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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 October 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,012.00 - £24,408.00 Annually (FTE) Outer London Grade 2, Point 3 - 4 £24,012 - £24,804 FTE (This would be pro-rated for term time only, 20 hours a week)

Catering Assistant job summary

Lime Trust is a Mu lti Academy Trust formed of 8 schools over 10 locations across Peterborough and t he London Boroughs of Havering and Waltham Forest . We have grown to include four primary schools and four all-through special schools, with 2400 pupils and over 700 employees. In our academies we strive to ensure:  

  • Learners are safe and enjoy learning  

  • Everyone feels included, respected, and valued  

  • An ambitious curriculum develops our l earners for the challenges of life and adulthood  

  • Employee potential is recognised and invested in  


The Trust’s vision is to provide high quality education for pupils through school-to-school collaboration, Trust direction, high challenge and high support. Our values of Respect, Equity, Self-worth, Partnership, Enjoyment, Communication and Trust are core to all we do.  


We passionately believe in promoting the well-being of our teams and have a wide range of benefits and systems to support our staff , you can read more about this in the attached recruitment brochure .  


Overview of the role :  

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to assist the Cook in the day to day operation of the kitchen and provide students, staff and visitors with a pleasant meal experience which is value for money that meets the Lime Trust standard.

We are looking for an individual: 

  • To assist with or directly support the preparation, service of food and beverages this may include preparing vegetables, making salads, rolling out pastry and assisting with good food presentation;
  • To carry out simple cooking functions like frying, cooking vegetables and making custard;
  • To prepare the dining area for the service of food and/or beverages;
  • To convey food and beverages from the kitchen to the food service area having due regard to the health and safety of all;
  • To assist the Cook with any catering arrangements that may be required for visitors

This is a one year fixed term contract, 20 hours a week, term time only.

  • Job purpose  :

Th e po s th older will be part of our *school support function of the school.

  Visits to our schools are warmly welcomed. Please contact Helen Standen ,School Business Manager on Larkswoodschool@limetrust.org or call the school office on 0208 529 4979 to discuss the role further or to arrange a visit.  

  Applications will be reviewed as submitted and candidates could be called for interview prior to the closing date.  

  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check). References will be taken up before appointment.  

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Lime Academy Larkswood

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
686 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Lime Academy Larkswood is a three-form entry primary school in Chingford.  The age range of the pupils attending the setting is 3 to 11.

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