Kitchen Assistant - Maternity Cover until 9th March 2020

St Helena School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC5448-142 Position Type: Catering Pay Range: Band 1 Point 1 - Actual Salary £7,974
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 18/09/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Pay Range: Local Government Band 1 Point 1 (Actual Salary £7,974)

Start Date: ASAP

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and practical Kitchen Assistant to join our well-established and successful team.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

· The preparation and simple cooking of food and beverages

· Serving customers at the counter/hatch or from a trolley or kiosk, as required

· To undertake all aspects of cleaning equipment (light and heavy), walls (up to 6ft), floors, fixtures and fittings, cooking utensils, cutlery, glassware etc, as directed

· To maintain a high standard of personal and general cleanliness and hygiene to comply with statutory and school regulations

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

We're looking for you if you have:

· Previous catering experience

· A flexible and pro-active approach to your work

· A sound knowledge of Food Hygiene, Health & Safety and safe working practices

Why work for The Sigma Trust, St Helena School?

We can offer you:

· A Competitive Salary

· Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish

· Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

· Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme

This post is 20 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term Time, plus Non-pupil days), however, we are willing to consider applications from people who are able to work fewer hours per week.

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website

To Apply

To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/this website and return it to quoting reference 146 . Please read the Notes for Applicants document attached.

Closing date: Midnight, Wednesday 18th September 2019.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the School

St Helena School, part of the Sigma Trust, is a highly-regarded 11-16 co-educational Academy, recognised as Good by Ofsted in 2014 and now on a journey to Outstanding. Located on 17 acres in historic Colchester, the school has a fine blend of traditional and modern facilities and opened a £2.5m new Science block in 2015, and a £2.5m all weather pitch facility in February 2016.

On 1 September 2016, the school joined The Sigma Trust, a partnership of schools with The Stanway School, The Thomas Lord Audley School, Clacton County High School, Monkwick Junior School and Monkwick Infants School and Nursery. Working in collaboration with all the schools within The Sigma Trust, St Helena has developed and enhanced its development of outstanding professional practice.

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

Sigma Trust HR Team
St Helena School
Sheepen Road, Colchester
Essex, CO3 3LE
Telephone: 01255 750913

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