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Catering Assistant Catering - Full-time

St Anthony's School, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-7033-59S
  • Posted:10/01/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 2
  • Start Date:Jan 2019
  • App Close Date:18/01/2019 at 13:00
  • Interviews:January 25th


We are looking to appoint somebody who can assist our School Cook in the preparation and serving of our school meals.  We are very proud of the food that we offer to the children and staff; most food cooked fresh on the premises.  This position is to assist the cook in her daily tasks and to be on hand to help with any preparation, serving, cleaning, tidying, clearing up that is needed for the smooth running of the school kitchen. 

17.5 hours per week | Monday to Friday | Term Time only

As with other roles in the school, this post involves regular contact with children and staff and therefore the successful candidate needs to be able to relate well to children and adults alike. A sense of humour is a MUST, and a very flexible approach to work, fitting in and helping where needed and being willing to step in and cover for the cook in the event of absence.  Ideally, in applying for this post you will have:

  • High standards of work ethic and self-motivation
  • The ability to form positive relationships with children and adults
  • Some experience of working in a commercial kitchen and food preparation
  • Level 1 or 2 Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Awareness of and keen interest in healthy eating, nutritional information and food allergies
  • High standards of personal presentation, punctuality, professional standards & team work
  • Empathetic to social, emotional & physical needs of all children
  • Very good interpersonal and organisational skills

You will be expected to undertake all necessary training related to this role; as and when requested by the Headteacher.    

Starting salary will be on Kent Range  (KR2).  £6,095.16 (pro rata to FTE of £15,627)

Information about the school

St. Anthony’s is a designated KCC special school catering for primary and secondary pupils with an EHCP for SEMH and ASD. In reality, we meet a range of needs including social emotional, communication difficulties, autism and learning needs. To do this we place a great deal of emphasis on individual programmes within small group settings. Past Ofsted reports, parental feedback and other professionals agree that we are very successful with our pupils; our positive relationship with them reinforces this message.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.