Science Technician Vacancy

Paraparaumu College is a proudly co-educational school of around 1,400 students situated on the beautiful Kāpiti Coast.  We enjoy a spacious campus with a growing roll, an innovative approach to learning, and a commitment to achieving the highest equitable outcomes for our students.

We have a 30 hour per week (during school terms) Science Technician position available from the start of Term 1 2021.  This is not a teaching position and no teaching qualifications are required.

The Science Technician plays an important role in our Science Department, supporting the teachers and students and managing the risks associated with our science laboratories.  The role is varied and will include preparing equipment, chemicals and resources for classroom practical activities; maintaining operational safety in the science laboratories; and making sure all safety, storage and disposal requirements for our chemicals and equipment are followed.

This position will likely suit someone who has worked in a laboratory, has experience with workplace health and safety requirements and has a Science qualification.

Please note that all applications must include a Support Staff Application for Appointment form.

Support Staff Application form

Science Technician Job Description

Please email your application or if you would like more information please contact our Executive Officer, Diane Bradley at

This position closes at 12:00 noon on Monday 14 December 2020.