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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    5 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£7,580.96 - £7,788.27 Annually (Actual) Pathway 1 Point 1-3, £7,580.96 - £7,788.27 per annum (£20,258 - £20,812) Pay award pending

Catering Assistant job summary

Catering Assistant

Contract:         Permanent, Part time

Hours:              16 hours per week, Term time only.   Monday- Thursday 11;15am to 2;30pm and Friday 11am - 2pm

Salary:              Pathway 1 Point 1-3, £7.580.96 - £7,788.27 per annum (£20,258 - £20,812) Pay award pending 

Site:                  Thomas Deacon Academy

Closing date:   05 Decembe r 2023

Start:                ASAP

Please note that the advert may close sooner than the above date if enough suitable applications are received before the closing date.

About TDET

Thomas Deacon Education Trust is a charitable organisation dedicated to raising educational outcomes across a range of primary and secondary phase schools and academies in the East Midlands.  As a multi-academy trust we strive to provide outstanding teaching and learning for all and an ethos and culture that encourages everyone to be the very best that they can be. 

We put learners, and their learning, at the heart of everything we do.

The Role

We are looking to appoint a  Catering Assistant to join the catering team at Thomas Deacon Academy.  The successful candidate will be committed to ensuring a high level of food preparation and service is maintained in line with expectations of the school and the Trust.

You will be responsible for ensuring a high level of cleanliness, food hygiene and health and safety are met and maintained. Most importantly, you will be the face of the academy’s kitchen, promoting a positive and friendly atmosphere and a warm welcome to all students, staff and visitors.

The Person

You will:

·        Have basic knowledge of food safety and hygiene and food preparation skills.

·        Have a basic level of cooking skills.

·        Be able to work both as part of a team and individually.

·        Be able to build relationships with young people and adults alike.

·        Have experience working in a fast-paced catering environment.

·        Have a basic knowledge of general kitchen duties within a busy school kitchen environment.

The Trust offers:

·        Excellent salary package.

·        Fantastic training/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.

·        Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust.

·        Use of Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).

·        Local Government Pension Scheme.

·        An engaging, creative and welcoming environment to learners who take pride in their school.

·        An inclusive and collaborative approach.

·        A talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the trust.

·        An actively supportive Local Governing Body and Trust leadership.

Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you have any questions regarding this post please contact the HR Team by e-mail hrteam@tdet.education.

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About Thomas Deacon Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 19
School size
2406 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19

School location

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