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This job vacancy is for 7.5 hours per week. Monday - Friday 11.45am till 1.15pm term time only.
CATERING: KITCHEN ASSISTANT
2020 Scale 2 (2019 Band 1 - max)
Other catering staff, suppliers.
To assist as directed, with all aspects of the preparation of food and beverages to the standards required by the school.
To deputise for the Catering Manager as required (primary schools only)
The preparation of food & 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.
During service times, to ensure that tables and counters are as clean as reasonably practicable and adequately stocked.
To maintain a high standard of personal and general cleanliness and hygiene to comply with statutory and school regulations.
To attend training activities and/or meetings as required.
Occasionally to assist with special functions at the school which may be outside of normal working hours.
To report any customer comments or complaints and take any necessary remedial action if appropriate.
Report immediately any accidents, fire, theft, loss, damage, unfit food or other irregularities and take such action as may be appropriate or possible.
The duties above are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required by the Headteacher to carry out appropriate duties within the context of the job, skills and grade.
To participate in the performance and development review process, taking personal responsibility for identification of learning, development and training opportunities in discussion with line manager.
To comply with individual responsibilities, in accordance with the role, for health & safety in the workplace.
To ensure that all duties and services provided are in accordance with the School's Equal Opportunities Policy.
The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
CATERING: KITCHEN ASSISTANT
Qualifications & Experience
Specific qualifications & experience
Experience of the preparation and
cooking of simple food & beverages
Experience of Serving customers at the
counter/hatch or from a trolley or kiosk as
Experience of all aspects of cleaning equipment (light and heavy), walls (up to 6ft.) floors, fixtures and fittings, cooking utensils, cutlery, glassware etc.
Basic level of education
Knowledge of relevant policies and procedures
General understanding of the operation of a school
Ability to maintain a high standard of personal and general cleanliness and hygiene to comply with statutory and school regulations
Basic reading and writing skills
Basic numeracy skills
Ability to use kitchen and cleaning equipment
Ability to complete basic forms
Ability to exchange routine verbal information clearly with children and adults
Seek support to overcome communication barriers with children and adults
Consult with colleagues
Working with children
Understand and implement the school's behaviour management policy
Understand and support the differences in children and adults and respond appropriately
Basic understanding of the learning experience provided by the school
Basic understanding of the way in which children develop
Health & Well being
Understand the importance of physical and emotional wellbeing
Working with others
Working with partners
Understand the role of others working in the school
Ability to establish rapport and respectful and trusting relationships with children, their families and carers and other adults
Ability to work effectively with other adults in the school
Ability to provide timely and accurate information, as required
Good organisational skills
Ability to manage own time effectively
Ability to follow instructions
Demonstrate a commitment to equality
Health & Safety
Basic understanding of Health & Safety
Understand and implement child protection procedures
Understand procedures and legislation relating to confidentiality
Be prepared to develop and learn in the role