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Job Description

Job Title:
Laboratory Teaching Assistant
School / Location:
School / Department:
Job Status:
Salary Code:
Support Staff
Work Days / Hours:
191 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants:
Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Application Deadline:
Until filled
Reports to:
Rachel Cannon, Assistant Principal of Senior School
Requisition Number:

We’re looking for a dynamic Laboratory Teaching Assistant, who will be primarily responsible for assisting the teaching staff in the delivery of practical activities for students in the Science labs.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection).
  • Assist the teacher in the delivery of lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly defined and documented curriculum for students.
  • Assist in the running and scheduling of the Science labs.
  • Setting up labs & clearing up including washing.
  • Ordering chemicals.
  • Trying new experiments.
  • Ideally well versed with molar solution preparations.
  • Assist with science related tasks.
  • Maintain instructional supplies, materials and equipment.
  • Demonstrate creativity.
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for students at all times.
  • Respond appropriately to the range of individuals needs and abilities within the class.
  • Be fluent in English, oral and written.
  • Be flexible and adaptable to changes with regards to distance learning if necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Headteacher and Head of Department.
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • University degree in the subject area of employment (Master’s degree preferred).
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Prior experience as a Lab Teaching Assistant.
  • Experience with G Suite/Microsoft Office.


  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written.
  • Good interpersonal skills in interacting with students, parents and colleagues.
  • Ability to supervise students in non-classroom settings.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.