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Kitchen Assistant Apprenticeship Booker Park School

Are you looking to start a career based on your passion for cooking? The Vale Federation are looking for a conscientious and diligent Kitchen Apprentice, someone who has excellent communication skills, high standards of personal, food and kitchen hygiene and who has the energy to thrive in a busy hub kitchen.

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Closing date: 20 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 7.30am to 13.45pm Term time only 15 minutes unpaid break per day

    Total hours per week: 22.5

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Prepare and dish up Salad
  • Prepare Packed Lunches
  • Prepare Staff Meals 
  • Pack Trolleys
  • Prepare Buffets
  • Cleaning work area and dishes
  • Portion Bread
  • Serving food at lunchtime
  • Cleaning Kitchen
  • Preparation for the following day
  • Assisting others where needed

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

On the job training with our Head Chef and other kitchen staff together with off the job training provided by Bucks College Group in Aylesbury.

You will be working towards achieving Level 2 Apprentice Standard Production Chef.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A permanent position

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Physical fitness, Keen interest in food, A practical mind, Simple food and beverage prep, Cooking simple food & beverage, Good timekeeping skills, Remain calm under pressure


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential
Other Basic Food Hygiene (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

This opportunity will give you the chance to develop your knowledge and skills whilst completing a Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard Production Chef qualification.

About the employer

Booker Park is a primary school catering for pupils with special educational needs.


Booker Park School


Stoke Leys Close


HP21 9ET

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Training provider



Sue Haywood

01296 427221

Apprenticeship standard

Production chef

Level 2 (GCSE)

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