Kitchen Assistant (10 hours per week)

Briscoe Primary School and Nursery, Basildon

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Job Ref No. ECC2024-167 Position Type: Catering Pay Range: Please refer to advert
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Kitchen Assistant at Briscoe Primary School

Hours: 10 hours per week. Term time only - 38 weeks per year

Start date: September 2024

Band: 1

Salary: £23,055 to £23,426 full time equivalent including fringe allowance (pro-rata). Salary negotiable depending on skills and experience.

Actual salary: £5150.74 - £5233.63

Would you enjoy working in a school kitchen environment and are looking for a role that is not only rewarding but fits in with your existing commitments?

Briscoe Primary School in Basildon are looking for an enthusiastic, efficient Kitchen Assistant to join their friendly catering team in assisting with the preparation and serving of meals and beverages to our children, staff and visitors.

The role will involve all aspects of cleaning equipment, walls (up to 6ft), floors, fixtures and fittings to ensure a safe and hygienic environment.

Application forms are available to collect from the school office

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact Nathan Haisman-Baker, School Business Manager:briscoe.admin@heartsacademy.uk or 01268 727751.

We look forward to receiving your application!

How to apply

It is very important that the HEARTS application form is completed in full, particularly section F which refers to references. We must have the full contact details of two referees, including their name, address, telephone number and email address.

Please note that we will write to the Headteacher for all education references. Incomplete application forms will not be considered.

CVs are not accepted.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the closing date should we have enough suitable applications, therefore we advise applying early.

HEARTS Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and will not discriminate against any applicant on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race. For this reason, all application forms are anonymised before shortlisting takes place to ensure applicants are considered only on the relevant qualifications, skills and experience that are profiled on the application form and personal statement.

If you would like any support or assistance at any stage of your application process, please contact recruitment@heartsacademy.uk / 01268 572672. We will be happy to discuss this with you.

Why choose HEARTS Academy Trust as your new employer?

The HEARTS way of working is based on our values of happiness, self-esteem, achievement, respect and responsibility, truth and service, all of which are embedded within each of our schools.

HEARTS Academy Trust offers a comprehensive rewards and benefits package to all colleagues, including but not limited to:

  • "Every HEART Matters" Employee discounts and benefits scheme
  • Pension schemes (LGPS/TPS)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Access to our trust Counsellor
  • Access to our Mental Health First Aid team
  • Additional week's leave during October
  • Excellent CPD opportunities with purposeful training, including trust-wide twilights
  • Supportive leadership and opportunities to collaborate across the trust
  • On request, and if appropriate, flexible working

We believe our employees are our most valuable asset, we strive to create a positive and supportive work environment that rewards hard work and dedication. Join our team and enjoy the many benefits that HEARTS Academy Trust has to offer. Please see the 'Every HEART Matters' poster for more information.

HEARTS Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to the receipt of a satisfactory application form, satisfactory references that meet the requirements as set out in KCSIE, satisfactory online search and an Enhanced DBS check, to include a children's barred list check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered 'protected' and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.

Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

All applicants can view a copy of our Records Retention Policy on the Trust website, the policy sets out how we will gather, process and hold personal data of individuals during and after the recruitment process.

For further information about the HEARTS Academy Trust please visit our website at: http://www.heartsacademytrust.co.uk

Information about the School

Briscoe Primary School and Nursery is a school that is at the heart of the community it serves. We strive to meet the needs of every child and are lucky to have small class sizes. We pride ourselves on the way in which we balance the highest expectations for all of our children within an environment that nurtures and supports all members of our community. We are well served by transport links and are close to major road networks.

Briscoe Primary School is part of the HEARTS Academy Trust, a trust of local schools that has the values of happiness, achievement, self-esteem, respect & responsibility, truth, spirituality & service. The trust is truly innovative and rewards outstanding staff for outstanding outcomes. The school calendar consists of 184 contact time with pupils, 5 non-pupil days and the equivalent of 6 days of high quality continuous professional development.

The Trustees are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, online searches, medical check, prohibited from teaching check and references. References are taken up prior to interview. A copy of the trust Child Protection Policy is available on our website:- https://www.heartsacademytrust.co.uk/policies

We can offer you:

  • access to the HEARTS Extra Programme (Rewards and Benefits)

  • an excellent CPD entitlement with purposeful training, including trust-wide twilights throughout the year

  • a two-week October half-term

  • supportive colleagues who want to provide the best possible opportunities for their pupils

  • a highly effective learning environment

  • a responsive and involved leadership team

  • The HEARTS four-day face-to-face teaching week model whereby all teachers in the trust receive 20% non-contact time. This goes above and beyond the national entitlement of 10% PPA.

  • a school with a highly positive culture that supports all staff; mental health, workload and wellbeing are at the forefront of our vision and values

  • access to our school counsellor and network of Mental Health and Wellbeing champions

For further information about HEARTS, including policies and procedures, please refer to our website www.heartsacademytrust.co.uk

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Nathan Haisman-Baker School Business Manager
Briscoe Primary School & Nursery
Felmores End
Pitsea, Basildon
Essex, SS13 1PN
Telephone: 01268 727751
Email: briscoe.admin@heartsacademy.uk

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