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Catering Assistant

Term time only, Variable hours, casual. Starting Date: September 2024. Salary: Grade 1 point 2 – £12.30 per hour. 4 hours per day. 

We are looking to appoint an additional catering assistant to join our existing team providing outstanding catering service for school meals.  St Joseph’s College is committed to the wellbeing of pupils providing fresh and nutritious food.  This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a busy environment, delivers excellent customer service and is able to support team members.  The main area of work will be working in a team on the automatic dishwashers.  The work is 4 hours per day, Monday to Friday with some inset days as agreed with the Catering Manager.

Candidates should:

  • Have the ability to demonstrate good organisational skills.
  • Communicate in a professional manner with staff, students and external agents.
  • Follow school procedures consistently.
  • Comply with the Schools commitment, policies and procedures in relation to the protection and safeguarding of children.

We offer:

  • Staff Wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking
  • Close to the A50/A500 and M6


For further information regarding the role please contact Ann Taylor, Catering Manager, on 01782 418838 or by email:

Application form

Please return completed application forms to Mrs Fiona Uschmann, Head’s PA/HR Manager by post or email to:



To avoid disappointment, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a high volume of applications are received. This is to ensure that we can manage application levels whilst maintaining a positive candidate experience. Unfortunately, once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications


St Joseph’s College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants for these posts will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Best ever GCSE results!


Of our students achieved  English and mathematics GCSEs at grades 4 or greater (secure pass).


Of our students achieved English and mathematics GCSEs at grades 5 or greater (good pass).


Of all grades achieved at GCSE were grade 7 or higher.


Of our students achieved grade 7 or higher in 5 or more GCSE subjects.


Of our students were entered for the EBACC


St. Joseph’s College is graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.