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We currently have one vacancy at the secondary academy  (scroll down for more information)



Fixed Term Catering Assistant (September 2017 to July 2018) 
We are looking to appoint a Catering Assistant with effect from September 2017 to join “Parkes” our in-house Catering department.  Our catering team prepares food for both the Secondary School and our Primary School.  

Duties involved with this vacancy may include: 

  • Handling/preparing food;
  • Assisting in setting up the service counters for lunch;
  • Serving meals to students and or using the tills;
  • Cleaning duties in the servery, dining halls and kitchen areas. 

The role is based in our Secondary School in Broad Street, Cuckfield where the successful candidate will report for work daily. 

This is a part time, term time only fixed term contract for 17½ hours per week Monday to Friday 10.45pm–2.15pm daily (3½ hours per day).  The salary scale for this post is WPAT Grade 1/2 Point 10 and the hourly rate is currently £8.00 per hour.  

If you are interested in applying for this post please download an application pack (see below) including an application form and where possible return your completed form by email to admin@wardenpark.co.uk.  For further information please email, Roseanne Gainsford rgainsford@wardenpark.co.uk.  (Please note Mrs Gainsford will be monitoring her emails during the summer holiday period with the exception of 10 to 23 August and will get back to you as soon as possible).

Warden Park Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant pre-employment checks. 

Closing Date:  10 am on Friday 1 September 2017  

Interviews will be held on Monday 4 September 2017

Support Staff Application Form

Catering Assistant Job Description and Person Specification

Warden Park Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to the equality of opportunity and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed along with other relevant employment checks.