Laboratory Assistant Temporary 2024

Catherine McAuley - Westmead (see more jobs from this school)


Laboratory Technician

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time

Applications Close: 5 December 2023

The Laboratory Assistant provides assistance in the form of support and assistance to teachers and students in a classroom setting or to individual students or groups of students

<p><b>Location: </b>Catherine McAuley - Westmead</p><p dir="ltr">Catherine McAuley Westmead, is a Catholic systemic school offering a comprehensive education for girls from Years 7 to 12 in the Mercy tradition. Inspired by our founder, Venerable Catherine McAuley, we aspire to a God-created way of life which respects and affirms the dignity of each person.</p> <p dir="ltr">We are part of Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD), a system of schools committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5000 passionate employees located across 83 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 40,000 plus students.</p> <p dir="ltr">We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Laboratory Assistant to provide support and assistance to our Science teachers on a temporary basis for one year, commencing 2024.</p> <p dir="ltr">The Laboratory Assistant is accountable for:</p> <p dir="ltr">-Demonstrated ability to work effectively both autonomously and as part of a team</p> <p dir="ltr">-Demonstrated ability to follow direction, prioritise and meet set deadlines</p> <p dir="ltr">-Demonstrated interpersonal skills in working with a range of personnel</p> <p dir="ltr">-Strong planning and organisation skills</p> <p dir="ltr">-Demonstrated ability to maintain the quality of assigned work</p> <p dir="ltr">-Preparation of practical work for use in the classroom, including general and complex laboratory experiments</p> <p dir="ltr">-Preparing simple chemical solutions and, under instruction, more complicated<br>solutions</p> <p dir="ltr">-Developing and using appropriate storage systems, including for dangerous and toxic substances consistent with material safety data sheets</p> <p dir="ltr">Typical Experience and Qualifications</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Tertiary qualifications in the relevant area of study</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Appropriate demonstrated experience.&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">Interested?</p> <p dir="ltr">Please include copies of academic transcripts and certificates when submitting your application.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CSPD’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian<a href=""> here.</a>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">Applicants wishing to work in any of&nbsp; the schools within the Diocese, either as a casual, temporary or full time employee, must be classified with the CSPD.&nbsp; If you are not already classified, you will need to complete the online registration for teachers process found on the<a href=";jsessionid=25BEC5198F21769A575BF7C05706E4F5"> CSPD Website</a>.</p> <p dir="ltr">CSPD promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><span>Apply today! </span></p>
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