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High School Science Laboratory Assistant - Xavier Catholic College Ballina

Apply now Job no: 492846
Work type: temporary, full time
Location: Ballina, Skennars Head
Categories: Secondary, General Employee, Teacher's Aide, Classroom & Learning Support Officer


Xavier Catholic College, Skennars Head

Xavier Catholic College is a ministry of the Catholic Parish of St Francis Xavier and is a Companion School of Jesuit Education Australia. As a school within the Diocese of Lismore, and as a Companion School in JEA, the College enjoys wonderful ongoing support, outstanding spiritual nurturing and guidance, academic and vocational outcomes that are exceptional, strong and supportive Pastoral Care, and enviable networking and fellowship opportunities across our Diocese and Australia.


We invite suitably qualified persons to apply for the following position:



30 hours per week commencing 20 January 2022


Applicants must:

  • have a current NSW Working with Children Check
  • have a knowledge of and commitment to the Catholic ethos and mission of the school.
  • external applicants must provide COVID-19 Vaccination Status. 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following criteria: 

  • Experience in working in a high school science laboratory, adhering to the Science Technician Standards according to School Science Laboratory Technicians National Standards for Professional Practice 2014
  • Experience in working collaboratively with teaching staff in the laboratory and classroom environment, including offering support to faculty leaders and staff as required
  • Ability to work autonomously under limited direction and instruction, delivering a range of services in complex situations
  • Preparedness to undergo further relevant professional learning and reflection


Position description linked here.


Your application should address the above criteria including the nomination of three (3) referees, including your Parish Priest or minister.

Enquiries to the school:

Applications must be received by 5:00pm Friday 29 October 2021.


Diocese of Lismore Catholic Schools Limited is committed to creating Child Safe Schools.

Child Protection Legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.



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