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Catering Assistant

The Richmond upon Thames SchoolRichmond upon Thames

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Catering Assistant to join our team to prepare and serve meals to students, staff and visitors  in our busy school kitchen.

You will need to enjoy being part of a team and be able to cope in a fast paced environment. Most of the role is customer facing, so attention to detail and excellent customer service skills are a prerequisite. 

As a Catering assistant you will work with the Chef Manager/Supervisor with preparing and serving meals to our students, staff and visitors. You will assist with preparation of the food in the kitchen, pot washing, serving at the counter and keeping all areas clean and tidy. 

The role will be working directly for the school, not via a contract caterer.

This post is a hands-on role and benefits include:  

  • a generous salary,   
  • Monday to Friday sensible hours, term time contract,   
  • additional paid holiday weeks,   
  • generous local government pension scheme,  
  • sick pay,   
  • access to a private medical scheme,  
  • meals on duty; and   
  • the chance to be part of a new and forward-thinking Catering Team.

RTS is an 11-16 mixed school with an open admissions criteria. The school is co-located with Clarendon School, Capella House, Richmond upon Thames College, and site neighbours Harlequins, on the Richmond Education and Enterprise Campus ( 

The Richmond upon Thames School Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS check and to disclose any information relevant to Disqualification by Association.

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