Kitchen Assistant (Maternity Cover), Essex

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

St Helena SchoolEssex

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Band 1 Point 1 (Actual Salary £7,974)
Contract term: Maternity Cover



Pay Range: Local Government Band 1 Point 1 - (Actual Salary £7,974)

Start Date: ASAP

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and practical Kitchen Assistant to join our well-established and successful team. 

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

• The preparation and simple cooking of food and beverages

• Serving customers at the counter/hatch or from a trolley or kiosk, as required

• To undertake all aspects of cleaning equipment (light and heavy), walls (up to 6ft), floors, fixtures and fittings, cooking utensils, cutlery, glassware etc, as directed

• To maintain a high standard of personal and general cleanliness and hygiene to comply with statutory and school regulations

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

We're looking for you if you have:

• Previous catering experience

• A flexible and pro-active approach to your work

• A sound knowledge of Food Hygiene, Health & Safety and safe working practices

Why work for The Sigma Trust, St Helena School? 

We can offer you:

• A Competitive Salary

• Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish 

• Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

• Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme

This post is 20 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term Time, plus Non-pupil days), however, we are willing to consider applications from people who are able to work fewer hours per week.

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website

To Apply

To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/this website and return it to quoting reference 146 . Please read the Notes for Applicants document attached.

Closing date:  Midnight, Wednesday 18th September 2019. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about St Helena School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3LE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1206 572253
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My name is Fiona Pierson and I am privileged to be the Headteacher of St Helena School, On behalf of the staff and the Trust I would like to thank you for your interest in our school.

My team and I are united in our belief that education matters and ...