Catering Assistant

Job Role:                   Catering Assistant

Contract Type:          Part time, permanent  

Salary:                        £11.79 per hour which equates to £4,154 per annum actual salary

Working Pattern:      Monday–Friday 1½  hours each day (7.5 hrs per week) Term Time Only

Required as soon as possible, South Stanley Junior School require a dedicated, self-motivated individual to assist the Catering Unit Manager in providing an effective and efficient catering service to our fantastic village school.

You will assist with food preparation, basic cooking tasks and service of meals to our wonderful children, whilst observing health and safety regulations.

You will be required to ensure high standards of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained and will assist with the setting up and returning dining furniture after lunchtime.

You should have good interpersonal skills and be able to respond to customers in a polite and helpful manner.

As this role is for 1 ½ hours per day, Monday-Friday during term-time – it is ideally suited to someone who lives locally.  The successful candidate will be committed to undertake training and development, commensurate with the role, as required.  This includes annual training in safeguarding.

Interested?  For more information about the role, please telephone Ruth Slavin, (Head of Catering Services) on 07780071711 or alternatively via email at

Application forms are available online at Stanley Learning Partnership Vacancies and should be returned preferably via email to: –    Hard copies are available from SLP Central office and should be returned to: Human Resources, SLP Central Office, Langley Park Primary School, Behind May Terrace, Langley Park, Durham, DH7 9XN.

Closing date for receipt of applications    Midday Wednesday 21st February 2024

Interviews will be held on                            Tuesday 27th February 2024

SLP has an absolute commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS. In line with the guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education, the Trust may carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

The Trust values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all representatives of the community.

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