Kitchen Assistant

Littleover Community School, Derby, Derbyshire, DE23 4BZ

2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,264 (pro-rata)

Pay scale

Grade B

Kitchen Assistant job summary

Thank you for your recent enquiry regarding the above position. I would like to clarify that the advertised salary: Grade B SCP 4 £19,264 is for full-time and therefore the salary for the hours advertised, will be a proportion (pro-rata), of this. 

We are seeking to appoint a reliable and enthusiastic individual who is able to use their own initiative but also able to work well as part of a team. The person appointed will need to be flexible, well organised, and professional, and have the ability to communicate with staff and students at all levels. Duties include:

 1. To undertake the basic preparation of food and beverages including the preparation of vegetables and snacks and to provide support in the preparation, cooking and serving of food and beverages. 

2. The transferring and serving of meals. 

3. General kitchen and dining room duties including washing up, setting up and clearing away equipment and tables, cleaning of the kitchen and dining room surrounds and equipment to include all work surfaces, dining furniture, floors and walls.

4. To undertake Health & Safety and Food Hygiene Training as and when required. 

5. To represent the school in the most professional manner at all times to the wider community in accordance with the school ethos. 

6. To share the school’s commitment to safeguarding and child protection and be familiar with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and other relevant policies within the school, undertaking all necessary training.

 Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for more detailed information.

 Completed application forms, with supporting letter explaining why you feel you have the qualifications, experience and personal qualities required for this post, should be returned either by post to the school address or by email to: 

Please note, school will only contact successful candidates. 

Closing date for applications : Wednesday 5th October 2022 

Interview date to be confirmed. Information and application forms are available from the school website: 

Littleover is a diverse and highly successful comprehensive school, with consistently outstanding levels of attainment and progress across the curriculum. We are proud of our academic record, and of the pastoral care which maintains a feeling of community in a large and expanding school. 

Littleover Community School welcomes enquiries from everyone and values diversity in our workforce. The school actively promotes equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates, including those with criminal records. 

As an organisation assessing applicants’ suitability for positions which are included in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order using criminal record checks processed through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Littleover Community School complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly.

Littleover Community School undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a criminal record check on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed and can only ask an individual to provide details of convictions and cautions that they are legally entitled to know about. Where a DBS certificate at either standard or enhanced level can legally be requested (where the position is one that is included in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 as amended) and where appropriate Police Act Regulations (as amended), Littleover Community School can only ask an individual about convictions and cautions that are not protected.

Littleover Community School selects all candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates. Copies of our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, along with other school policies, are available on our website at: 

We would advise anyone applying for a position at LCS to read the above documents, along with the following Keeping Children Safe in Education document:

Using the application form

Information and application forms are available from the school website:

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Littleover Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1824 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01332 513219

Littleover Community School is a Derby City Council, 11-18 co-educational, comprehensive school. Our school is situated four miles to the south west of the centre of Derby, in pleasant, spacious grounds and has a proud academic and pastoral record. Many teachers, after thriving here and developing their skills, go on to posts of responsibility here or elsewhere. Others, happy to work in a school which values effective classroom teaching above all else, stay here and contribute hugely over the years.

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