Science Department Laboratory Assistant

Mosman · New South Wales

Full time permanent position

Term time only (plus staff days)

Commencing Term 1, 2023 


Queenwood is an independent, K-12 girls’ school committed to a liberal education – an education which, at its core, develops rigorous thinking and the practice of inquiry. In their personal and intellectual development, we both support and stretch our girls, encouraging increasing engagement with the wider world. Our aim is to develop in our students the character, disposition and skills they will need to flourish in and contribute to a world of complexity and change.  

Position Available 

Queenwood requires a Laboratory Assistant to support our Senior School Science Department. 

The Laboratory Assistant is responsible for assisting Science staff in ensuring timely delivery of all practicals as well as maintenance of all laboratories, prep rooms and storage areas. 

This is a full time permanent position to commence in Term 1, 2023. While an immediate start is preferred, the start date is negotiable for the right candidate.

This position is for term time only (including staff days), however, there may be some casual work required during the School Holidays as arranged with the Head of Science. Working hours will be Monday – Friday, 8:00am - 4:06pm. 

This position is classified as a Level 3 School Assistant under the Independent Schools NSW (Support & Operational Staff) Multi Enterprise Agreement.

A copy of the full role description can be found on the Queenwood website.


Closing Date for applications is 4pm, Thursday 02 February 2023; however, invitations to interview for this role may be extended prior to the closing date and Queenwood reserves the right to reduce the application period and/or remove the job advertisement early should a suitable applicant be found.


Applications should be emailed to [email protected] and include:

  • Queenwood  Non-Teaching Staff Application Form (found on Q website)
  • Your Working with Children number
  • Resume & cover letter addressing the criteria / position requirements
  • Your email address 
  • Names and phone numbers of three confidential referees

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be required to provide proof of right to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment. 

Please note that Queenwood does not accept unsolicited applications from Recruitment Agencies. Should we require additional recruitment services, we will be sure to contact our preferred providers. 

Applications closed Thursday 2 February 2023