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Technician - Science and Food Studies

Department:  Science
Salary:  £10.26 per hour
plus £1.24 p/hour holiday pay
Grade:  Standard Hourly Rate
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Variable Hours
Closing Date:  11:59pm on Sunday 27 January 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  RACC076-18-R

Richmond Adult Community College and Hillcroft College have recently merged to create a new College with two sites in Richmond and Surbiton.

The College provides an impressive environment to support learning. We design and deliver courses to meet the needs, interests and abilities of both adults and young people who wish to learn in an adult environment.

This role is primarily focused on the work required for the GCSE Biology, Entry Level Science and Access to HE Health and Human Sciences courses. It will include preparing the experiments for different classes. This work, which will include for example, preparation of a range of solutions such as 0.01M iodine, preparation of sterile agar plates, preparation of E. Coli, safe disposal of E. Coli infected agar plates, and preparation of buffer solutions and enzyme solutions, will be scheduled at various times and days to accommodate the needs of our classes. A schedule of work will be agreed with the Programme Manager each term. 

The successful applicant will also be responsible for ordering new equipment as required, setting up and trailing experiments and working with other cross college staff to ensure the smooth running of the sections. Part of this role will involve supporting the teaching staff who deliver courses in our teaching kitchen. This work will be scheduled in conjunction with the Programme Manager.  For this and other work, in order to ensure that Health and Safety of our learners we need an experienced science technician.

If you are an experienced science technician please do apply for this role or contact us to further discuss particular aspects of the job on 020 8891 5907 extn 5018 and ask for Judith Mills.

Richmond and Hillcroft Adult and Community College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. 

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Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. 


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