Catering Assistant

Woodlands School, Basildon

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Job Ref No. ECC4431-345S Position Type: Catering Pay Range: £5294.34 p/a
Position Start Date: 03/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 12/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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We are looking to appoint a Catering Assistant to join our catering team for 10 hours per week (Monday - Friday 12:45 to 14:45) on a fixed term basis from 3 September 2024 - 4 April 2025, term time only.

We are a large secondary school with busy service times; therefore, speed and duty of care are essential. The ability to work well with staff and pupils is an important requirement of the job as well as being able to work on your own and as being part of a team. The post will involve general help in the kitchen with priorities being cleaning and washing up.

Some experience of working in a similar environment would be useful and Food Hygiene Level 2 qualification is desirable although training will be given if required.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, DBS check and Occupational Health Clearance.

Further information is available on our website We welcome visits to the school from potential applicants.
Alternatively, details on this post and an application form are available from the HR department by email

Information about the School

Aspiration, Resilience, Opportunity, Excellence, is our ethos. These four pillars underpin all we do and drive us forward as one inclusive learning community.

We have the privilege to be able to teach and learn, as an 11-16 Academy, in a £26 million building. Woodlands School is proud to serve the people of Basildon and we are constantly striving to be better. We are focused on ensuring academic excellence for all our youngsters, allowing them the opportunity to thrive at further and higher education.

We encourage all of our youngsters to have the highest of aspirations and look to equip them with all the tools they need to become even more resilient. We offer the widest opportunities to ensure excellence becomes a habit.

Our expectation is that all at Woodlands School work hard and are self-motivated. All are to lead their own learning, be polite and respectful. Our boundaries are clear and they support all in ensuring they can maintain the highest standards.

We will provide a wealth of opportunities to learn in and beyond the classroom. Adding cultural capital and ensuring experiences develop the whole child.

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

Rachael Fletcher-Brown
Woodlands School
Woodlands Approach, Nethermayne, Basildon
Essex, SS16 5BA
Telephone: 01268282146174

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