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Food Technician - Part-time

St Augustine Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-4000-236S
  • Posted:18/05/2023
  • Pay:WAT Support Grade D pts 6-9 £15,252 - £16,104
  • Start Date:26th June 2023
  • App Close Date:04/06/2023 at 23:45
  • Interviews:Interviews shortly after the closing date


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Food Technology technician at St Augustine Academy in Maidstone.

Applicants should have a knowledge of working within a food environment / kitchen and have a working knowledge of Health and Safety. You will be enthusiastic about food and the catering in the home and within different professional settings. You must be competent in the use of kitchen appliances and be able to deal with face to face communications.

The successful applicant will be required to help out on a range of tasks, including, but not restricted to:

• To help prepare materials to facilitate demonstrations and practical lessons, clearing away and proper storage.

• Maintain a high standard of hygiene and safety in the department including cleaning and maintenance of food storage facilities, refrigerators, freezers, laundry, and other electrical equipment.

• Maintaining inventory, checking stock, and ordering including occasional shopping.

• Filing, photocopying and maintaining records.

• Any other reasonable request, as necessary to support the department.

• It would be advantageous if you have a first aid certificate or the willingness to train.

You will need to have the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently across a wide spectrum of people. You will need to be self-motivated, enthusiastic and have the aptitude and initiative to solve problems and plan your work load.

The hours are 30 hours a week, working 9am to 3.30pm ( with an unpaid break of 30 minutes) Monday to Friday, Term Time only.

Salary:- WAT Support Grade D pts 6-9 £15,252 - £16,104 (Full Time Equivalent £21,968 - £23,194)

Information about the school

St Augustine Academy is a small, caring, inclusive school committed to providing an education that allows every student to succeed and flourish in our Christian community, for all faiths and none. We believe the very purpose of school and education is to help young people grow and develop so that no door is closed to them in their lives.

We are an inspirational community, with high standards of discipline creating a disruption free learning environment. Our broad curriculum is exciting and knowledge-rich to engage, excite and challenge all students, regardless of their starting level. Our successful grammar stream adds further challenge and pace.

At St Augustine Academy we promote courage, compassion, and community as well as a desire to learn and achieve. These values are guided by our school motto, “Together with God we achieve.” We believe that the sum of all our parts is much greater than any individual part. We work with students, families, and our local community to bring about the best opportunities for all members of our academy.

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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 Education.