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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 16 hours per week, worked over two days, between 7.00am and 3.00pm

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

Grade 2, £11.79 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appointment a Catering Supervisor to support our busy school canteen between 7.00am and 3.00pm two days per week. The successful applicant will assist with preparation, cooking and serving of food. The role will also involve cleaning and tidying of the kitchen and serving area. Please see the attached job description for further details.

You will work under the direct supervision of the School Catering Manager and Kitchen Supervisor as well as a small team of assistant cooks.

We require:

  • A team player who is happy to support different colleagues as required.
  • Someone who can demonstrate attention to detail and ability to follow instructions.
  • Knowledge of food hygiene and safety procedures.
  • Experience working in a school kitchen would be an advantage.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A friendly and supportive working environment.
  • The opportunity to build on existing skills and knowledge.
  • The possibility of overtime if desired.
  • A generous pension scheme.

Further details about the role

If you have any queries about the post please contact: Lou Thompson, Catering Manager, by calling the school number.

Please send a letter of application together with a completed application form to Mrs Anita Pullen, Headteacher’s PA (apullen@thomas-hardye.net) by the deadline.

You will be contacted only if you are shortlisted for interview.

Wessex MAT will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. In line with KCSIE guidance, this will be part of safer recruitment checks, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination, a person who will not be on the appointment panel will conduct the searches and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

Wessex MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS check and Children’s Barred List check. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Wessex MAT recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce and is committed to building a workforce which reflects diversity from the communities it serves. The Trust values the contributions from all staff from a wide range of different backgrounds and actively seeks to promote an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. The Trust supports fair promotion and cultural acceptance. Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010 Wessex MAT welcomes applications from everyone and operates a recruitment process which is fair and does not discriminate against or disadvantage anyone because of their age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

This role is UK- based and your right to work will need to be established as part of the appointment process.

The pro rata salary shown is based on the number of hours and weeks worked and includes appropriate paid annual leave and bank holiday entitlements. The salary quoted is the annual salary for the position at the time of advert. The salary will be paid in equal monthly instalments and will be adjusted at the start of employment and again if leaving part way through the school year to ensure the correct salary is received for the work completed in an academic year.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Thomas Hardye School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About The Thomas Hardye School

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
2080 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Phone number
01305 266064

We require an outstanding Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Co-ordinator to join a large team working to support students with additional needs at the Thomas Hardye School.

We can offer excellent working conditions, a supportive environment and plenty of opportunity for further development at one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. The superb facilities include an on-site nursery, a sports complex with company membership for staff.

Arranging a visit to The Thomas Hardye School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email apullen@thomas-hardye.net.

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