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Catering Assistant - Term Time

Brampton Primary Academy, Bexleyheath

  • Ref:KCC303-2000-65S
  • Posted:23/09/2022
  • Pay:Bexley 01, Points 13-14
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:14/10/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBA


Fabulous Catering Assistant Needed!

Salary: Bexley 01, Points 13-14 £21,228 fte, £4,899 actual salary

Contract type:  10 hours per week, 12pm to 2pm, 38 weeks per year plus inset days (5 days)

REAch2 is a National Living Wage employer.  As such we will always ensure that all our employees receive no less than the national living wage.

Are you:

  • Hard-working, honest, dependable and self-motivated?
  • Capable of establishing good working relationships with staff, pupils and parents?
  • An exceptional cook, passionate about healthy, high-quality nutrition?
  • Committed to team-work?
  • Child-centered and solution focused?

If so, you’ll love to work at Brampton Primary Academy!

It is an exciting time in our kitchen as we are establishing a new team under our Trust’s catering provision REAchEat.

Our children deserve the best and as an Catering Assistant at Brampton Primary Academy you will be a part of our innovative approach to school catering. You will have a passion for providing high quality meals using fresh, local produce as well as delivering exceptional service to our amazing pupils and staff.

Food served in school forms a part of our healthy school’s ethos, and exceptional nutrition supports our drive for exceptional opportunities for learning.  The successful applicant can expect to work as part of a committed school team. 

We can offer you:

  • A firm commitment to you and your professional development
  • Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and governors
  • An inspiring learning community
  • Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference
  • Opportunities to further develop your career within our Multi Academy Trust, REAch2, the largest primary-only academy trust in the country
  • And, most importantly, AMAZING children just waiting to meet you.

How to apply

If you would like an informal discussion with the Catering Lead, please contact Dee Formby at dee.formby@reach2.org or telephone 07785 445305. 

Visits to the school are welcomed, please contact nicola.creed@bramptonacademy.org to arrange.

We hope you will take the time to find out more about our academy and experience our warm welcome.

For further details, please see the job description and person specification.

Start Date: ASAP

Closing Date:  14th Ocotber 2022
Interview Date: TBA

Please apply via Kent Teach.  CV’s will not be accepted without a completed application form.

Additional Information

Brampton Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Check with barred list and satisfactory written references.

The school and REAch2 Academy Trust reserves the right to appoint earlier if an exceptional candidate applies for the post, so early applications are strongly encouraged.

Information about the school

Brampton Primary Academy is a popular and successful two form entry primary school in Bexleyheath, rated Good; in all areas by Ofsted in December 2018.

At Brampton we aim to provide a safe, happy environment in which all children can thrive and learn effectively through a wide variety of experiences. Our pupils are well behaved and eager to achieve their full potential.

We are committed to developing our staff through high quality, personalised CPD opportunities and all staff receive weekly PPA time together with their year group partner.

The committed and highly qualified staff work extremely hard to provide a caring, happy, stimulating environment for pupils.

Visitors to the school comment on the warm welcome from the staff and the outstanding behaviour of our lovely children.

For further information about the school please visit the school website: www.bramptonacademy.org

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Nicola Creed
  • Address:Brampton Primary Academy, Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 4SL
  • Telephone: 020 8303 2873
  • Email: nicola.creed@bramptonacademy.org


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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.