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Catering Assistant

The Crestwood School
Kingswinford, West Midlands
Grade 2 SCP FTE £20,812 (pay award pending) Actual Annual Salary £5,913 - £6,047 pay award pending
Closing date
24 Nov 2023

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Part time permanent
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Part Time

Vacancy: Catering Assistant

Permanent, 12.5 hours per week

Grade 2 SCP FTE £20,812 (pay award pending)

Actual Annual Salary £5,913 - £6,047 (pay award pending)

We are a Multi Academy Trust comprising of six secondary schools and one primary school with over 750 employees and over 5,500 students, based in Dudley, West Midlands.

We are looking to appoint an experienced catering assistant to join our catering team and help with the preparation and service of food and the cleaning of premises and equipment.

You will need to be;

·        To be physically fit

·        To be reliable, punctual and have excellent attendance

·        Possess a flexible and adaptable approach to working patterns and job task

·        Observe safe working practices in carrying out the required duties.

·        Team player, personable, emotionally intelligent with a sense of humour


Catering experience and knowledge of working in a school or education setting and food hygiene would be desirable but is not essential, as full training will be given

Please see attached job description for more details.

Closing Date: Friday 24th November 2023, 12 noon

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Please contact Anthea Southall at if you would like more information regarding the role.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, as a part of our recruitment process, we will carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates to identify any comment, image or other content that could cause reputational damage to the trust and/or give rise to a safeguarding concern. If we discover anything during our searches this will be passed onto the recruitment manager and discussed during interview.

We are deeply committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and expect all Staff and Volunteers to share this commitment. All necessary Safeguarding checks will be undertaken which must have satisfactory outcomes, otherwise the conditional job offer may be withdrawn. Details of the checks that will be undertake can be found at: Keeping Children Safe in Education, 2023 – KCSIE 2023

This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

Positions at the school are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to a post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). DBS Filtering guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website.

As a Trust we are committed to ensuring that throughout our recruitment and selection process, no applicant will be disadvantaged or discriminated against because of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

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