42 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 August 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 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

£22,400.00 Annually (Actual)

Catering Assistant job summary

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.

About the Role

Job Title: Catering Assistant

Location: Thomas Clarkson Academy, Wisbech

Salary: BWT Grade 1, Point 1 - £22,400 per annum FTE - £14,301.83 per annum pro rata

Hours per Week/Weeks per Year: 27.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year - 8am to 2pm Monday to Friday with a 30 minute unpaid break

About the Catering Assistant Role

We have the opportunity to appoint a Catering Assistants to join our Secondary catering team. Our catering team provide fresh hot and cold food to students and staff across four schools within the Brooke Weston Trust across Corby and Kettering. You will assist with all aspects of food preparation, food service, kitchen and canteen hygiene and teaching opportunities with students in a busy and demanding environment. The ideal candidate may already have experience working in a school catering environment; however it is essential that any candidate will share our vision to provide an enjoyable and safe environment during lunch times and dismiss the age-old notion that school dinners are bad! Travel between sites may also be required. Job includes cleaning theatre during lunchbreak, other kitchen duties as required.

As a member of staff at Thomas Clarkson Academy, we can offer you the following:

  • Enhanced salaries and rapid promotional prospects
  • 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 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 Centre for Professional Development, 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

Safer Recruitment

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

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)
medical
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 Thomas Clarkson Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1393 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Thomas Clarkson Academy serves the needs of our 1,300 students, their families and the local community as an increasingly successful, vibrant, welcoming and inclusive, non-selective 11-18 academy. Our motto is ‘Transform, Challenge, Ambition’ and we aim to provide our students with the best opportunities to achieve the academic qualifications and skills to progress to university or the career of their choice. We want our students to realise their potential.

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