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Job Ref No. ECC2833-74S Position Type: Catering Pay Range: Band 1, point 1
Position Start Date: 30/09/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/09/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: 20th September 2019  

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Catering Assistant Required September 2019

We are seeking to appoint a Catering Assistant to assist with the preparation, service of food and cleaning of premises / equipment. All applicants must be able to work in a busy ever changing environment, work well under pressure and have a good sense of humour.

Experience of working in a school environment and a Food Hygiene level 2 qualification would be an advantage however full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

11.25 hours per week

Monday - Friday - days and times to be confirmed at interview

39 working weeks (44.3 paid weeks)

Salary & Fringe allowance: Band 1 point 1 - £4,643.06 pro rata per annum

(Full time salary and fringe allowance £17,973.00 per annum)

Closing date: Midday, Monday 16th September 2019

Interviews: Friday 20th September 2019

For further information about us, please visit Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the school reception, 01279 445538.

To apply for this position please submit your completed application form including a covering letter to Miss Tunai Musa at

The Downs Primary School & Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all its staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is therefore subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS clearance.

Information about the School

The Downs is a "good school where pupils thrive both socially and academically because they are well looked after and kept safe in a caring environment that puts their needs first." - OFSTED January 2016.

We are a 2 form entry primary school and we are situated centrally in Harlow adjacent to the town centre. We are committed to making the school experience for all our children of the highest standard.

Why not visit our website,, and see us for yourselves.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Lynne Smith - Finance & HR Manager
The Downs Primary School & Nursery
The Hides, Harlow
Essex, CM20 3RB
Telephone: 01279445538

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