Science Technician

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Academic Support
South West England
Other Gloucestershire
£22,938 to £22,938 per annum
Salary Description:
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Job Ref:

Science Technician

SGS College have an exciting opportunity for a Science Technician at our Stroud campus.

Post Number: REQ000308

Stroud Campus

Salary Range: Up to £22,938.00 pro rata per annum

Up to £11,532.42 per annum based on 22 hours and 38 week contract

(Salary is dependent on level of qualification and experience)

Term Time Only Contracts will occur a salary adjustment if the start date is after 1st September

Contract Type: Part time, Term-time Only (38 weeks per year)and Permanent

Hours: 22 per week (job share considered)

South Gloucestershire & Stroud College has an excellent reputation for delivering further education and work-based programmes in a range of subjects - from business to sport, engineering to media, GCSE's and A Levels to degree level courses.

Our experienced and passionate staff work hard to help our students achieve their personal challenges and career goals. We are proud of SGS and committed to making the College the best it can be. We are currently working hard to achieve "Outstanding" status after being classified as "Good" in our first inspection. For more information, please visit

SGS College have an exciting opportunity for a Science Technician at our Stroud campus.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

* To maintain laboratories and preparation rooms to a high standard, ensuring the laboratories and tools are safe in accordance with Health and Safety Regulations.
* To ensure the safe storage and use of chemicals and other materials in accordance with current Health and Safety Regulations and good practice.
* To set up the lab and training areas on a daily basis in preparation for forthcoming classes, supplying equipment and material as requested by lecturers including the setting up of audio and visual equipment.
* To devise, trial out and prepare demonstrations and practical work as requested by lecturers

Beneficial Skills & Qualifications

* Degree educated, preferably in [a] science
* First aid trained
* Knowledge of the Further Education sector
* Awareness of current scientific development in education.

Why choose SGS College?

You will become part of the wider SGS family supporting you with your professional development, access to the LGPS/Teachers Pension scheme, discounted shopping benefits, and access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources. If you are interested in this position please complete an online application form by clicking on apply.

Closing Date: Sunday 20th June 2021

Expected Interview Date: Week commencing 28 June 2021

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children's Barred list check, as a requirement of the job. South Gloucestershire and Stroud College welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.


Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Tel: 08455 643 080
Contact: Richard Lawes

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