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Kitchen Assistant - Part-time

Temple Hill Primary Academy, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2657-311S
  • Posted:11/06/2024
  • Pay:£22,071 FTE
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:25/06/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Temple Hill Primary Academy are looking for a hardworking, flexible member of staff to join their Catering Team as a Kitchen Assistant. 

The post will be for 15 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 38 weeks per year. You will be paid £22,071 Full time equivalent, actual pro rata salary of £7,565,85 per year.

Are you passionate about serving great food to young people? 

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

Reporting to the Chef Manager, you will play an essential part in ensuring our food service is the best that it can be, as you will be working in our kitchens providing extra support and covering absence.

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.

Our staff benefits package includes:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
  • Two family days
  • Half-day Christmas Shopping Leave 
  • Access to Local Government Pension scheme/Teachers’ Pensions
  • Eyecare vouchers through Specsavers
  • Annual Flu Jab offer for all staff
  • Employee Assistance Programme to support your wellbeing

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, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy and Wrotham Road Primary School.

Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Golden Thread Alliance values. Please visit the individual school website to find out more.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Stacy Wickes
  • Address:St Edmunds Road, Temple Hill, Longfield Road, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5ND
  • Telephone: 07552503395
  • 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.