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Job Ref No. ECC2833-134S Position Type: Catering Pay Range: Scale 3 Point 5
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Temporary
Application Close: 12/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

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We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Cook to lead with the preparation, service of food and cleaning of premises / equipment. All applicants must be able to work in a busy ever-changing environment, work well under pressure and have a good sense of humour.

Experience of working in a school environment and a Food Hygiene level 2 qualification would be an advantage however full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

25 hours per week (Monday - Friday) - days and times to be confirmed at interview

39 working weeks (44.7 paid weeks)

Salary: Scale 3 point 5 - £14,011.76 pro rata per annum (including fringe allowance)

Fixed Term Contract: To cover long term sickness

Closing date: Friday 12th April 2024

Interviews: To be confirmed

The Downs Primary School is part of Passmores Cooperative Learning Community.

For further information about us, please visit Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the school reception, 01279 445538.

To apply, please submit your completed application and personal statement to Miss Tunai Musa;

'PCLC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure Barring Service'

Information about the School

The Downs is a "good school where pupils thrive both socially and academically because they are well looked after and kept safe in a caring environment that puts their needs first." - OFSTED January 2016.

We are a 2 form entry primary school and we are situated centrally in Harlow adjacent to the town centre. We are committed to making the school experience for all our children of the highest standard.

Why not visit our website,, and see us for yourselves.

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

Shannon Barden - Office Manager
The Downs Primary School & Nursery
The Hides, Harlow
Essex, CM20 3RB
Telephone: 01279445538

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