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Jul 06, 2018

Senior Laboratory Technician

  • St David’s Marist Inanda
  • Sandown, Sandton, South Africa
Full time Education

Job Description

We are situated in Sandton, St David’s is a Catholic, Independent Day School for boys of all faiths, from Grade 00 to Grade 12.

Established in 1941, St David’s Marist Inanda forms part of the Marist educational community which has at its core a strong value base, primarily focused on “Humility, Simplicity and Modesty” as espoused by our founder St Marcellin Champagnat in 1816. These values guide St David’s as we strive to achieve excellence in our core areas of Academics, Culturals, Leadership, Service and Sport.

St David’s Marist Inanda seeks to appoint a dynamic experienced Laboratory Technician in the following position in the College:

Senior Laboratory Technician

The ideal candidate should fulfil the following requirements:
be in possession of a relevant scientific qualification or relevant laboratory work experience.
be experienced in setting up equipment and preparation of chemicals required to conduct practical work
able to work independently
be au fait with the latest trends in methodology
work well in a team of well-qualified, motivated, professional staff
be computer literate
have effective communication, organisational and administrative skills
adhere to our School ethos and value system

Responsibilities to include but not be limited to:
liaise with Physical and Life Science departments on their needs for practical work
running trials of experiments prior to pupils conducting the experiments
procurement of resources
preparing equipment and chemicals required for practical lessons, tests and examinations
provide support to teaching staff during practical lessons
cleaning and storing of equipment
ensuring health and safety standards are adhered to at all times
management and care of laboratory animals living in the labs
administrative support for Physical and Life Science departments, including research on curriculum content, assisting at expos, maintaining records etc.
Only suitably qualified candidates should apply for this position. A Curriculum Vitae and contact information for two referees should be e-mailed to us with the subject line “Application Senior Laboratory Technician”.

Date of commencement: January 2019

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. The school reserves the right not to make an appointment.


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