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Reference No : 9095 External Position Closing Date: Thursday 30 January, 2020
Location LOCHINVAR St Joseph's College
Vacancy TypePermanent Part Time
Hours/FTE12 Hours
Description St Joseph's College, Lochinvar is seeking a permanent part-time Workshop Assistant to commence in 2020 working 12 hours/week.

St Joseph’s College, founded by the Sisters of St Joseph in 1883, is a co-educational secondary school providing a rich and diverse educational experience for 940 students from Years 7 to 12. The College aspires to be a place of learning where students, staff and families are valued and respected for their uniqueness. The community of St Joseph’s welcomes all who are ready to actively share the mission, vision, identity and life of the College.

Located in the stunning Hunter Valley, St Joseph’s has a blend of heritage and modern buildings which include a Chapel & Heritage Centre, new Administration and Resource Centre, a purpose-built hall and associated Café & Hospitality Centre, as well as recently refurbished Performance and Creative Arts spaces.

• Become part of a passionate staff committed to the well-being, academic and spiritual growth of all students

• Become an integral part of a team providing high-quality skills support and resources in relation to Timber and Metals Courses
Position Requirements • An understanding of and a clear commitment to the philosophy and objectives of Catholic education;

• Sound understanding of, and commitment to WH&S standards and requirements including maintaining records such as Chemical Safety Records

• Capacity to maintain machinery and tools in the College’s Timber and Metal Workshops

• Ability to manage and deliver workshop maintenance

• Ability to take responsibility for stocktake of consumerable goods and equipment

• Ability to induct and supervise trade persons working in the College Workshops when required

• Ability to work independently and unsupervised

• Capacity to work as a productive member of a team;

• Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills that are appropriate to engaging with students, parents and colleagues.
Essential Criteria • Paid Working With Children Check (WWCC);

• Completion of Anaphylaxis training;

• Compliance with or willingness to work towards the CSO Accreditation to Work, Teach and Lead 2018 - Category A - Accreditation to Work
Desirable Criteria • Experience in workshop maintenance
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with the New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017.
Applications Close Thursday 30 January, 2020
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Patricia Hales ( 4930 7291
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Patricia Hales

By post:

St Joseph's College
New England Highway

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info Benefits including:
• a corporate fitness program;
• employee assistance program (EAP);
• paid parental leave;
• training and staff development programs;
• access to long service leave after just five years;
• opportunity for leasing motor vehicles; and
• 9.5 per cent superannuation. To apply: Please provide your resume including the after-hours contact details of at least two referees and an application addressing the selection criteria directly to Principal – Patricia Hales: *Please note, not adequately addressing the selection criteria may result in your application not being shortlisted* Applications close: Friday 31st January at 3.00 pm