newCatering Assistant

Date Posted: 3 days ago
Salary: £5,616 - £5,650 a year
Nottingham NG11 9JQ

Job Description

Catering Assistant

Required from 4 October 2021

Part time 13 hours 45 minutes per week

Term time plus 3 days


Salary grade A point 1A-B ( FTE £17,842-£17941)

£5,619 - £5,650 ( actual salary per annum)

Whitegate Primary and Nursery School is looking for a motivated, energetic and organised individual to become part of the Catering team.

Main Responsibilities are:

  • Assist with the preparation of food to be served to the children and staff
  • Cleaning equipment and premises
  • Preparation of the dining room, including moving furniture, wiping tables and trays and setting up the counter
  • Serving food to staff and pupils
  • Washing up kitchen and dining equipment
  • Working within food hygiene regulations and Health and Safety

The successful candidate will be friendly, have good communication skills as well as the ability to adapt their approach to suit the needs and different personalities of the children. You will:

  • Be passionate about making a difference to every child.
  • Work well in a team
  • Have an adaptable and flexible approach to work
  • Be punctual and reliable

In return we offer:

  • A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven towards continuously raising standards.
  • a happy working environment with friendly and well-behaved children,
  • Excellent professional development opportunities through an extensive range of network groups and other Transform Trust initiatives
  • Calm and purposeful environments
  • Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community
  • Suitable training, including First Aid, where required.
  • Career opportunities as part of a successful Multi Academy Trust

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed Please contact the school office to arrange.

How to apply

Equality and diversity matters to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality.

Please complete the online application form which you will find on the Transform Trust website

Any questions or queries should be directed to Alison Davidson at Whitegate Primary and Nursery School, Middlefell way, Clifton. Nottingham Telephone: 0115 9152944

Closing date for applications : 9 am 22 September 2021

Shortlisting: 24 September 2021

Interview: 28 September 2021

Transform Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with over 6700 children in 19 Primary Schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Derbyshire. Joining us, you will be part of an ambitious and innovative organisation. We promote the autonomy and local nature of each of our schools and we are an enabling organisation rather than a directive one.

We believe education has the power to transform lives and communities. Our Vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for children.

We are strategic partners in Inspiring Leaders, Flying High Teaching School Hub, East Midlands Maths Hub and with Derby Research School.

We can offer you:

  • Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Applied, Transform’s unique and high regarded CPD service
  • Trust support networks
  • Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts
  • Annual staff survey to allow you to provide us with feedback on what it’s like to work for us
  • Annual children’s/staff awards which celebrates the successes and achievements of our children and staff

For more information about us please watch the Transform film at

All school roles are classed as regulated activity and as such, it is an offence to apply to for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children

Transform Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical, Enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance and completion of safeguarding children in education training

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