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Vacancy EXPIRED: Laboratory Assistant - North Berwick High
Employer East Lothian Council
Vacancy type Full Time Job
Reference number Lab2521
Form of employment Not specified
Salary / Rate £17,775.00
Hours Not specified
Published 15/10/2020
Closing date 18/10/2020


To assist the Science Technician in preparing practical experiments and paperwork for the science classes. The job also involves cleaning and maintenance of equipment within the science department. The Jobholder is responsible for ensuring that equipment is available for use by teachers and students


  • Preparing materials, equipment and science areas for use by teachers and student sin the classrooms.
  • Designing and constructing equipment and apparatus for use in experiments, subject to approval by the technician.
  • Helping to ensure that the stores are well organised and that materials and equipment are maintained in good order and in a safe condition.
  • Ensuring that the preparation rooms and laboratories are kept in a safe and tidy condition.
  • Assisting the teaching staff and Senior Science Technician in the support work necessary to prepare and operate laboratories.
  • Preparing laboratory standard solutions as requested by the technician.
  • Updating his/her knowledge and keeping abreast of new developments and given the opportunity to attend appropriate courses.
  • Using new technology equipment and techniques where appropriate at the instruction of the technician.
  • Helping to maintain plants in the department.
  • Undertaking general stores duties such as labelling bottles, cleaning shelves,unloading and loading materials and completion of necessary records.
  • Undertaking basic administrative duties.
  • Stock control in conjunction with the technician. Undertaking any other relevant duties required by the Senior Science Technician, Principal Teachers or Head Teacher

Essential criteria

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Desirable criteria

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Additional information

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