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Pretoria Boys High School is looking for a person to provide technical support for two related subject departments, namely Life Sciences and Physical Sciences.

Job Description:

The successful candidate would be responsible for:

ð Running a chemistry store room to acceptable safety standards, including the ordering of stock; labelling and inventory keeping.

ð Setting up laboratory equipment for practical classes within the two subjects.

ð Manage a Life Sciences model room.

ð Clean and service equipment, as required.

ð Manage a laboratory assistant.

ð Clerical work related to these two subject departments.

Note: Although not directly related to the core functions (outlined above), the successful candidate would also be required to:

i Assist the two school counsellors for a limited number of hours a week in carrying out clerical duties, that include the preparation of examination concession applications (to the Gauteng Department of Education).

ii Arrange the monthly staff teas (ordering of eats and laying out of these in the staff common room).


ð Applicants should be in possession of at least a National Senior Certificate with English, Mathematics and Science as subjects.

ð A suitable technical diploma would be a recommendation.

ð Previous experience in the running of chemical stores and science laboratories would be preferable.

ð A working knowledge of the school curriculum in the relevant subjects would be useful.

ð A basic understanding and knowledge of chemicals and life science specimens and the use of typical laboratory equipment is essential.

With effect from 1 March 2017

Applications in the form of a cover letter, short (4 page) CV and a list of at least 2 current referees must be sent to the HR Administrator, Connie van der Walt. Closing date for applications is Friday 18 November 2016.

Email: or

Hand-deliver to 251 Roper Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria, 0181.

Please note that should you not have received any feedback during the two weeks after application closure, you can consider yourself unsuccessful.

Please also note that the School reserves the right not to make an appointment if there are no suitable candidates or if curriculum needs change.

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