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Retail Assistant - Tuckshop

  • 492508
  • Cairns
  • St Monica's College - Cairns
  • Non-Teaching
  • Term Time - Permanent

Commencement Date:
Term 3, 2022 - Thursday 14 July 2022

Employment Type:  Term Time, Permanent Position (14.5 hours per week, Thursday & Fridays)

Salary Range: $26.87 to $27.83 Gross per hour

Closing Date for Applications: 5pm, Tuesday 28 June 2022

St Monica's Catholic College, Cairns

The College is situated in the central business district of Cairns, one block from the Cairns Esplanade. St Monica's is the oldest school in the region, with rich heritage and Mercy traditions. As a Catholic Secondary Day and Boarding College for young women, St Monica's is a faith community where belief in the dignity of the human person underlies our educational philosophy, structures and processes. During the last few years, the College has undertaken a significant building project to complement its two heritage buildings. Reinforcing our strong Mercy tradition all the buildings are all named after Sisters of Mercy. We are the only all female school in the Cairns region with an enrolment of over 690 students. Year levels 7 to 12 are offered, with both day and boarding options.


About the Role

The Tuckshop Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Tuckshop Convenor and Principal. 

Typical duties performed may include, but not limited to: 

  • Retrieving orders from online ordering facility – Flexischools;
  • Preparing morning tea and lunch orders for students, staff and guests;
  • Counter sales;
  • Assisting Convenor with ordering and purchasing of tuckshop supplies.
  • Checking of goods received against order and delivery dockets - inventory
  • Keeping tuckshop area clean and well maintained;
  • Assisting with menu setting;
  • Keeping temperature checks and assisting with stock control;
  • Replenishing stock on of shelves, fridges and racks;
  • Cash handling and end of day reconciliation;
  • Adhere to Workplace Health and Safety requirements in the tuckshop environment;
  • Use of own vehicle to collect goods from outside food services;
  • Keeping record of staff accounts;
  • Maintain appropriate behaviours when engaging with children;
  • Attending to all duties without direction from the Tuckshop Convenor.

For further information about the role and responsibilities, please refer to the position description.  

Work Requirements

  • Hold a Working with Children Blue Card
  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of Catholic Education
  • The ability to comply with the Chief Health Officer’s COVID 19 vaccination directive


What we offer

  • Annual Leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Access to salary packaging options to maximise your salary 
  • Access to additional Employer Superannuation Contributions
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave 
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

For further information about the role, please download the Position Description

Intending applicants must be fully committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.

Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Description: Download File 210906 Retail Assistant (Tuckshop) PosD L1.pdf

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