General Assistant (Catering)


Job Title:                 General Assistant

Reports to:             Catering Manager

Grade:                      GR2SP2 – £11.75 per hour

Contract:                10-15 hours per week term time only


Thank you for your interest in applying for the role of general assistant within our catering team here at Archbishop Ilsley Catholic School.


As you know, our ethos is all about our pupils (and staff) ‘letting their light shine’. We want our pupils to believe in themselves, be aspirational and be the best that they can be.

We all play a part in this at Archbishop Ilsley Catholic School, no matter who you are, nor what you do.

In a world where child poverty, food prices and cost of living are at an all-time high, we play a pivotal part of ensuring our pupils have a full, healthy, nutritious and affordable meals on a daily basis.


We are offering between a 10-15 hour contract with overtime possibilities, The hours required will be in school hours (between 8.30-3.30) and you will be given adequate notice of your working pattern.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1.  To assist in the basic preparation of food and refreshments, which may include some cooking.
  2.  To assist in the care and cleaning of all kitchen equipment
  3.  To prepare dining rooms, including the laying of tables when necessary.
  4.  To erect and dismantle dining room furniture where necessary.
  5.  To serve meals and other refreshments
  6.  To assist in the cleaning of the kitchen, dining room and kitchen equipment
  7.  To keep food wastage to a minimum.
  8.  To maintain at all times an appropriate standard of dress and appearance.
  9.  To assist, when necessary, with the promotion of the catering service.
  10.  To attend meetings as requested by Catering Manager
  11.  To assist the Catering Manager and Deputy in organising special functions/hospitality on an occasional basis.
  12.  Individuals have a responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people he/she is responsible for or comes into contact with.
  13.  To ensure all tasks are carried out with due regard to Health and Safety and food hygiene regulations
  14.  To undertake appropriate professional development including adhering to the principle of performance management.
  15.  Any other duties as commensurate within the grade in order to ensure the smooth running of the school catering service

Only CES application forms will be accepted. All sections ofthe CES application form and relevant supplementary documents must be completed.

Application forms should be returned to – For the attention of Mr A Hicks

An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.

St Teresa of Calcutta MAC is committed to the Safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date 31st May 9am

Interviews 10th June



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