Catering Assistants (2 posts)

Catering Assistants (2 posts) – 22.5 hours per week, 9.30am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday, term time only (39 weeks). Grade A – Step 1 - Full Time Equivalent Salary £17,842, Actual Salary £9,280.68.

Do you need working hours to fit around your family? Are you hard working? Are you a happy positive person who would love to work with a likeminded team?

Working under the direction of the Catering Manager to help prepare, cook and serve food and drink to students and staff. In addition, you will be required to prepare and dismantle eating areas and carry out cleaning duties whilst maintaining high quality standards of health, hygiene and safety. The successful candidate will ideally have the Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate, although training is available if necessary.

For an insight into the variety of food we provide please take a look at our Instagram page @wilderns_kitchen

Applicants successfully shortlisted will be expected to complete a working interview as part of the interview process.

Benefits of working for our trust include:
• Enrolment in one of the UK’s Largest public sector pension schemes
• A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
• A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
• Friendly and sociable colleagues
• Staff membership rates to our modern Leisure Centre at Wildern School
• Good transport links
• Free on-site car park

Application Procedure:
Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV’s will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

Wildern Academy Trust application forms can be downloaded from the links below. Applications can be e-mailed to or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Friday 1st October 2021.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks.

Draft Job Desc - Catering Assistant Sep 21
Application Instructions (Support) Jan 21
Application Form Support Sept 2021