Full Time (in term time)

Closing Date

17 November 2023 9:00 am

Start Date

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Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week, plus Saturdays on a flexible shift rota. This is a term time only role, 39 weeks a year.

The School is seeking to appoint a friendly, efficient and committed individual to join our existing catering team in providing excellent food, drink, and events service for our pupils and parents. The Head Food Service Assistant will be an experienced Food Service Assistant / Catering Assistant with excellent customer service skills. The Head Food Service Assistant will support the Catering Department in managing a team of FSAs, working with them and ensuring that all routines are carried out to a high standard.  The postholder will assist the Front of House Manager with the smooth running of the dining hall during meal times. Training will be provided.

This is a fantastic role if you are interested in fresh food operations but would like to enjoy an excellent work-life balance, with daytime shifts or early evening finish and very little weekend work!

The current prorated salary is £23,415 depending on experience, which includes an annual pay review on 1 September each year.

We offer a comprehensive induction and training programme for all levels of staff with the opportunity to progress within the team. As well as, competitive remuneration package and pension scheme, free meals are provided on duty, along with generous holiday entitlement and well-equipped facilities.  Uniforms are provided. Free on-site parking available and close proximity to local train station and bus links.

Closing date: Friday 17 November

We reserve the right to appoint before the closing date and therefore invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

Download details below

Candidate Brief – Head Food Service Assistant Nov 2023

To apply please click apply online above, or alternatively download and complete the following forms, and return them, with a letter supporting your application, by email to; you may wish to attach a CV.

Application for Employment – Support Staff

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Reg Charity No: 312064

St John’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. The School may carry out online searches on shortlisted candidates and all applications will be required to provide details of their online profile, including social media accounts, as part of their application.

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