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Catering Assistant 4 hours per day,10am to 2pm 39 weeks per year

Catering Assistant 

4 hours per day,10am to 2pm 39 weeks per year

The post is for 20 hrs a week, school term time only.. Salary is NJC Scale 2, point 12, £17,173 pro rata. Actual starting salary £7,855 (pay award pending).

Varndean School’s Catering Dept are renowned across the city as leading the way in the delivery of exciting, innovative and healthy food to our vibrant and hungry students. Our “Fresh Local Food Policy” is the foundation of our success, coupled with a desire to allow our students to explore food and tastes from a global platter.

We require a Catering Assistant to join our team between the peak lunchtime period of 10.00am and 2.00pm daily.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills. The role will include basic food preparation such as baking cakes, making sandwiches and salads, washing up, general cleaning duties, setting up the Deli Bar area and serving customers in a polite, friendly and professional manner.  Full training will be given.

If you are interested in joining us, please complete the application form and send or e-mail it, with a covering letter, to Hilary Goldsmith, Director of Finance & Operations, Varndean School. Email:   The closing date for applications is 7.00am on Monday 26th November, with interviews later that week.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.  

The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check. The school welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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