essential that you have previous experience and hold a qualification withing Science.

This role may also require you to supervisor Science classes at times as well as assist with small intervention groups, so previous experience as a cover supervisor or Teaching Assistant would also be desirable.

About the school

This school is based in Preston, and part of large Academy trust. The Science department is supportive and friendly. The school is forward thinking and benefits from a proactive Senior Leadership team.


To be considered for the role of Science Technician you will:
  • A strong knowledge of science and a genuine interest in the subject. –
  • A qualification in any area of science
  • Previous experience of working in a school laboratory for referencing purposes.
  • Be adaptable and flexible
  • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£65 to £85 per day

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Stuart Rothwell on 01772 669 322 or email
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