General Assistant - Kitchen

Allens Croft Primary School are currently recruiting two General Assistants for the kitchen. Closing date is 29th April 2019 at 12:00:

PAY SCALE: Grade 1

 Job Purpose:

  •  To work under the control and direction of the Catering Supervisor assisting with the preparation, cooking, serving and general kitchen cleaning.


  • To assist with the basic preparation of food and refreshments, which may include some cooking.
  •  To assist with the care, cleaning, and maintenance cleaning of all equipment in use in the kitchen as required.
  • To prepare the dining room for lunch service, including laying of tables if required.
  • To erect and dismantle dining room furniture where necessary.
  • To serve meals and refreshments in line with school requirements.
  • To assist with the washing up of all kitchen items.
  • To assist with the general daily cleaning of the kitchen and associated areas.
  • To maintain the agreed standard of dress and appearance. 
  • To promote the policies and procedures of the school at all times.
  • Such other duties as may be commensurate with the grade and nature of the post.

  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • To work in a safe manner at all times having due regard for others and food safety and health and safety legislation.
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities for all. 
  • Contribute to the overall ethos and aims of the school.
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals.
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required.
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.