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Science Lab Technician

Company: Wilton Public Schools
Location: Wilton
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Please go to our website and apply via TalentEd system.JOB TITLE: .5 FTE LAB TECHNICIAN (Science Lab)JOB PURPOSE: To provide technical and set-up support and assistance to certified staff in science department for set-up of labs and ordering and maintaining materials including chemicals.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:High School diplomaAdvanced training/education desirablePrior related experience preferablePreferred major or minor in Chemistry or BiologySuch additions and alternatives to the above qualifications as may be appropriate and acceptableRESPONSIBILITY/ACCOUNTABILITY:Responsible for quality and quantity of own work as assigned by certified teacher or building administrator.REPORTS TO: School Administrator/Certified TeacherPERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:Set up lab(s) and appropriate required materials for teachers for the day.Maintain current inventory of supplies and suggest items for acquisition as needed; catalogue material, supplies, and equipment including keeping chemical inventory.Provide technical guidance, assistance, and direction to students and teachers as needed.Assist students in making proper use of equipment and materials; make self available to assist students with special projects and/or assignments.Keep materials and equipment in working order, including being comfortable with chemicals.Be able to make-up agar plates, solutions and have a comfort level in working with acids and bases.Maintain an orderly environment for teaching/learning.Able to manager safe storage environment and disposal of chemicals. Be cognicient of safety protocols with chemicals.Maintain high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of student and school information.Communicate lab requirements re: safety, equipment use and storage of materials, required logs, paperwork, schedules, etc.Demonstrate flexibility and ability to respond to changing priorities.Collaborate with and support other building staff as needed.Demonstrate ability to work independently with minimal supervision.Utilize technology on a regular basis to assure timely and accurate communications as appropriate (i.e., e-mail, etc.).Maintain positive and professional relationships with co-workers.Proactively work to utilize work day effectively; manage time to meet workload demands and student/teacher schedules.Serve as a resource to and provide assistance to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher.Perform other related duties as required or requested.TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 184 day positionEVALUATION:Performance of this job will be evaluated annually by the employee's immediate supervisor/administrator in accordance with agreement between the Wilton Board of Education and WAESCAPHSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to lift up to ten (10) lbs.Ability to stoop, reach, stretch, bend, work at odd angles in setting up lab(s) and appropriate materialsAbility to sort, distribute, and lift lab materials.Ability to move throughout the building(s) or department as necessary to distribute appropriate materials or set up rooms for teachers/studentsWilton Public Schools is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all qualified persons.Wilton Public Schools does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information & testing, Family & Medical Leave status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws.Wilton Public Schools prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.Job Type: Part-timePay: $24.67 - $29.62 per hourSchedule:Monday to FridayWork Location: Multiple Locations

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