Kitchen Assistant - Bridge House Independent School
Hours of Work: 8.30am-2.30pm (Monday to Friday)
(38 weeks term time plus 1 week staff training)
Reporting to: Business & HR Manager
As part of our on-going school development, we are seeking to appoint a kitchen assistant to work with our school cook in the preparation, cooking, setting up and serving of lunches, cleaning of kitchen and kitchen equipment.
The successful candidate would need to be adaptable and able to work on their own initiative.
Bridge House Independent School is graded as ‘Outstanding’ following our last OFSTED inspection. We are currently registered for 105 pupils between the Grantham Road campus, Carlton Road campus and Great Fen Road campus, ranging from KS2 to KS5. All of our pupils have found themselves outside of the mainstream school environment for one reason or another and deemed as vulnerable.
Have the right to work in the UK.
Be able to provide 2 child/vulnerable group based referees.
A current enhanced DBS Certificate or a willingness to complete one.
Driving license and use of own vehicle.
DBS: Bridge House is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Clearance through DBS.
The post-holder will assist the school cook with food preparation, cooking, serving meals and general kitchen duties including cleaning and dish washing.
Maintaining food handling and personal hygiene standards to ensure compliance with food hygiene regulations.
Transporting lunches between the three school campuses.
We are looking for someone who is:
Reliable and flexible
Self-motivated, organised and able to work using their own initiative
Friendly and approachable
Practical and able to cope with the physical demands of the role
Whole school duties and responsibilities
Comply with and assist with the development of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security, confidentiality and General Data Protection Regulation, reporting concerns to the appropriate person.
Contribute to the overall ethos/aims of the school.
To comply with school’s practice, policies and procedures.
Be responsible for the application of the Health and Safety practices within the school, sharing a common responsibility for Health and Safety within the school as a whole.
To work effectively as part of a team and carry out such other duties as may be designated that is commensurate with the responsibility of the post.
Standards and Quality Assurance·
Support the aims and ethos of the school.·
Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance.·
Be proactive in matters relating to health and safety·
Actively ensure the safeguarding and well-being of young people
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of nutritional needs of young people and the required quantity and type of food edible for young people. At least one year of experience with cooking and preparing menus.
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