Laboratory Technician – Science and STEAM

Years 6 – 12 (Middle & Senior Years), Full Time, Term Time Permanent Position

Trinity Lutheran College is a Christian co-educational college that provides a holistic and diverse educational experience to students from Kindergarten to Year 12. We are an International Baccalaureate World School for the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and offer well-established and internationally recognised curriculum.

We are in the beautiful, centrally located area of Ashmore on the Gold Coast. Trinity Lutheran College is committed to providing a world-class education to all students and values the development and success of all students.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Assistant (Middle/Senior Years) to join our college commencing in Term 3, 2023. The position is a full-time, term time role which means you get to enjoy the school holiday breaks.  The Laboratory Assistant plays in integral role in contributing to the provision of a quality educational service by providing a range of services to support student learning under the direction of the Head of Learning – Science & STEAM.


About the role:

  • Organise, order and maintain all equipment, ensuring all equipment is stored appropriately, serviced and relevant safety checks are performed in line with Workplace Health and Safety requirements.
  • Organisation of all experiments for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology and general science classes for Years 6 – 12, including preparation of materials, set up of the experiment and packing up/cleaning of materials
  • Trialling selected experiments, particularly for Year 11 and 12 subjects
  • Maintain STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) classroom resources.
  • Undertake general administration duties.
  • Maintain a safe working environment in all laboratories and preparation areas
  • Ensure classrooms, laboratories and preparation areas are clean and tidy.
  • Assist teachers and students during experiments and independent project work


About you:

  • Hold a Certificate III, IV or Diploma in Science or equivalent qualification
  • Have previous experience working in a laboratory environment
  • A passion for building positive relationships with all members of the community particularly teaching staff and students
  • Thrive in a busy laboratory with the ability to meet deadlines whilst providing a high-quality level of customer service
  • Have a strong attention to detail coupled with the ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a friendly and professional disposition
  • Hold a blue card and qualifications in First Aid and CPR or willing to complete


Key benefits of joining Trinity Lutheran College include:

  • A sense of community and an opportunity to make a difference 
  • Have genuine training and development options, with opportunity for further career progression
  • An ideal central Gold Coast location 
  • Contemporary first-class facilities 
  • Onsite parking 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and wellbeing program 
  • A collaborative and supportive team culture 


For further information please review the position description.  For information about our college please visit our website: and follow the prompts to the employment section.


Applications with covering letter, resume are to be emailed to the Principal at Any further queries about this role can be directed to Emma Cooper, People and Culture Manager by calling (07) 5556 8248 or emailing


Interviews of suitable candidates will commence as soon as they are identified.


Interested applicants are encouraged to apply ASAP.


Trinity Lutheran College is an equal opportunity employer