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    3 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

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No, visa sponsorship not available

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What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A keen interest in food and cooking
  • Creativity and imagination for food presentation
  • A good attendance and punctuality record
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation
  • High expectations of self and professional standards
  • High standards of cleanliness and hygiene
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • The ability to maintain successful relationships with other colleagues
  • A willingness to work outside of the timetabled day where necessary (Open Evenings)
  • High levels of drive, energy and integrity
  • Confident, reliable and flexible
  • Able to maintain confidentiality where necessary
  • Committed to contributing to the wider school and its community
  • Capable of handling a demanding workload and successfully prioritising work
  • Demonstrate knowledge of nutritional requirements
  • Explain the importance of portion control
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to store and prepare food correctly
  • Show an understanding of how to check the quality of food following an order
  • Explain the principles of hygiene and cleanliness, and how these are maintained

What the school offers its staff

Through partnership to excellence, The Wensum Trust is committed to offering excellent professional opportunities and learning opportunities for its staff. The Wensum Trust is committed to the protection and safety of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references, an appropriate Enhanced DBS check and successful completion of a six month probationary period. The Wensum Trust warmly welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We value our staff and are committed to supporting their wellbeing. We have an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which all staff can access 24 hours a day. The EAP provides counselling services, legal information and guidance, musculoskeletal services and online resources such as nutrition diaries, healthy eating plans, personal coaching questionnaires and tools and fitness programmes.

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About Hellesdon High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1577 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Hellesdon High School and Sixth Form is an ambitious and caring school. We provide a great variety of academic, social and cultural opportunities designed to help our young people to enjoy, achieve and succeed in all aspects of their life. Learning is at the heart of all we do. Through high quality teaching, we ensure every student's talents and abilities are catered for, allowing them to not just excel academically but also to develop skills which allow them to become more independent in their learning, in preparation for life beyond school. Our school also has the benefit of being part of The Wensum Trust which, alongside its strategic partners, continues to offer new and exciting opportunities for our students in an ever-changing world.

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