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Kitchen Preparation Assistant

Salary details: Salary range GS1 points 9 -10 (£17,173 – £17,391 per annum, full time equivalent. Actual salary payable £15,620 – £15,813 per annum). Appointment will be made at point 9. Actual hourly rate payable £8.90.

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Employer: Charities

The Grammar School at Leeds



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Reason for Vacancy: Permanent Appointment

Hours per Week: 37.5 per week, full time term time + 5 INSET days

Closing date: 23 August 2019 09:00 AM

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The Grammar School at Leeds
Alwoodley Gates, Leeds 17

Kitchen Preparation Assistant: Permanent

Hours 37.5 hours per week: 7.00am to 3.00pm, Monday to Friday, during term time, plus 5 INSET days. 30 minutes unpaid lunch break.

Salary: Salary range GS1 points 9 -10 (£17,173 – £17,391 per annum, full time equivalent. Actual salary payable £15,620 – £15,813 per annum). Appointment will be made at point 9. Actual hourly rate payable £8.90.

An enthusiastic and dedicated Kitchen Preparation Assistant is required to join the busy Catering department to help with the smooth running of the extensive catering service.

Our Catering team provide a high quality and extensive range of catering services including: a daily breakfast, lunch and after-school service for pupils and staff; refreshments for extra-curricular activities – sports teas; concerts, theatrical productions etc; catering support for external clients, including: conferences, wedding receptions, dinner dances and sporting events.

The successful candidate will be expected to play a full part in the running of this very busy catering department. Duties will include the preparation and presentation of all meals and services, the completion of appropriate food records, and ensuring adherence to statutory regulations pertaining to the safe and hygienic operation of the kitchen.

The successful candidate will be educated to Level 2 and have GSCE Maths and English (or equivalent). Though not essential, NVQ Level 1 in food preparation and Level 2 food hygiene and safety would be advantageous. The successful candidate will also have experience of working in a customer facing role and have the ability to communicate to all levels.

Catering staff need to be available to work some ad hoc days during the school holiday periods, such as events.

Full details of the post are shown in the job description and person specification on the school’s website. Application is by completion of the online GSAL application form. Please note that the interview will involve a practical skills test.

Closing date: 09:00 on Friday 23 August 2019
Interviews will be held on Thursday 29 August 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.

We are an equal opportunities employer, selecting employees solely on merit irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

The above post is not a Leeds City Council vacancy and has been advertised on behalf of the relevant organisation. To apply please follow their application instructions.

The Council does not screen, endorse or affiliate with this company and accept no liability for any loss or damage that may be caused as a result of your responding to this company’s recruitment advert. Any complaints relating to this company, its advertisement or recruitment processes must be directed to the organisation.