Position: School Officer - Laboratory Technician
Commencing Date: Term 3, 2021
Classification: Term Time, Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 20 hours a week across 5 days
Salary Range: $32.26 - $33.27 per hour pending experience
Closing Date: Sunday, 12 September 2021
St Catherine's Catholic College, The Whitsundays is a Prep to Year 12 co-educational college, established by the Sisters of Mercy in 1925. The college has vibrant, modern and innovative facilities that create inspired learning spaces for students both within the classroom and outside, allowing teachers to use the right strategies at the right time for their class.
Townsville Catholic Education provides a supportive, flexible working environment where care for the individual is an important part of our ethos. We employ motivated people who want to work together to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Our staff is recognised as being central to achieving our mission.
About the role
St Catherine's Catholic College, The Whitsundays is seeking an experienced and dedicated School Officer - Laboratory Technician. This role is a Term Time, Fixed Term Contract completing 20 hours a week over 5 days for the remainder of the 2021 Teaching Year (concluding Friday, 13 December 2021).
The primary purpose of the position is to assist with the preparation and delivery of equipment and materials for the Science Learning Area, maintaining control of equipment and laboratories in order to support the Science programs throughout the college in accordance with Work Health and Safety and applicable legislative requirements.
This position may have responsibility for the work and organisation of others in limited areas. The work of others may be supervised, teams may be guided or facilitated. Training of subordinate staff may be required.
Key accountabilities for the School Officer - Laboratory Technician will include but are not limited to:
Some employees may be subject to pre-employment medical assessments during the selection process. Depending on the nature of the position, it may be necessary for successful applicants to be immunised against certain preventable diseases in order to minimise the risk of transmission.
What we offer
How to apply
Please see the Position Description for more information.
Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.
Applications close 5pm Sunday, 12 September 2021.
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Townsville Catholic Education supports 29 schools and employing 2,200 staff throughout the Diocese, in a region extending to Mount Isa in the west, Proserpine in the south and north to Halifax. We promote inclusiveness to ensure our schools remain accessible to all. No child will be denied a Catholic education due to financial inability or difficulty.
Our mission is to provide services to our Catholic school communities which support them in achieving quality outcomes for students and in promoting the ongoing development of Catholic Education.
Townsville Catholic Education Office (TCEO) operates under the direction of Bishop Tim Harris, Bishop of the Diocese of Townsville and under the organisational leadership of the Executive Director, Jacqui Francis.
The Townsville Catholic Education Office is based in Townsville, employing more than 70 staff members who service schools in various areas of speciality - religious education, curriculum, ICT, Indigenous education, counselling, speech pathology, hearing and vision impairment, early years education, employment services, finance, planning and development and marketing.
The Diocesan Education Council is the advisory body representing Catholic Education. Headed by the Bishop, the Council comprises members who reflect the interests and views of various groups associated with the teaching mission of the Church. The DEC in conjunction with the Director and Leadership team ensure the direction of the organisation runs in harmony with the Church's mission and vision for Catholic education in the Diocese.