Science Laboratory Technician - Saint Mary's Catholic College, KINGAROY

Brisbane Catholic EducationKingaroy

Saint Mary's Catholic College is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Science Laboratory Technician to join our team.
You will provide Science teaching staff with high level of assistance and support for classroom activities.

Duties include: working unsupervised in a school science lab; coordinating the use of scientific equipment and chemicals; applying Workplace Health and Safety standards; providing some in class support to teaching staff during practical activities.

You will be required to work autonomously, applying sound judgement and in-depth knowledge for the efficient operation of the Science Laboratory.
You will also work in collaboration with the teaching staff to design and set up laboratory experiments. Through your well-developed laboratory skills, you will plan and select appropriate equipment, techniques and organise work for students. You will have previous laboratory experience, ideally in a school environment along with great communication and interpersonal skills when interacting with staff and students.

Qualifications in Laboratory techniques, technology or services, or equivalent knowledge, qualifications and experience are highly regarded.

Applicants are required to address these points in the “letter of application” section of the online application form.

Saint Marys Catholic College is a Prep to Year 12 College offering families a co-educational pathway to life-long learning. The College has been proudly serving the families of the South Burnett region since 1990, following the amalgamation of the St Marys Parish Primary and Secondary Schools. It has a current enrolment of approximately 350 students. The College has a master planned school campus environment along with a vision for education in a contemporary world.

Surrounded by picturesque countryside, Kingaroy is a wine-growing region, only 2½ hours drive north-west of Brisbane. As the central town of the South Burnett region, Kingaroy offers services, shopping facilities, recreational clubs and industries expected in much larger towns. With a population of around 10,000, residents have an opportunity to be involved and become part of the local community, while enjoying the quiet lifestyle of this country town.

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To be successful in this role you will:

  • have a commitment to and understanding of the ethos and traditions of Catholic Education;
  • hold a Paid Employee Positive Notice Blue Card prior to commencement; and
  • be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment.

Estimated Start Date:    Commencing as soon as negotiated

Position Tenure:    Fixed Term

Weeks Worked:   School term weeks only (holidays unpaid)

Tenure Duration (If Fixed Term):   2021 School Year

Total Paid Hours (per wk) & Days Required:   15 hours per week, 3 hours per day to be negotiated.

Salary Level, Range or Hourly Rate:   School Officer Level 5 - $33.53 per hour

Employment Conditions:   Diocesan Catholic Education Employing Authorities in Queensland Single Interest Agreement

This position involves working with children.  The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child related employment in accordance with the law.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Contact Person:   Mrs Mandy Sullivan

Contact Telephone Number:   07 4160 0900

Contact Email:

Closing Date: ��28-Feb-2021

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