are looking for a Kitchen Assistant to prepare services and equipment for the
service area for efficient and effective delivery of meals and catering. The
required candidate will work as part of a team preparing fresh, interesting and
nutritious school meals within budget, which meets the Government and the
School’s standards at all times.
School Kitchen is partnered with Chefs in Schools – the charity transforming
school food and food education.
are not likely to get bored working with us. You will be helping with the
preparation of carefully prepared meals at a specialist school for children
diagnosed with ASD. You will also be in charge of training sixth formers on
kitchen work placement. At Phoenix School, we run a two-week menu cycle and
update our food offer with the seasons. We run lunch service from three school
sites, catering for 514 Students aged 3-25 and Staff. You will be working with
an eclectic team of chefs, most of whom with a background in fine dining. We
work with top-end suppliers to ensure the best available produce for our
exciting range of recipes. Our production is done in a brand-new kitchen, with
plenty of top-end equipment and toys. At Phoenix School Kitchen, we are proud
of fostering a supportive and friendly working environment. There will always
be space for your thoughts and your ideas.
- Assisting with and/or organising snack or meal delivery to classrooms or
- Dishwashing including pots, pans, cutlery and crockery as required.
- Organisation of goods received: ensuring that stock deliveries are
- Keeping fridges and dry stores organised.
- Ensuring that waste is disposed of promptly and in the designated areas.
- Helping the kitchen porter with refilling paper, soap and cleaning
- Basic Food Preparation: Processing vegetables, condiments, filling up
sauce pots, preparing snack baskets and helping with the preparation of food
items for the salad bar.
- Assisting the Sous chef and CDPS with lunch service as required.
Cleaning: ensuring that your work areas are clean at
all times, using the designated cleaning chemicals appropriately, sweeping
floors and assisting the kitchen porter with the 7-day cleaning schedule.
The Governing Body of the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and staff. The Executive Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following all safeguarding guidance and regulations. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS clearance. All of the school's Safeguarding and Child Protection policies are available on the school's website. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.
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