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  • Start date details

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 July 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

£5,056.48 Annually (Actual)

Catering Assistant job summary

Grace College's kitchen is at the heart of daily school life, with our catering team producing hundreds of healthy, nutritious meals for students, staff and visitors every day, and catering for special events within the academic year.

We now have the opportunity to recruit a new member of staff to our catering team to help us deliver an even better service to the students and staff.

We are looking for a team member who:

  • has catering experience in a high quality, customer focused environment;
  • has a strong work ethic, high personal work standards and an attention to detail;
  • is able to work supportively as a member of a team in order to deliver the team’s objectives, with good interpersonal skills;
  • has a positive attitude and embraces change leading to improvement;
  • can cope with the physical demands of the role.

We have high expectations for our students as they grow and develop and all our staff provide important role models to them in terms of positive attitude, work ethic and diligence.

Further information is available in the job description and person specification.

Join us and in addition to working with committed and helpful colleagues, the Trust can offer access to the following benefits:

  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free parking
  • Employee centred and family friendly policies and practices that support you in and beyond the workplace
  • Enhanced sick pay, maternity leave and paternity leave (dependent on length of service)
  • Competitive holiday entitlement for support staff (minimum 25 days, plus bank 8 holidays per annum, pro-rated for part-time post-holders)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Funded eye tests and glasses for DSE users (subject to T/Cs)

Grace College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Where the post is engaged in regulated activity, and/or an opportunity for contact with children the position will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. In addition, as part of the shortlisting process, and in accordance with statutory guidance, we may carry out an online search (for publicly available material) to help identify any incidents or issues that have happened which we may want to explore with shortlisted applicants at interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

Grace College is committed to the safeguarding of children and all staff are expected to ensure that the College is a safe and secure environment for our students. All applicants are referred to the Safeguarding Statement which is to be found within the Policy section of the Grace College website.

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About Grace College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1231 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

As an 11-19 secondary school serving nearly 1,300 students in central Gateshead, we have a clear vision for excellence in character education, the examined curriculum and in service to our community, grounded in our Christian ethos. We are part of the Emmanuel Schools Foundation, which opens exceptional opportunities for knowledge sharing and career development. We have a clear model for school improvement to provide outstanding education for all students and are relentless in the pursuit of this goal. You will be central to delivering our strategy, as you transform both the school and our students’ futures.

We are committed to realising the potential of our students and staff alike. Our hope and expectation are that each person will be deeply valued as infinitely precious, challenged to grow in character and inspired by learning together to achieve their personal best in whatever they do.

Join us and you can expect to be nurtured, supported, and encouraged at every step of your career. We put staff professional learning and development front and centre of everything we do in our partnerships with outstanding regional and national organisations. Ultimately, we are looking for the school leaders of tomorrow who will contribute here at Grace College and across the Emmanuel Schools Foundation.

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