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Catering Assistant

We are looking for a great team player who has catering experience to join us in the kitchens on Upper Campus.  You will be directed by the Catering Manager to help prepare and serve food and beverages to our secondary school aged students who have additional needs and anxieties.  We are looking for patience, good humour, excellence at your job, willingness to learn and go the extra mile, and of course, be a team player.  Please have a look at the attached job description to see the full extent of your duties. 

Post Ref:  24.03

Salary: £22,948.00 FTE

Hours Per Week: 10:00am to 14:30pm - 22.5 per week

Closing Date:  19 April 2024

Starting Date:  ASAP

A full induction programme and opportunities for professional development will be provided.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of our safeguarding policy can be found here: Safeguarding Policy Webpage. This role falls under KCSIE regulated activities and as such it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relating to children.

Please ensure you read and understand our Privacy Notice, which is attached with this pack, before applying. We make appointments in accordance with our Recruitment and Selection Policy.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

How to apply:

Please complete the Orchard Manor School Application Form.   When completing application forms, applicants are advised that submitting an incorrect or insufficiently completed application form will result in non-selection for interview. Particular attention should be made to supplying a full career history since secondary education and referees meeting the required criteria. Please send completed applications to:


Please note - CVs will not be considered.