Catering Assistant - 30 hours or 15 hours per week

Philip Morant School and College, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC5404-575 Position Type: Catering Pay Range: £7,902 - £16,066 (LGPS 2, Point 3-4)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 29/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/c 3rd June 2024  

Job Description

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PHILIP MORANT SCHOOL AND COLLEGE

CATERING ASSISTANT (30 hours or 15 hours)

Pay Range: Local Government Scale 2

Actual Salary from: £15,804 - £16,066 (Point 3-4) for 30 hour role

Actual Salary from: £7,902 - £8,033 (Point 3-4) for 15 hour role

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Role

We are seeking an outstanding individual to assist with the provision of a high-quality food and beverage service.

Philip Morant School and College is a community where everyone feels they belong and are the best they can be.

We have recently been judged "good" in all areas by Ofsted and our report states "Staff are proud to work at the school and feel valued."

We are offering this post as either:

  • 30 hours per week, 8:30am - 2:30pm

OR

  • 15 hours per week, either 9am-12pm or 11:30am-2:30pm
  • This role is 39 weeks per year (term time, plus non-pupil days)

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 6 ft), 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.
  • Occasionally, to assist with special functions at the school, which may be outside of normal working hours.

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

We're looking for you if you have:

  • Experience of the preparation, cooking and service of food and beverages to the required standard
  • Knowledge of health and safety, and food hygiene regulations Ability to maintain a high standard of personal and general cleanliness and hygiene to comply with statutory and school regulations
  • Good working knowledge and ability to follow menu and recipes agreed
  • Ability to use kitchen and cleaning equipment and supervise others when required

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Philip Morant School & College?

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 include:

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Free membership to Perkbox
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Discounted gym membership at selected local gyms

Please note that an integration period applies to all new staff joining the Trust, to support introduction into the organisation.

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk

To Apply

To apply for this post, please follow the URL link provided below:

https://careers.sigmatrust.org.uk/Apply/U2l66a1dnbWEgQXBwbGljYXRpb24gRm9ybSBOb3ZlbWJlciAyMDIzfDQxfDU1OTg1MXwxfHxGYWxzZXwyMTIyfDMxMDk1MjB8MA%3d%3d?i=RUFhEmdITtA%3d

Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CV's and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded. A Notes for Applicants document is attached for further information

Closing date: Midnight, Wednesday 29th May 2024

Interviewing will take place: week commencing 3rd June 2024

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

The Sigma Trust is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristics. This is embedded in our vision 'To Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts', where we believe we are strong and more successful working together, creating a workplace which celebrates diversity.

Information about the School

We are a large secondary school in Colchester and also enjoy a thriving Sixth Form College. We are a popular School with waiting lists for every year and are proud of our strong academic record. We have an excellent and enthusiastic staff led by a strong senior leadership team and we work hard to provide an environment where every student is valued and their varying needs met. Our pastoral care is based upon a highly successful house system and ensures support both for students and parents.

Safeguarding The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

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 HR
Rembrandt Way, Colchester
Essex, CO3 4QS
Telephone: 01255 750913
Email: pmsc.recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk

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