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Science Laboratory Technician - St John's College, NAMBOUR

Brisbane Catholic EducationNambour

St John's College is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Science Laboratory Technician to join our team. You will provide Science teaching staff with a 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, under direction, applying sound judgement and in-depth knowledge for the efficient operation of the Science Laboratory.

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.

A cover letter addressing the criteria outlined above, should be included with your application.

St John's College is a Catholic secondary learning community established by the Good Samaritan Sisters in 1940. St. John’s is well known for excellence in Academic pursuits, Dramatic and Musical presentations, sporting success in rugby, netball, cross country and athletics, and community service programs. Some unique features of the school are its pastoral care program, inclusiveness of students with disabilities, staff - student relationships, energetic Parents & Friends Association and community links.

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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 possible

Position Tenure:  Fixed Term

Weeks Worked:  School term weeks only (holidays unpaid)

Tenure Duration (If Fixed Term):  [[JOB: Tenure Duration]]

Total Paid Hours (per wk) & Days Required: 15.2 hours per week (Monday and Tuesday's)

Salary Level, Range or Hourly Rate: School Officer Level 3 - $29.05 per hour plus Superannuation

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:  Mark Maguire

Contact Telephone Number:   (07) 5441 5666

Contact Email:

Closing Date:                            28-Feb-2021

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