General Kitchen Assistant Required - Birchanger Primary School

General Kitchen Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Birchanger C of E Primary School. You will be working for an award-winning contract caterer with a reputation for innovation and a background built on strong ethics and an ongoing commitment to improving school meals. You will: 

  • work closely with the Catering Manager to provide an inspiring school meals service
  • maintain the highest standards in food hygiene and health and safety
  • prepare fresh ingredients to create imaginative, appealing and nutritious meals
  • set up for service, serving children and staff in a friendly and professional manner, clear away and wash up
  • support the school’s ethos of healthy eating

You will be able to demonstrate skills in food preparation, team working, customer service, effective communication, working to deadlines and flexibility.

In brief, you will have:

  • experience in catering, or a demonstrable passion for - and knowledge of - food from cooking at home
  • experience of working as part of a team
  • a knowledge and understanding of food safety procedures
  • an understanding of nutrition

Salary £7.83 per hour

Term Time only

Hours will be 12.5 per week 

Candidates must be prepared to obtain an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) disclosure which is satisfactory to both Ashlyns and the school and be rechecked throughout their employment.All other safe guarding conditions including clearances for satisfactory references, medicals and right of work in the UK must be obtained


Interested candidates should make note of the following:

Closing date for receipt of applications is 9am on Monday, 1stOctober

Interviews TBC


Applications can be made on-line at

or an Application Pack can be requested from

Nikki Baines, HR Manager, Ashlyns Organics Ltd, Tel 01277 890821


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