School Kitchen Assistant (part time)
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School Kitchen Assistant (part time)

Contact Information:
Location: High Peak
Salary: £8.91 per hour
Date Posted: 09/07/2021
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: permanent
Setting: High Peak
Job Description: No Qualifications

Kitchen Assistant: 27.5 hours per week 9.00am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday.

Kedleston Group Ltd is an independent organisation which owns and operates a group of schools/homes for children with a range of special educational needs. Kedleston’s vision is to become the most respected provider of specialist schooling in the country. We are committed to achieving this by investing in our people, practices and infrastructure.

High Peak School is a residential school providing 52 week provision for young people aged 7 to 18 years with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and we are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join us as a Kitchen and Cleaning Assistant. The role will be to prepare, cook and serve food under the direction of the School Chef in accordance with defined hygiene standards and to keep the kitchen and dining area clean. Also to support the Housekeeping team with cleaning when needed to support colleagues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the School Chef prepare, cook and serve food to meet the specifications as defined by the school. To include meeting the meal requirements of the staff and students and any special, emergency and function catering.
  • To work alongside any other domestic staff ensuring that the agreed standards and targets are maintained.
  • To meet all statutory requirements for Ofsted and Local Authority Hygiene inspections
  • To promote and participate in a positive approach to Health and Safety in the delivery of all High Peak School catering operations
  • Promote effective waste management within the dining room and kitchen.
  • Washing-up of all items used in the kitchen area and maintaining cooking and storage areas in a clean and tidy state in line with cleaning schedules.
  • Cleaning the dining area to a high standard
  • Storing safely all cleaning materials at the end of the duty period in the appropriate storage facility.
  • Participating in thorough ‘Spring Cleaning’ of allocated areas during School holidays.
  • Adhering to good health and hygiene practices.
  • Participating in arrangements for your induction, supervision, training and development.
  • Undertaking any qualifications deemed necessary by the Principal/ Registered Manager to fulfil the requirements of the post.

Person Specification:

  • Experience previously in a kitchen role
  • Hard working and flexible attitude
  • Organised approach

If you are hardworking, enthusiastic and have good attention to detail then we would love to hear from you

Kedleston Group Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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