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Catering Assistant / Cleaning Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

Earlscliffe , Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-6138-44S
  • Posted:29/06/2020
  • Pay:8.37/hour plus holiday entitlement
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:17/07/2020 at 10:00
  • Interviews:To be arranged


We are looking to appoint additional members of staff to our Housekeeping and Catering Teams starting in September.

Our team of Catering Assistants as a whole are responsible for maintaining high standards of kitchen cleanliness as well as a high level catering service throughout the day.  High quality meals are provided at breakfast, lunch and dinner times with some formal dinner events throughout the year.  The role is mainly serving and clearing, ensuring all plates, cutlery and utensils are cleaned either by hand or dishwasher and generally supporting the chefs.  Some food preparation may also be required subject to experience.

This position also offers the opportunity for a dual role as we are also looking for someone to join our cleaning team.  Earlscliffe is a residential school and we provide high quality domestic services for our students' residential accommodation and the educational facilities seven days a week.  

This vacancy is also advertised under Cleaning Assistant to provide maximum exposure.  We could appoint a Cleaner and a Kitchen Assistant or someone who could fulfil both roles.  Please specify in your application which vacancy and hours you are applying for.

Both Job Descriptions are attached to each advertised vacancy for convenience.


Information about the school

Earlscliffe was founded as an independent, day and boarding, sixth form college in 2012 and recently joined the Dukes Education group of elite educational establishments.

Earlscliffe is fully co-educational, educating boys and girls from 15-19yrs and currently all of our students, except three day students, are full boarding and are accommodated within our five residences.

There are currently 116 students from over 30 nationalities in the school. There are approximately 30 teaching staff (p/t and f/t) and about 65 employees in total. We also operate Easter and Summer School courses throughout the vacation periods.

We offer a gold standard A-level programme in traditional subjects providing the best academic preparation for entry into the world's most competitive universities.

Earlscliffe offers a personalised education like no other college of its kind, drawing on the traditions and methods of Oxbridge colleges, top public schools, Ivy League universities and innovative best practice.

Since its opening in 2012, Earlscliffe has gone from strength to strength, having achieved ‘The Telegraph’ national ranking of No. 38 out of 4,303 schools teaching A-level. Visit www.earlscliffe.co.uk for more information.

We would be delighted to receive your application consisting of an introductory letter and the completed application form please. The application form is your opportunity to sell yourself so please provide a full description of your experience to date. Please explain any gaps in your employment history.

Applications consisting of just a CV may not be considered.

We have added a closing date to our vacancy but we do reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date to secure a candidate if necessary. You are advised to submit your application early to ensure your application is included in our shortlisting process.

Earlscliffe is committed to the safeguarding of our students. All staff undergo an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service as well as the Barred List prior to appointment. Any offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory DBS result, health check and of course, references, one of which must be from your current or most recent Headteacher/employer.

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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.