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About Us
The English Schools Foundation (ESF) is the largest English-medium international school organisation in Hong Kong. Our 22 schools and comprehensive programme of extra-curricular activities bring out the best in every student through a personalised approach to learning and by inspiring curious minds.


There are over 18,000 students from 75 different nationalities in ESF kindergartens, primary, secondary and all-through schools. About 70% of our students have parents who are permanent residents of Hong Kong.


ESF is proud of the high academic and wider achievements of our students. In 2020, 22 ESF students achieved the perfect score of 45 points in the IB Diploma examinations; more than 95% go on to leading universities worldwide.


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Laboratory Technician II / III - Discovery College

Job level Middle
Education Diploma / Certificate
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Location
Discovery Bay
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Science / Lab / Research > Laboratory
Science / Lab / Research > Technician
Published On 12/04/2021

Job Description
Discovery College is now looking for a Laboratory Technician II / III.

This role assists managing the laboratory. Assists teachers in preparation and setting up the practical lessons for Science subjects.

The Science lab technician aims to provide a safe environment for students to learn and teachers to teach Science through experimental work. They ensure the provision of technical support to ensure the smooth functioning of equipment and materials. They are qualified in general lab management and aim to improve Science provision by continuously applying new skills and technologies.

 

Maintain Health & Safety standard in the laboratory

  • Support LTI, if any, in setting up major health & safety rules in the laboratory
  • Manage the disposal of chemicals properly
  • Provide risk assessment guidance for lessons

 

Keep purchase orders

  • Purchase and keep stores of apparatus, equipments and other inventory e.g. textbooks in laboratories
  • Oversee tenders requisition
  • Order and track equipments

 

In class support

  • Help student during lessons
  • Demonstrate experiments to students
  • Working closely with teaching team

 

ICT

  • Act as technology expert as tech III to support teachers
    • ICT competence e.g. data logging
    • Setup networks
    • Compile spreadsheet records
    • Set up whiteboard, etc

 

Supervise LT III / Lab Attendant

  • Supervise technician IIIs in leveraging/delivery apparatus
  • Prepare complex reagents and supervise Tech IIIs in preparing sample resources
  • Provide in house training of Lab Tech IIIs
  • Delegate appropriate tasks to lab tech III and lab attendant

 

Requirements
Minimum typical education

  • Have a Diploma in Laboratory Technology from polytechnic/polytechnic university, the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education or technical college/technical institute, or equivalent; and
  • Have Grade E/Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English
  • Language (Syllabus B) in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education (HKCEE), or equivalent
  • Lab Tech certificate or equivalents(including health & safety)
  • First-Aid Certificate

 

Minimum typical experience

  • Equally suitable for new graduates or experienced Lab Technicians.
  • The position will be offered as Laboratory Technician 2 or Laboratory Technician 3 depending on the experience of the candidate.

 

Abilities

  • Chemistry specialism plus the ability and willingness to assist with other Science subjects.
  • Have subject specialty and Science knowledge: to have a competent level of understanding of processes involved in practical work.

 

Development/Training to support role competencies
We offer high quality training opportunities and the opportunity to work within a dynamic and forward thinking Science team.

Applicants must be a permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.

For enquiries, please contact Joyce Kwok at joyce.kwok@dc.edu.hk.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and offers may be extended prior to the job closing date

By applying for this position, your application may be considered for other opportunities within ESF.

 

ESF is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the ESF's Personal Data Policy, a copy of which will be provided upon request.

Aligned with the recommendations of the International Task Force on Child Protection, we hold ourselves to a high standard of effective recruiting practices with specific attention to child protection.

 

About the Team
Grow. Discover. Dream. This vision statement, created by the College community when the school was founded in 2007, recognizes Discovery College’s belief that students should be independent, critical and creative thinkers equipped with the skills, attitudes and values to contribute positively in this complex world in which we live.


The College strongly supports all subject areas with a robust academic curriculum, including the performing and creative arts, design and ICT. Technology is embedded across the curriculum, supported by a number of digital literacy staff and a 1:1 laptop programme from Year 6 onwards.


The College’s facilities are second to none, with an award-winning design that incorporates an exceptional performing arts centre, gymnasium spaces, 25m rooftop heated swimming pool, library, science labs and design technology rooms.


www.discovery.edu.hk