Food Service Assistant

Felsted School, Felsted
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Job Ref No. ECC2600-45S Position Type: Catering Pay Range: £8,254.92 per annum
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 25/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: Held shortly after the closing date  

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Salary £8,254.92 per annum
Permanent | 22.5 hours per week | Term-time

A Food Service Assistant is needed at this Independent School to work alongside our Prep School Catering Team to ensure an efficient daily service to our pupils, guests and colleagues over the lunchtime period. The main duties will include working in a small team to ensure the daily tasks of serving on the counter, washing up, clearing away, wiping down surfaces and mopping floors are carried out.

The successful applicant must have a positive 'can-do' attitude towards customer service, including working with young people, together with an interest in food service and the associated duties of working in a kitchen environment. It is important that you are able to work well with others and are able to carry out a range of catering and cleaning duties within a busy environment to ensure an excellent daily food service.

Felsted School is rated 'Excellent in every aspect' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate. Further information can be found within the job description.

This role is a permanent position working during term-time, plus two additional weeks both within and outside of term-time for meetings, training, kitchen cleaning and School events, equating to 36 weeks per year. The working hours are 11:00am to 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 11:00am to 5:30pm on Wednesday (totalling 36 weeks per year), and 10:00am to 2:00pm on Saturday (totalling 24 weeks per year).

Benefits include free life assurance and parking, contributory pension scheme at 4% match, free hot drinks, annual salary reviews, free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities, on-site Coffee Shop and membership to Felsted Connect; an online multi-platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers.

Felsted is a leading day and boarding independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of Schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 26 May 2022 at 09:00am.
Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website to complete our online application process.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a 'culture of vigilance' to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its 'Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy'. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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About Felsted School

Felsted is a leading independent co-educational day and boarding school, situated in the picturesque village of Felsted in North Essex. Originally founded by Richard Lord Riche as a Church of England Grammar School, Felsted School is proud of a heritage that dates back to 1564. In 2014 the School celebrate its 450th anniversary; one of only a handful of schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. The event was marked by an historic service at St Paul’s Cathedral together with a very special visit from Her Majesty and His Royal Highness to signed two plaques; one commemorating the 450th anniversary and the other to mark the opening of our brand new Boarding House Follyfield.

Felsted offers its pupils an excellent, well-rounded education, offering real opportunities for pupils to develop, grow and learn in a safe and nurturing environment, as part of the School’s local, national and international community. Fundamental to the success of the school community are the values of respect and well-being; the children are encouraged to make healthy choices and develop good manners, self-motivation, self-respect and consideration for others. As pupils progress, this sense of community is reinforced by a league system that inspires loyalty, and develops leadership and teamwork for competitions and activities across the whole curriculum.

With purpose-built classrooms and recreational areas, learning and play are appropriately separated and tailored to each stage of development. In line with Felsted’s strong reputation for sport, the Preparatory School’s facilities are outstanding; spacious playing fields, heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, two Astroturf pitches, a large sports hall, three squash courts, six netball courts and 25 tennis courts. There are huge opportunities in the performing arts and in the theatre, practice rooms, auditoria and exhibition rooms, creativity and imagination flourish.

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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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Recruitment at Felsted
Felsted School, Felsted
Essex, CM6 3LL
Telephone: 01371 822600

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