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Job Ref No. ECC3670-36S Position Type: Catering Pay Range: Point 3
Position Start Date: 13/06/2022 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 26/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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This job vacancy is for 7.5 hours per week. Monday - Friday 11.45am till 1.15pm term time only.

Job Description

Job Title
CATERING: KITCHEN ASSISTANT
Applicable to
All Schools
Grade
2020 Scale 2 (2019 Band 1 - max)
Reports to
CATERING MANAGER
Responsible for
N/A
Liaison with
Other catering staff, suppliers.
Job Purpose
To assist as directed, with all aspects of the preparation of food and beverages to the standards required by the school.
Duties
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.

General
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

General heading
Detail
Examples
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

required

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
Literacy
Basic reading and writing skills
Numeracy
Basic numeracy skills
Technology
Ability to use kitchen and cleaning equipment
Communication
Written
Ability to complete basic forms
Verbal
Ability to exchange routine verbal information clearly with children and adults
Languages
Seek support to overcome communication barriers with children and adults
Negotiating
Consult with colleagues
Working with children
Behaviour Management
Understand and implement the school's behaviour management policy
SEN
Understand and support the differences in children and adults and respond appropriately
Curriculum
Basic understanding of the learning experience provided by the school
Child Development
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
Relationships
Ability to establish rapport and respectful and trusting relationships with children, their families and carers and other adults
Team work
Ability to work effectively with other adults in the school
Information
Ability to provide timely and accurate information, as required
Responsibilities


Organisational skills
Good organisational skills
Line Management
N/A
Time Management
Ability to manage own time effectively
Creativity
Ability to follow instructions
General
Equalities
Demonstrate a commitment to equality
Health & Safety
Basic understanding of Health & Safety
Child Protection
Understand and implement child protection procedures
Confidentiality/Data Protection
Understand procedures and legislation relating to confidentiality


CPD
Be prepared to develop and learn in the role

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Nikki Batt
Church Road
Moreton, Ongar
Essex, CM5 0JD
Telephone: 01277 890255
Email: admin@moreton.essex.sch.uk

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