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Catering Assistant

St Cuthbert Mayne SchoolTorbay

Catholic Diocese of Plymouth and Anglican Diocese of Exeter

St Cuthbert Mayne School

Joint Roman Catholic and Church of England School

Trumlands Road, Torquay, TQ1 4RN

Tel: 01803 328725

Catering Assistant

Required from January 2022

Grade A  (Actual Salary - £6,367.06 )

16  hours per week, 38 weeks per year  

10.30 am – 2:00 pm to include a 15 minute unpaid break on 4 days a week 

and 10.30 am - 1.45 pm on one day a week to include a 15 minute break. 

This is a permanent support staff post 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and resilient Catering Assistant, who can build positive relationships with our staff and students.  You will be part of our friendly team; ensuring school children eat a tasty and healthy meal each day.  As a Catering Assistant you will deliver a service from the external Kiosk to students and staff.  This will run during morning and lunchtime breaks.  Preparation of all stock in relation to the Kiosk sales.  Rotation of all stock and control of stock levels, making the manager aware of stock needs.  

About our School:

St Cuthbert Mayne School is a Joint Roman Catholic & Church of England School that welcomes all students from across Torbay and South Devon, regardless of their faith background. Our school community is made up of students and staff from Christian and non-Christian backgrounds, who are respectful of our Christian ethos. 

There are currently over 920 students on roll, including 125 students in the Sixth Form. The teaching accommodation is of mixed age but well-resourced and maintained. Our exciting £3.6 million building project has now started, which will significantly improve the facilities for students and staff in our school. 

It is an exciting time to join the school as we have started the next phase of our journey to provide an outstanding, inspirational and challenging education for all students.  We have a relentless focus to ensure that our children get access to the best possible teaching through a vibrant and engaging curriculum, so that they live life to the full both now and in the future. This will be a challenging but very rewarding post.  The school is committed to developing all its staff through regular coaching and a wide range of professional development opportunities through the Southwest Institute for Teaching (SWIFT) . If you are passionate about making a difference to the life, chances of our children then we would love to hear from you. 

The school was last inspected by Ofsted in November 2016 and was graded as Good in every area.  The statutory inspection of Anglican/Catholic Schools was also conducted in November and graded the school Good in all areas. Both reports can be found on the school website

A Job Information Pack together with a person specification can be found on our website. 

Application Process:  

You are asked to complete and include the following:

1. Application Form - This can be found on our website at 

2. Letter of Application/Supporting Statement to be included within the application form.

Please do not submit your CV.  As a school, we are committed to safer recruitment and as such can only accept applications that are on the school’s application form.    Please complete all sections of the form in full.  

Closing date:  Monday 13th December 2021 at 10am 

Interview date:  Thursday 16th December 2021 

St Cuthbert Mayne School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check and references will be taken for all shortlisted candidates.

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