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Catering Assistant


Catering Assistant

20 hours per week term time only

Grade A: £11.59


Required from April 2024

Applications are invited to join our Academy Catering Team as a Catering Assistant at Chulmleigh Community College. 

We are pleased to offer a permanent post covering 20 hours per week x 39 weeks per annum (term time, including Non-Pupil Days). The preferred working pattern is Monday to Friday, 10:30am to 2:45pm (to include a 15-minute unpaid break), although there may be some flexibility, and can be discussed at interview. The role will be available from the summer term and ideally the successful candidate will be available from 15 April 2024.

The post involves preparing and serving meals, washing up and cleaning the dining area. A qualification in food hygiene would be an advantage, but training will be given if a Food Hygiene Certificate is not held.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and reliable team player and will join a hardworking, friendly, and highly valued catering team who are committed to our ambition to offer the best provision to all our pupils across all areas of their education.

Employment benefits include eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability, or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community. 

The full job description and application form are available in the attachments section below.

Please email the completed application form to by 10am on Friday, 15th March. All applications will be acknowledged.

As employers, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and in that regard, we have appropriate policies and procedures.  All staff undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

In line with Government guidance, we may carry out online searches against shortlisted applicants’ names as part of our due diligence checks

Closing date: Friday 15th March 2024

Interview date: Friday 22nd March 2024