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Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen Assistant


Monday - Friday 10am - 2pm £11.59 per hour

The governors of Abbotswood Primary School are seeking to appoint a Catering Assistant to join our school in September and support our dedicated and friendly catering team with food preparation, lunch service and clean up.


We are looking for someone who

  • Holds a Level 2 food hygiene certificate (desirable but not essential);
  • Has a good understanding of food handling, preparation and hygiene;
  • Has strong interpersonal and communication skills and is able to work with a variety of pupils and staff, and build good relationships;
  • Has excellent practical and organisational skills;
  • Is self-motivated dedicated and consistent, and takes pride in their work;
  • Has the ability to deal with new challenging situations;
  • Is a strong team player who can use their own initiative;
  • Is aware of health and safety requirements;
  • Can thrive working in a busy environment;
  • Has a positive and flexible attitude.

We can offer:

  • An excellent and friendly school to work in
  • A professional, positive and hard-working team
  • Opportunities for training


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people.  All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check.

Please complete a support staff application form and return to

Closing Date - 17th July 2024