Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.
Job Title: Catering Assistant
Location: Thrapston Primary Academy
Salary: Grade 1, Point 1 , full time equivalent (FTE) £22,400, pro rata - £7,801.00
Hours per week / Weeks per year: 15hrs per week / 39 weeks per year
About this Role
We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a Catering Assistant who is responsible for the catering provision at Thrapston Primary School to deliver a quality service and to ensure that all pupils and staff are served excellent meals working within our high food standards. The successful candidate will assist in the preparation, cooking and serving of feed and beverages, as directed by senior staff.
As a member of staff at Thrapston Primary School, we can offer you the following:
- Opportunities for continued professional development and access to the BWT Teaching School.
- The support of a cohesive and committed team of teachers who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations
- A freshly prepared hot or cold lunch each day
- Access to the latest technology throughout the school.
- Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Car Scheme and Bike2Work
About Thrapston Primary School
Thrapston Primary School, located in the heart of Thrapston Town, strives to inspire and enable every child to shape their world. We are very proud of our children and keep them at the heart of what we do, in line with our school values:
We are proud to be rated OFSTED good in September 2022, in all areas, with the particular comment ‘Thrapston Primary School is a happy school. Pupils feel safe. Staff and pupils are welcoming.’
We are proud to be part of Brooke Weston Trust, as of October 2023. We believe being part of the trust family will open many doors for our school and enable us to deliver our vision of inspiring and enabling every child to shape their world.
About Brooke Weston Trust
Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.
Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.
We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.
To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.
Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check. In line with safer recruitment requirements, individuals shortlisted for a role in school will have online checks conducted on their name across social media platforms and google.
A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection
The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020
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