Epsom College, an independent co-educational day and boarding school on the edge of Epsom Downs, is looking to appoint a Biology Technician responsible for the preparation of class practicals and general servicing of laboratories.
The applicant would have a science degree or higher qualification and/or technical experience. The successful applicant will be organised and methodical in their approach, cheerful, team focused and well presented. A knowledge of health and safety and COSHH regulations will be essential along with experience of setting up equipment and co-ordinating practical risk assessments. Competent IT skills and administration skills are required.
The role would suit an individual who enjoys and has experience working within a professional laboratory/classroom environment. The role will involve some lifting and manual handling apparatus. Practical knowledge of setting up and maintaining equipment is essential.
The College offers a competitive salary, pension membership with free life assurance cover, along with a generous benefits package including free meals and refreshments, training opportunities and professional development, free sports centre membership and other lifestyle benefits.
The School is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. We are committed to attracting and retaining the very best staff, ensuring that our staff body reflects the diversity of our students and local community.
Hours: 37 hours per week plus 3.5 hours every other Saturday, Term-Time only. 2.5 weeks during school holidays across 18 weeks.
For an application pack and further details, please go to https://www.epsomcollege.org.uk/about-us/careers/.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process an enhanced Disclosure and barring check will be required. Epsom College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment