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Kitchen Assistant - Part-time

West Hill Primary Academy, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2676-152S
  • Posted:21/06/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:05/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Are you passionate about serving great food to young people? 

If so, come and join West Hill Primary Academy as one of our Kitchen Assistants…

West Hill Primary Academy are currently recruiting for a part time Kitchen Assistant to join our team, working 15 hours a week.

The hours are 11am-2pm, Monday to Friday.  Kent Range 3, £18,425 full time equivalent, actual pro rata salary £6,288 based on 15 hours per week, 38 weeks per year.

As a Kitchen Assistant, you will be an essential member of our catering team, performing a variety of tasks in a busy kitchen environment, and contributing to the smooth running of an excellent food service.  You will need to be adaptable and flexible, and able to assist the Chef Manager with basic food preparation, serving pupils and staff, and of course washing up and keeping the kitchen clean, tidy and safe. 

Experience of working in a kitchen environment is desirable but not essential, and we welcome applicants seeking a better work life balance and greater flexibility.

In return, we offer:

  1. Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development 
  2. A family of dedicated catering staff
  3. Family friendly/sociable working hours and a work-life balance
  4. Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  5. Contributions towards eye tests and glasses if needed through Vision Express

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Galaxy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Information about the school

The Galaxy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Fleetdown Primary Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Temple Hill Primary Academy and West Hill Primary Academy.

Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Galaxy Trust values of Respect, Responsibility and Equality. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lucy Wisdom
  • Address:West Hill Primary Academy, Dartford Road, Dartford, Kent, DA1 3DZ
  • Telephone: 07444 035771
  • Email: hr@galaxytrust.co.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).