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We are recruiting an additional catering assistant to join our catering team from September 2021. We cater for three mealtime sessions each day, seven days per week throughout term time for our staff and students. In addition, we also provide catering services to staff and students during the Easter and Summer holidays for students attending our Easter and Summer Schools.
The required shift pattern is as follows:
Week 1 - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday - 5.30pm - 7.30pm (10 hours/week)
Week 2 - Monday 11am - 7.30pm, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - 5.30pm - 7.30pm (14.5 hours/week)
and then repeating throughout term time. There could be some negotiation with these times.
Hours during Easter and Summer School periods will be less than those quoted above.
Food preparation• Assist in the preparation and presentation of food.• Prepare all food items within agreed cooking methods and portion controls.• Implement and maintain the School’s food standards, and work with the Head chef and Sous Chef toimprove where possible.• Ensure the food safety of students with particular and special dietary requirements.Health and safety• Ensure correct use of materials and equipment, and ensure walking areas are kept clean and tidy.• Maintain highest levels of cleanliness and hygiene within the kitchen area and ensure that the cleaningschedule is completed on a daily basis.• Carry out a deep clean as directed by your line manager.• Ensure compliance with the School’s Health & Safety policy, COSHH regulations and all statutory healthand safety requirements, and ensure that these are observed by all members of staff and visitors.• Report immediately any machinery faults to the Head Chef/Sous Chef• Co-operate with the employer on all issues relating to health, safety and welfare.• Maintain a high standard of personal cleanliness and hygiene.Food Service• Serve staff, students and visitors at service time to the required standard and promote a warm, friendlyatmosphere.• Supervise and look after students in the dining room ensuring good order and discipline in accordancewith School policies.
General• Assist in the production and service of special functions, as required.• Attend meetings and training courses as may be required for personal and professional• development.• Undertake such other work as may be requested by the Head Chef up to or at a level consistent with theprincipal duties and responsibilities of the role.
We can provide basic food hygiene training for the right candidate.
Our catering facilities are excellent and we provide very good quality, well presented, nutritious food, and you will be joining a very friendly team on a flexible shift system.
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 107 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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