Laboratory Assistant

Marist College Kogarah

Bexley, NSW 

Laboratory Technician

Contract Type: Contract Position Part Time (0.55 FTE)

Applications Close: 6 December 2023

Marist College Kogarah is seeking an experienced Laboratory Assistant who is passionate about Science to support our Science faculty for a temporary position, 60 hours per fortnight, at the College in 2024.

<p>Marist College Kogarah is a secondary Catholic school for boys which has proudly served the St George community for over 100 years. Our college is a Catholic community of faith, inspired by our founder, St Marcellin Champagnat. Our rich Marist heritage and tradition underpins our mission to bring the teachings of Christ to our students, who we empower to grow into faith filled young men of good character and service, ready to contribute positively to our world. The college sets high standards and expectations of our students in an environment that is based on mutual respect inspiring curious, confident, independent, lifelong learners. Our college motto. “The End Crowns The Work” encourages students to strive for excellence. <br /></p><p><b>What we offer</b><br /></p><p>Joining Marist College Kogarah means becoming part of the larger Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) educational community with a unified vision and shared resources, strong presence, encompassing over 145 schools, almost 73,000 students, 10,000 employees, and a vast alumni network. </p><p><b>In addition, we offer: </b></p><ul><li>competitive salary range (based on experience) and salary packaging benefits, extensive professional development and leadership opportunities </li><li>generous Employee Referral Program </li><li>health and wellbeing initiatives and resources, including voice care programs, advice on nutrition and free annual flu shots. </li></ul><p><b>About you </b></p><p>The successful applicant will be focused on supporting the Science faculty in providing a quality Catholic education that is student centred, flexible and challenging.</p><p>Responsible to the Leader of Learning Science, the Laboratory Assistant maintains adequate operational systems and oversees the effective day-to-day running of Science resources. The position is responsible for providing a safe teaching and learning environment and ensures that all practicals and experiments are prepared for each class, there are adequate chemicals and equipment required and administrative tasks are completed. </p><p><b>The successful applicant will demonstrate: </b></p><ul><li>The capacity to safely and effectively prepare Science practicals and experiments </li><li>Appropriate knowledge and understanding of Science practicals including the safe handling and storage of chemicals </li><li>A sound understanding of Workplace Health and Safety requirements including the safe management, storage, handling and labelling of hazardous material </li><li>The capacity to work collaboratively as part of a team and at times autonomously </li><li>A willingness to undergo any relevant training appropriate for the role </li><li>Commitment to supporting a positive religious and cultural Catholic School environment. </li></ul><p><b>The role </b></p><ul><li>The role of the Laboratory Assistant includes (but is not limited to): </li><li>Stock control of resources including preparation of orders and maintenance of stock levels and appropriate storage </li><li>Maintenance and cleanliness of science equipment and resources </li><li>Preparation and support of teachers for science practicals, demonstrations and experiments </li><li>Assist in Risk Assessments for the use of chemicals and in practicals and experiments </li><li>Management of chemicals in accordance with compliance and MSDS sheets </li><li>All dangerous goods and hazardous substances are identified within the school and included in a chemical register </li><li>Ensure all signage is complete, accurate and compliant </li><li>Collection of resources from external sources where necessary </li><li>Attend meetings as requested by the Principal and/or Leader of Learning. </li></ul><p><br /></p><p><b>You will have attained: </b></p><ul><li>Sydney Catholic Schools Employee ID number</li><li>Working With Children Check</li></ul><p><b>Statement of Commitment to Child Safety </b></p><p><a href=";sharing" rel="nofollow">Click here</a> to access SCS&#39; Statement of Commitment to Child Safety and join us in creating a culture of child safety and wellbeing.</p><p><b>Working With Children Check (WWCC) </b></p><p>This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment. </p><p><i>Please note candidates may be interviewed and appointed prior to the closing date.</i></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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Application Instructions

<p>To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit the following to the College Principal via mckogarah-emplpoyment&#64; </p><ul><li>a cover letter </li><li>your current CV showcasing your educational experience </li><li>three referees, including your current employer/principal (where applicable).</li></ul>


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