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Kitchen Assistant - Part-time

Fleetdown Primary Academy, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5229-171S
  • Posted:09/04/2024
  • Pay:£22,071 FTE
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:17/04/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Are you passionate about serving great food to young people?

If so, come and join Fleetdown Primary Academy as one of our Kitchen Assistants.

The role is for 17.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year, term time only. The salary is £22,071 full time equivalent, pro-rata to an actual annual salary of £8,826.83  

Reporting to the Catering Manager, you will play an essential part in ensuring our food service is the best that it can be.

You will need to be flexible and adaptable, and your duties will be varied, including basic food preparation, serving pupils and staff, and of course washing up and helping to keep the kitchen clean, tidy and safe. 

As a very important member of our team, you will be expected to undertake training, which you will be paid for, and we will provide you with uniform.  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 for your hard work and dedication, we are able to offer you a range of benefits, including:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
  • Family friendly/sociable working hours and a work-life balance
  • Access to Local Government Pension scheme
  • Eyecare vouchers through Specsavers


The Golden Thread Alliance 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. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

Early applications are encouraged and The Golden Thread Alliance reserves the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Information about the school

The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Culverstone Green Primary School, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infant School, Riverview Junior School, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy and Wrotham Road Primary.

Each primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to values of Respect, Equality, Courage, Integrity, Ambition and Kindness. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Stacy Wickes
  • Address:Fleetdown Primary Academy, Lunedale Road, Dartford, Kent, DA2 6JX
  • Telephone: 07552 503395
  • Email: HR@golden-thread.org


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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.