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Are you willing to work as a technician in the higher education sector? This post will show you how to get a technician job.

Generally, technicians are found in most educational institutions, including colleges. Technicians play a significant role in the academic sector of any college. They are often referred to as the backbone of any higher education institution.

Working as a college technician is both an exciting and revealing experience that comes with so many bonuses you wouldn’t want to pass up. This role is suitable for you if you are more of a “handy person” and you are extremely good at fixing things. If you also have zero problems working full time or part time with students in the higher education sector, teaching them, and also learning a thing or two, you will fit perfectly.

Taking up this opportunity will require certain skills and attributes from you which will include; commitment and dedication towards learning and teaching students, diligence in overall work output, careful attention to detail, high organisational and managerial skills, a good communication skill both in verbally and written.

Patience and a good ability to work with others are attributes your employers will want you to have. You should develop the ability to explain terms succinctly to students that are assigned to you. You should also demonstrate flexibility in other to work with and provide support for a good number of people.

Since the primary role of this job is to assist in teaching students, you should have the ability to learn specific and practical techniques and apply this knowledge to solve technical problems. You will also need to have excellent record keeping skills and good time management skills in other to work on several different projects at the same time.

Apart from the personal qualifications that will be vital in this position, some educational criteria will also prove advantageous, this will include-

  • A degree in a relevant field
  • Good IT skills such as Microsoft word and excel.
  • Any previous work experience as a technician will also prove helpful.

Taking up this job means you will constantly play the “behind the scenes” role in the institution you work with. You will play an important role in the day to day activities of any research laboratory you are assigned to. You will also be actively involved in tutoring and mentoring students for educational excellence. Some of your core responsibilities will include-

Ensuring that practical teaching areas and workshops are properly managed and maintained.

  • Assisting students with research projects.
  • Maintaining and repairing machines and equipment found in the laboratory.
  • Supporting the work of teachers in classes and laboratory sessions and giving technical advice to staff and students.
  • Liaising with academic staff to discuss timetables, equipment requirements, and work plans.
  • Writing reports, reviews, and summaries.
  • Staying up to date with relevant and scientific developments.
  • Dealing with general queries, assisting with the setup, and cleaning of apparatus.
  • Take on further roles as this job may demand.

These responsibilities may vary over time, however as you progress you will take on more responsibility as well as supervision and management of the staff of the laboratory. 

If you meet all the requirements and would like to make the most of this opportunity, then hurry now and start your application.


    • Cornwall
    • £15,796
    • Truro and Penwith College

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  • Technician in Agriculture

    • Old Warden, Biggleswade
    • Circa £17,124 per annum, pro rata, dependent on experience and qualifications
    • Bedford College Group

    We have great opportunity based at our Shuttleworth campus for a Technician in Agriculture to become a key member of our Land and Environment depar...


  • Media Instructor Technician (term time only)

    • CV37 9QR, Stratford-upon-Avon
    • Salary up to £20,800 pro rata, actual salary up to £18,270.81 per annum
    • Solihull College & University Centre

    We are seeking a skilled Media Instructor Technician to assist in the overall support of the Media and Visual Arts department at Stratford-upon-Avo...

  • Academic Coach in Health and Social Care

    • Chesterfield, Derbyshire
    • £18,022 to £20,849
    • Chesterfield College

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Health and Social Care team as an Academic Coach.  We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative an...

  • Junior IT Technician – Alton College

    • Alton, Hampshire
    • Grade 2 (£16,398.36 - £18,143.64)
    • Havant & South Downs College

    Junior IT Technician – Alton College Full Time: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year Salary: Grade 2 (£16,398.36 - £18,143.64) Permanent HSDC is se...

  • Technician – Science Lab – Part Time, Term Time Only

    • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
    • Starting Salary of £8,292.70 rising to £8,966.84 (pro-rata of £15,826 to £17,113 per annum)
    • Peterborough Regional College

    Peterborough Regional College is a large, successful college of further and higher education.

  • 0.5 Podiatry Receptionist/Cashier

    • Framwellgate Moor, Durham
    • Support Grade B01-02; £17,007 to £17,375 per annum (pro rata)
    • New College Durham

    0.5 Podiatry Receptionist/Cashier

  • Technician - Digital Media and Creative Arts

    • City College Norwich, Ipswich Road, Norwich
    • £15,469 - £16,606
    • City College Norwich

    Strategic Development and Implementation Technician - Digital Media and Creative Arts 30 hours per week, 52 weeks per year GBP 15,469 - GBP 16,606 per

  • Technical Coach in Sport and Public Services

    • Chesterfield, Derbyshire
    • £18,022 - £20,849 per annum
    • Chesterfield College

    A new and exciting career development opportunity has arisen for passionate individual to join our Sport and Public Services team.

  • Graphic Designer

    • England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
    • £23344.87 - £29532.38 per annum + Excellent benefit package
    • LTE Group

    The LTE Group is a unique social enterprise, dedicated to providing quality learning, training and employment opportunities across the UK - Join our g


    • Hereford, County of Herefordshire
    • £17,318 pro rata per annum
    • Hereford College of Arts

    29.6 hours per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) Term Time Only – 39 weeks per year Hereford College of Arts (HCA) is a dedicated arts colle...

  • Cleaner

    • Hereford, County of Herefordshire
    • £8.21 per hour
    • Hereford College of Arts

    10 hours per week, 39 weeks per year 20 hours per week, 36 weeks per year Hereford College of Arts are recruiting a part time cleaner to join the E...

  • Catering Technician

    • Wigan, Greater Manchester
    • up to £18,279 (£15,524.33 pro-rata)
    • Wigan & Leigh College

    Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2 College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway on its journey to become Outstanding.

  • Multi Skilled Maintenance Person

    • Gloucester, Gloucestershire
    • £17,413.35 - £19,290.44 per annum
    • Gloucestershire College

    Gloucestershire Facilities Management is recruiting for a Multi Skilled Maintenance Person to join the Estates department at Gloucestershire College.

  • Technical Coach in Digital (Computing, Games and Media)

    • Chesterfield, Derbyshire
    • £18,022 - £20,849 per annum
    • Chesterfield College

    (37 hours per week/52 weeks per year) A new and exciting career development opportunity has arisen for passionate individual to join our Digital an...

  • Construction Workshop Technician/Instructor

    • Witney, Oxfordshire
    • £21,192 - £21,720 per annum
    • Abingdon and Witney College

    Construction Workshop Technician/Instructor £21,192 - £21,720 per annum 37 hours per week 52 weeks per annum Witney Campus Permanent Due to continu...

  • Hair & Beauty Salon Technician

    • Abingdon, Oxfordshire
    • £19,142 - £20,485 per annum, pro rata
    • Abingdon and Witney College

    Hair & Beauty Salon Technician £19,142 - £20,485 per annum 37 hours per week, 38 weeks per annum, pro rata Abingdon Campus Fixed term until 10th Ju...

  • Technician (Motor Vehicle)

    • UK-Stephenson Road
    • £16658.00 - £17543.00
    • South Essex College of Further & Higher Education

    The College is looking for an experienced individual to work within the Motor Vehicle Department to support learners and teaching staff. The role of T

  • Technical Coach in Body and Paint

    • Chesterfield, Derbyshire
    • £18,022 - £20,849 per annum
    • Chesterfield College

    A new and exciting career development opportunity has arisen for passionate individual to join our Body and Paint team.

  • Day Cleaner

    • Plumpton, Lewes, BN7 3AE
    • National Minimum Wage
    • Plumpton College

    Great opportunity to join our day clearning team at Plumpton College. We offer excellent benefits and a generous holiday alowance.

  • Beauty Technician

    • Chelmsford, Essex
    • up to £18,908 per annum pro rata, actual salary £16,294.61
    • Chelmsford College

    The successful candidate will work as a member of the beauty team providing technical support to staff and students. They will also be placing orders

  • Lecturer in Electrical Installation

    • Eastleigh, Hampshire
    • up to £34.53 per hour (dependent on qualifications and experience)
    • Eastleigh College

    Lecturer in Electrical Installation (Sessional) Salary:  up to £34.53 per hour (dependant on qualifications and experience) Hours: Sessional (up to...

  • School Science Technician - September 2019

    • Birmingham
    • £9.00 - £12.00 Hourly

    School Science Technician GBP9.00 -GBP12.00 per hour Birmingham Long term temporary Start Date: September 2019 Academics are an established education

  • ICT Technician Job Starting ASAP - Secondary School Shoreham

    • Shoreham-By-Sea
    • £60.00 - £70.00 Daily
    • Teaching Personnel

    Our client secondary school located in Shoreham are currently looking to recruit a IT Technician to work along side the core ICT teacher. Duties will