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Job Ref No. ECC5459-733 Position Type: Catering Pay Range: Essex scale 2 point 3-4
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: W/C 24th June 2024  

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Brentwood County High School 
Seven Arches Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4JF

Wishes to appoint a

Catering Assistant
Salary: Essex Scale 2 Point 3 - 4
£11,565.14 - £11,756.91 actual salary per annum
Plus £350.27 outer fringe allowance per annum

22 hours and 30 minutes per week
Monday - Friday 9:45am - 2:15pm
38 weeks of the year - term time only

Start Date: September 2024

At Brentwood County High School, we are dedicated to providing nutritious and delicious meals to our students. Our friendly and dynamic catering team plays a crucial role in creating a positive dining experience for the school community. We are currently seeking a motivated and hardworking individual to join us as a Catering Assistant.

As a Catering Assistant, you will be an integral part of our catering team, working under the guidance of our experienced Cook. Your responsibilities will include:

Assisting in the preparation and cooking of meals.
Helping with the delivery and serving of food to students and staff.
Ensuring all areas are kept clean and hygienic.
Clearing away food and cleaning up after service.
Supporting the Cook and other catering staff in day-to-day operations.

No prior experience is necessary as full training will be provided.
Strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a team.
A motivated and hardworking attitude.
Willingness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment.
Commitment to maintaining high standards of cleanliness and food safety.

What We Offer:
Full training and ongoing support.
A friendly and collaborative working environment.
Opportunities for continued professional development.
A chance to make a positive impact on the school community.

BCHS is a Co-operative Academy which is firmly rooted in serving our community. We are proud to be an inclusive co-educational comprehensive school where we recognise that success for young people is built on firm foundations of trust, respect, care and hard work. We measure our success by much more than exam results as we recognise that such data tells only a part of the story of each of our young people.

Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust, with twelve member schools within Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools' Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people. 

As a Trust we offer: 

Recognition of continuous service.
Relocation package of up to £8,000 for new employees renting or buying a property.
Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme.
Excellent CPD opportunities.
Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools.
The support of an experienced family of schools.
National Conditions of Service.
Access to the Employee Assistance Programme.
Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff.
Wider support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance.

If you feel the school would suit you, and you have the passion, drive and commitment to work with us to make all aspects of our school outstanding, please apply now or you can request a visit to the school or for more information speak to Sophie Neal or call 01375 648907.

BCHS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on our formal application form, CVs will not be accepted.

This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer. As a Trust, we recognise the value of, and seek to achieve a diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Please refer to our recruitment and selection policy statement ( for more information.
If you would like to be considered for this post, application forms are available via our website Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust

Closing Date: Wednesday 19th June 2024, Midday

Interview Date: Week commencing 24th June 2024

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate before the closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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

Laura Girling
Shenfield Common
Seven Arches Road, Brentwood
Essex, CM14 4JF
Telephone: 01277 238911

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