Catering Assistant

Bardfield Academy, Basildon
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Job Ref No. ECC3255-170S Position Type: Catering Pay Range: Scale 2 Point 2-3 (Depending on experience)
Position Start Date: 26/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 06/09/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: 12 September 2022  

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Job Title: Catering Assistant - Bardfield Academy

Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 12 hours 30 minutes per week (38 weeks - Term time only)

Scale: 2

Point: 2-3 (Depending on experience)

Actual Salary: £5,373.84 to £5,477.65 (Including Fringe allowance)

Start Date: ASAP

Closing Date: 6th September 2022

Interview Date: 12th September 2022

Bardfield Academy are looking to appoint a Catering Assistant to join their friendly Catering Team.

Reporting to the Catering Manager you would be expected to carry out general kitchen duties, such as preparing food, washing up and cleaning. Experience of working in a school kitchen would be an advantage. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys using their own initiative.

The hours of work will be Monday to Friday from 11.30 am to 2 pm.

The successful candidate must:

· Have a commitment to high standards of hygiene and cleanliness.

· Enjoy food preparation and cleaning.

· Enjoy working in a busy environment.

· Show patience and enthusiasm with the children.

· Proactively encourage our children to enjoy healthy food.

· Be able to demonstrate a positive attitude.

· Have a flexible approach and be a team player.

What we can offer you:

· A growing Multi Academy Trust of Primary schools who work closely together for the benefit of everyone.

· The 'Leadership Academy' which delivers high quality professional development to all staff.

· A dynamic and collaborative team of Teachers, Leaders and a Central Team who are dedicated and committed to the success of all pupils and staff alike.

· Additional holiday in October giving a two week break, enabled by an early close on every Friday which is utilised for CPD.

· Engaged and enthusiastic pupils who are 'proud to belong' to our school and enjoy learning in a stimulating environment.

If this role is of interest to you and you have demonstrable experience in the majority of the above accountabilities, please apply now. In addition, please see the Job Description and Person Specification with full details of experience required to fulfil this highly rewarding role.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the school directly on 01268 553488 to arrange an appointment. We strongly recommend you visit the school to help you decide whether this is a role for you.

Please complete the application form on the South Essex Academy Trust website, located in the Vacancies tab.

Bardfield Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS certification and references. We are an equal opportunities employer and are part of the South Essex Academy Trust.

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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Sarah O'Donnell
Westwood Academy
Beresford Close, Hadleigh
Essex, SS7 2SU
Telephone: 01702 559467

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