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Science Technician

Vacancy Summary
Scale A
Working Pattern:
Term Time
Full time or part time hours considered.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
13/10/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description


East London Academy of Design and Engineering

Yew Tree Avenue, Rainham Road South, Dagenham East, RM10 7FN

Tel: 0203 773 4672



Science Technician

Hours: Full time or part time hours considered

Salary: Elutec Scale A £17,852 - £20,912 full time salary.

Contract: Permanent

Start: ASAP


An opportunity has arisen for a Science Technician to join Elutec to support the work of our students. 

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly motivated Science Technician to provide support, information and practical assistance to our Science Department at Elutec.

At Elutec we believe that education is success. By providing all of our students with a world class education, we prepare them to be competitive on the international stage. As a member of staff at a fast paced, forward thinking organisation, you will genuinely be changing lives.

Elutec specialises in Engineering. It serves a multi-ethnic community in East London, and at the heart of our approach is the personalised curriculum based

This is an exciting position which offers scope for an exceptional technician to join the development of teaching and learning in this vibrant environment. Like us, you will be, innovative, hardworking, supportive and open to new ideas. You will also have experience of working as a technician, a strong desire to positively impact upon students’ learning, and a firm commitment to raising academic and extra-curricular achievement. Above all you will be dedicated to giving all our students an outstanding education, and make a difference to the lives of young people.

What we offer:-

  • an innovative educational concept
  • excellent programme of continuing professional development
  • be given the opportunity to develop personally and professionally


Key Responsibilities: 

You will be preparing practical equipment, apparatus and resources, monitoring standards and practices within the labs and providing technical and learning assistance in the classroom.

Other responsibilities include ensuring equipment and materials are maintained in good order and in a safe condition and that adequate levels of materials and equipment are available for use by teachers and students including the completion of purchase orders for final approval by the School Business Manager. Keep stores well organised and hazardous substances labelled and kept in a safe place and keep preparation room, fume cupboards and laboratories in a safe and tidy condition.

The school is within walking distance of Dagenham East tube station and is also accessible by a number of bus routes.

Key skills and experience needed:

  • Previous support work within a school or other transferable child-related experience
  • A firm presence and strong behaviour management
  • Qualified to GCSE level in a scientific field
  • Confident preparing and assisting carrying out experiments and practicals up to A level
  • Health and Safety training or experience and be aware of safety issues
  • Previous whole class support
  • Professional manner. Proactive, engaging and empathetic.
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, patient and determined approach
  • Experience or knowledge of special educational needs

In return we offer a friendly, professional school with appropriate CPD opportunities.


To apply, please return your completed application form  by email to: Mrs G Howard, HR Manager, to g.howard@elutec.co.uk

CVs will not be accepted

Closing date for applications: 13th October 2019 at noon.  


Elutec and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services and suitable references along with other essential checks.

Elutec is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply
To apply, please return your completed application form by email to: Mrs G Howard, HR Manager, to g.howard@elutec.co.uk
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