4 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 4pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£11.50 Hourly

Casual Food Preparation Assistant job summary

Casual Food Preparation Assistant

Hours of work: By negotiation and agreement during term time. Typically, a session would be any time between 7.30am – 3pm

Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy is an exciting and dynamic place to work. We are an oversubscribed secondary academy with over 1400 students on roll at Key Stages 3-5. Our core drivers of Outcomes, Values and Choices are at the heart of our daily actions and interactions and we pride ourselves on building strong relationships based on mutual respect, at all levels.

We are looking to recruit a Casual Food Preparation Assistant to:

Provide support to the Catering Manager, Deputy Catering Manager and Cook in ensuring the day to day provision of quality catering services within the academy, in an efficient, safe and hygienic manner

  • Undertake the basic preparation of food maintaining a high standard of hygiene at all times
  • Undertake the preparation of the dining room
  • Undertake the serving of meals and waiting at tables as and when required
  • Undertake general cleaning duties within the academy where appropriate, in a safe and efficient manner including: general tidying, sweeping and mopping of floors, cleaning of gullies, ovens, floors, boilers, hot cupboards, sinks, toilets, sluices, servery, dining room and tables. General laundry
  • Undertake till duties as required
  • Operate and store all equipment and cleaning materials in a safe, efficient and economical manner
  • Promote and comply with the academy’s Equal Opportunities Policy at all times, treating all students and staff in a fair and equal manner giving consideration to individual’s cultural values
  • Observe and comply with all Health, Safety and Fire regulations and procedures as laid down in the Health and Safety at Work Act and Academy Policies at all times

As part of your wider duties and responsibilities, you are required to promote and actively support the Academy’s responsibilities towards safeguarding.

Please see the attached job description and person specification for further details.

The deadline for applications is 4pm on Friday 21st June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Ormiston Academies Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Flexible working opportunities will be considered.

All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, which provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions, can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

The academy’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy can be found here: Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy

Commitment to safeguarding

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The academy’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy can be found on the academy website.

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About Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1383 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy is an exciting and dynamic place to work. We are an oversubscribed secondary academy with over 1400 students on roll at Key Stages 3-5. Our core drivers of Outcomes, Values and Choices are at the heart of our daily actions and interactions and we pride ourselves on building strong relationships based on mutual respect, at all levels.

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