Catering Assistant, Cook and Deputy Chef/ Catering Manager (3 posts)

Post 1 - Catering Assistant – minimum 12.5 hours per week, 12pm to 2.30pm Monday to Friday, term time only (39 weeks). Grade A – Step 1 - Full Time Equivalent Salary £17,364, Actual Salary £5,017.32.

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? If so we are looking someone to join our team in a busy kitchen within a large secondary school. No experience required. As a minimum we require someone to work the hours detailed above but for the right applicant there is the potential to start earlier in the morning and work more hours each day.

Post 2 - Cook – 35 hours per week, 8am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday, term time only (39 weeks). Starting salary Grade B – Step 1 - Full Time Equivalent Salary £18,065, Actual Salary £14,616.60 (progressing to Grade C – Step 1 Full Time Equivalent Salary £18,426, Actual Salary £14,908.68 in September 2020).

Are you a happy positive person who would love to work with a likeminded team? If so we are looking someone to join our team in a busy kitchen within a large secondary school working alongside the current postholder in preparation for their retirement. Baking experience desirable.

Post 3 - Deputy Chef/ Catering Manager – Full time, exact working days/times may be negotiable for the right candidate. Actual starting salary Grade D – Step 1 - £20,830 (progressing to Grade E – Step 1 - £25,833 as the Trust expands to three schools).

We are looking for an experienced individual to join our team in a busy kitchen in a large secondary school. This post will initially be based at Wildern School and will move to our new secondary school when it opens (anticipated September 2021).

All posts will work under the direction of the Chef/ Catering Manager helping 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 candidates will ideally have the Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate, although training is available if necessary.

For all posts 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 on-site Leisure Centre
• Good transport links
• Free on-site car park

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 hr@wildern.org or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

Closing Date: Midday Monday 25th November 2019

Please note, we reserve the right to close vacancies early if we receive applications that meet the criteria, therefore you are strongly advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

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 Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Draft Job Description - Catering Assistant
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Draft Job Description - Cook
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Draft Job Description - Deputy Chef-Catering Manag
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