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Non-trade Qualified Tradesperson - St Thomas Aquinas Springwood

Apply now Job no: 502478
Work type: temporary part-time
Location: St Thomas Aquinas Primary School - Springwood
Categories: Maintenance / Groundsperson

  • Commencing:  as soon as possible 

  • Position status: Temporary part time - 50 hours per fortnight to end of school year (opportunity to extend)

As a part of the teaching team at St Thomas Aquinas Primary School, you are an instrumental part of a dynamic learning community that has a strong foundation in faith. At St Thomas Aquinas, we work in collaboration with students and their families to deliver a quality education that empowers students to become independent, responsible learners.  We are proud to be an active part of our local Blue Mountains community and encourage in our students a sense of local pride and responsibility.

St Thomas Aquinas Primary School is part of the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) a system of 83 schools committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future, through quality catholic schooling and by strengthening the professional lives of our employees.

We are seeking a skilled Non-trade Qualified Tradesperson employee who will be responsible to support the other services of a school, including but not limited to cleaning, building and grounds maintenance. You will join our team initially until the end of the school year, with an opportunity for ongoing employment. 

To join our vibrant school community, you will:

  • Have an ability to complete non-specialised repair work;

  • Have experience undertaking general gardening tasks including preparation and planting procedures;

  • Be confident operating, maintaining and adjusting turf machinery under general supervision;

  • Have experience applying fertilisers, fungicides, herbicides and insecticides under general supervision;

  • Have some experience following emergency procedures and preparing incident reports, inspecting and securing buildings;

  • Collaborate with qualified tradespersons in building and furniture maintenance;

  • Be prepared to undertake any other duties as requested by the Principal and/or Principal’s Delegate. This may include operation of the school’s security system when commencing/finishing a shift.

What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary range: NSW And ACT Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020

  • Modern facilities, equipment and resources

  • Wellbeing programs and initiatives

  • Inclusive and supportive culture

Qualifications and accreditations:

You will not be required to have a trade qualification (certificate III), but has a skill level which assumes and requires knowledge, training or experience relevant to the duties to
be performed.

We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring the future. We also offer competitive remuneration, salary packaging, parental leave, flexible work, wellbeing programs and professional development.

Apply today!

If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.  

CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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