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Catering Assistant - Part-time - Special Needs Position

Abbey Court , Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-7053-20S
  • Posted:23/07/2019
  • Pay:£18,426 - £21,166 pro rata
  • Start Date:tbc
  • App Close Date:30/08/2019 at 15:30
  • Interviews:tbc


“We grow people”


An outstanding school

(Ofsted July 2010, October 2012, September 2017)


We are currently looking for a…



Medway Scale, Grade D2    

£18,426 - £21,166 pro-rata (£9.55 - £10.97 per hour)



Abbey Court caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently located on 2 Strood sites; Nursery & Primary (Cliffe Road) and Secondary & Further Education (Rede Court Road). The Cliffe Road site is a purpose built premises which opened to pupils in April 2017.


The kitchen team take pride in the delivery of fresh and appetising food for both pupils and staff, and work to high standards following Health and Safety protocols at all times. These roles would suit somebody with a flexible and energetic approach who enjoys working as part of a committed and supportive team.


Working hours are 10 per week (11.30am to 1.30pm) term time only + 5 Staff Development Days + 5 cleaning days. Equipment, training and induction will be provided and a Level 2 qualification in Food Safety is preferred.


Due to the conditions and complex needs of the pupils at Abbey Court School, continuity and consistency of support is paramount and therefore candidates for all positions will need to commit to the full working hours of the post.


This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of appointment for post is subject to a satisfactory Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure.


For an application pack, please write to/telephone

(stating the role for which you are applying):

Mrs Linda Taylor, School Business Manager

Abbey Court School, Rede Court Road, Strood, Kent. ME2 3SP  

(01634 338236)


Please note CV’s will not be accepted.


Closing date: 30 August 2019

Information about the school

Abbey Court School provides a stimulating, challenging and safe learning environment where pupils and staff efforts, work and achievement are celebrated.

Abbey Court School caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently located in pleasant surroundings on 2 Strood sites; Cliffe Road (Nursery & Primary) and Rede Court Road (Secondary & Further Education). The Primary provision is located in a new purpose built facility.

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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.