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Catering Assistant

Catering Assistant 

Salary Scale NJC Grade 1/2, Salary Point 3 (£18,562) - Point 4 (£18,933)

39 weeks per year. Pro rata actual starting salary £7,705.89       

17.5 hours per week, term-time only (39 weeks per year)

10am to 2pm Monday to Friday (inc 30 min unpaid break)

Varndean School is looking for a reliable and hardworking Catering Assistant to work alongside our kitchen team following our canteen expansion. 

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.  

Reporting to the Catering manager and Head Chef, this is an important role in maintaining the School’s high hygiene and kitchen standards. We are looking for someone who works well in a team, who has a systematic approach to their work and who is able to follow established procedures. 

If you are interested in joining us, please complete the application form and send/e-mail it, with a covering letter, to Lynn Hill, Director of Finance & Operations, Varndean School. Email: The school reserves the right to interview suitable candidates in advance of this date if appropriate.  

The closing date is 9am on Friday 1st July 2022.

The school reserves the right to interview candidates in advance of this date if appropriate.

Varndean School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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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