Guideline IV.2

Job Description for Laboratory Technician I

 

1.       To assist teachers to supervise the pupils with diverse interests and abilities in performing science experiments.

2.       To assist teachers in planning, trying out and conducting science experiments and relevant demonstrations, as well as other science-related activities (e.g. science/STEM-related projects and competitions).

3.       To assist teachers in assessing pupils’ performance in science-related activities, including the smooth implementation of school-based assessments.

4.       To prepare, update and manage science-related materials/resources, including those related to data-capturing systems, digital multimedia resources and web-based materials.

5.       To provide support and advice on science-related learning (e.g. science club activities, “lesson study” in the Science Education Key Learning Area).

6.       To prepare, construct, operate and maintain laboratory apparatus and equipment, and to conduct routine laboratory tests.

7.       To purchase laboratory apparatus, equipment and other items necessary for laboratories.

8.       To prepare annual estimates of consumables, stores and additional items for laboratories.

9.       To keep stores and inventory in laboratories, and to carry out annual stocktaking of all stores and equipment in laboratories.

10.     To be responsible for the maintenance of science-related facilities.

11.     To assist in coordinating the use of resources among laboratories. 

12.     To be responsible for all the normal safeguards in laboratories.

13.     To provide support and advice on the promotion and monitoring of laboratory safety.

14.     To supervise and co-ordinate the work of the Laboratory Technicians II/III.

15.     To instruct and supervise laboratory attendants in the work of the laboratories and the preparation rooms.

16.     To undertake any other duties as required by the Principal. 

(updated on 1 September 2017)

 

Job Description for Laboratory Technician II/III

 

1.       To assist teachers to supervise the pupils with diverse interests and abilities in performing science experiments.

2.       To assist teachers in planning, trying out and conducting science experiments and relevant demonstrations, as well as other science-related activities (e.g. science/STEM-related projects and competitions).

3.       To assist teachers in assessing pupils’ performance in science-related activities, including the smooth implementation of school-based assessments.

4.       To prepare, update and manage science-related materials/resources, including those related to data-capturing systems, digital multimedia resources and web-based materials.

5.       To provide support and advice on science-related learning (e.g. science club activities, “lesson study” in the Science Education Key Learning Area).

6.       To prepare, construct, operate and maintain laboratory apparatus and equipment, and to conduct routine laboratory tests.

7.       To purchase laboratory apparatus, equipment and other items necessary for laboratories.

8.       To prepare annual estimates of consumables, stores and additional items for laboratories.

9.       To keep stores and inventory in laboratories, and to carry out annual stocktaking of all stores and equipment in laboratories.

10.     To be responsible for the maintenance of science-related facilities.

11.     To be responsible for all the normal safeguards in laboratories.

12.     To provide support and advice on the promotion and monitoring of laboratory safety.

13.     To instruct and supervise laboratory attendants in the work of the laboratories and the preparation rooms.

14.     To undertake any other duties as required by the Principal. 

 

(updated on 1 September 2017)