Vacancy: MA Support Service Technician (Science)

JOB TITLE: MA Support Service Technician (Science)

REFERENCE NUMBER: GGA-2024-1652

HOURS OF WORK : 08:30 - 16:15
SALARY/WAGE: £12,026.75 / £6.59 p/h
CLOSING DATE: 05/08/2024

Glasgow City Council - Education (TSS)


Modern Apprenticeship


Job Description

DUE TO FUNDING CRITERIA, THIS VACANCY IS AVAILABLE TO THE FOLLOWING:
16-19 YEAR OLDS
20-29 YEAR OLDS WITH A DISABILITY
20-29 YEAR OLDS WHO ARE CARE EXPERIENCED

Working in a Glasgow Secondary School training over a 4 year period, working towards a Modern Apprenticeship at SVQ Level 3 in Laboratory Science, under the guidance of a Senior Support Service Technician.

Key Responsibilities

Duties will include the servicing of school science laboratories with equipment required for the teaching of science within schools. This will include the use and preparation of chemicals, solutions, microbiology, physics and simple construction of science equipment.

Key Skills

Can demonstrate a keen interest in science and practical subject areas.
You will be proactive and demonstrate problem solving skills and have a practical attitude towards work.
Can demonstrate an ability to work as part of a specialist team of school based technicians.
Can demonstrate a high level of communication skills.

Apprenticeship Framework Level

SVQ Level 3

Apprenticeship Framework Title

Technical & Associated Laboratory Activities

Training Provider

Glasgow Clyde College

Company profile

Education Services – The Technician Support Service (TSS) supports teaching and learning in all sectors of Education Services within Glasgow City Council.

TSS provide a wide range of advisory, technician support and other specialist services to all educational establishments. For full details please visit the www.tssglasgow.org

The service is provided by professional technicians who have a wide range of specialised skills, expertise and experience in the education sector including Personnel and staff training and development role within Education Services. As well as Technician Service Management and Health & Safety Related Services to the department.

Education, Qualifications and Training

Minimum 1 Higher (Grade C) in either Chemistry or Biology/Human Biology, PLUS Nat 5 (Grade A/B) in Chemistry, Biology, Maths and English. Alternatively, any nationally recognised equivalent qualification e.g. NC Applied Science.

Experience & Knowledge

None required - training is provided in-house and at college.

Any Additional Requirements

An interest in the use of ICT related software and equipment. Some elements of the Technical, ICT and Audio Visual content of a School Support Service Technicians duties will also be covered via in-house training during the 4 year apprenticeship.

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