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Science Technician - Cleveland District State High School

Education - Brisbane City, QLD

Biotech, R&D, Science
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Full Job Description
Cleveland District State High is looking for a part time Science Technician who is able to contribute to the effective and efficient management of the school science department by providing administration and technical support to the respective Head of Department, teachers, and laboratory staff. The successful applicant will work independently within general directions and instructions, performing responsible tasks associated with the efficient operation of the school science department. While not required, experience working in a school or working with Department of Education policies and procedures would be advantageous.
Job Type: Temporary
Position Type: Part-time
Location: Brisbane - East
Yearly Salary: $36299 - $48854
Contact Name: Keryn Smith-Harvey
Contact Number: (07) 3824 9222
Closing Date: 15-JUN-21

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About Cleveland District State High School

Cleveland State High School is a school with a strong academic focus and a clear continuous improvement agenda. All staff are accountable for ensuring optimal achievement for every student. Cleveland delivers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and is committed to global education. Cleveland is a school of excellence for Creative Arts and the home of the Bayside Sports Academy.

Your Role

As the Science Technician, you will have responsibility for the following:

Prepare, distribute and set up samples/demonstrations, class sets of equipment and associated scientific materials for practical teaching laboratory use.
Prepare chemical solutions of known concentration from bulk supplies including concentrated acids, stains and media and manufacture simple glassware/general equipment for preparation-laboratory and teaching-laboratory use.
Work independently in a science laboratory, recognising, anticipating and safely managing chemical hazards.
Maintain scientific teaching resources, classrooms, storerooms, preparation rooms and laboratories in a clean, safe, orderly and secure manner.
Maintain a safe chemical/laboratory waste storage/handling/preparation/disposal system in accordance with departmental guidelines, including labelling, secure storage, calibration and control of equipment and apparatus and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Collect off campus scientific materials, science resources and field samples and collect and care for flora and fauna within the science department, in accordance with current handling and prevention of cruelty regulations.
Maintain a system for recording allocation and usage of materials and equipment.

Please refer to the Role Description for a full list of 'Your Role'

A mandatory requirement of this role is:
TO2 appointees must have at a minimum, possession of a diploma qualification relevant to the tasks outlined, from a recognised tertiary institution or qualification which, in the opinion of the Director-General, Department of Education or delegate is acceptable.

This is a TO2 progression position as per the Role Description. The successful applicant will be appointed to the TO2 classification with eligibility for progression to the TO3 (QLD Public Service Officers and Other Employees Award - State 2015) once specific criteria have been met or demonstrated. Salary rate shown is reflective of TO2 to TO3 classification range.

When working in regulated employment an employee must have a current Working with Children Clearance (blue card) issued by Blue Card Services.

To apply please attach the following:
A brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)
A maximum 2 page written response outlining your suitability for the role referring to the key capabilities under the 'How you will be assessed' section in the attached role description.

Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.

Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.