Kitchen Assistant (Term Time only) The King Alfred Secondary School

To perform a variety of manual tasks associated with food production, service and cleaning within the school kitchen and associated areas.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 hours per week - Monday - Friday *This role is term time only*

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    29 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  1. Carry out food safety monitoring checks at ‘goods in’ point and complete appropriate monitoring documentation as directed by the Catering Manager or Deputy.
  2. Prepare sandwiches, snacks and other food and salad items in readiness for the required service period.
  3. Support the Catering Manager in their daily tasks.
  4. Prepare dining and service areas in readiness for the required service period, including replenishing food merchandising display areas, food and drink dispensers, crockery, cutlery and associated service items as required.
  5. Serve menu items during required service period.
  6. Operate the cash till during the required service period.
  7. Complete cleaning tasks as per the cleaning schedule and as instructed by the Catering Manager or Deputy.
  8. To attend meetings and training courses as required by the Catering Manager.
  9. To assist with any special tasks or projects considered necessary to the development of the School Catering Service.
  10. To participate in and support special functions as required by the School.
  11. To be available, if required, during School holidays, by prior arrangement, to cover the preparation and production of additional meals.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Puncutality
  • Desire to learn
  • Happy to be part of a team

Personal qualities

  • An interest in catering
  • Good communication skills


Qualifications required

A - C GCSE in Maths and English or equivalent.

Future prospects

Permanent position at the end of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

The job involves working within a busy kitchen environment involving lifting, moving and carrying catering equipment. You will only be working for 38 weeks of the year so the duration of the Apprenticeship has been extended.

About the employer

We are a mixed secondary comprehensive school with 1233 students serving the towns of Burnham on Sea, Highbridge and the surrounding villages.


The King Alfred Secondary School



Burnham Road



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Training provider

Hospitality Team Member Level 2

Functional skills in Maths, English

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality > Hospitality Team Member

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Weston College


Jane Deane 0934 411594

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017