Hours: 16.25 hours per week
Factor / working weeks per year: term time and 4 cleaning days; 45.2 including holiday pay; 38.8 actual weeks per year;
Salary: NJC1 (actual basic salary: £6,610.68)
Holiday Allowance: 6.4 weeks of paid entitlement included in salary
Based at: Little Mead Primary Academy in the first instance. However, all roles are managed at Trust level.
Application closing date: Midnight on Sunday 9th February 2020
Application shortlisting and interviews: Week beginning Monday 10th February 2020
Start date: As soon as possible
Endeavour Academy Trust is an inclusive and collaborative group of schools in North Bristol. There are currently four Endeavour schools: Little Mead Primary Academy, Henbury Court Primary Academy, Fonthill Primary Academy and our brand new primary school Charlton Wood Primary Academy.
This is an exciting time to work for Endeavour Academy Trust. We have committed to measured and sustainable growth, which will enable us to create a group of excellent schools with ambition for every child.
The Successful Candidate
We are looking to recruit an experienced catering professional to work under the direction of the Catering Manager at Little Mead Primary Academy and across the trust. The successful candidate will assist in the day-to-day running of the kitchen and operate the school meals service to approximately 300 pupils, staff and visitors in various academies as required, following set menus and recipes, while adhering to any specific dietary requirements of the children.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about delicious, healthy food who can assist the kitchen managers in delivering our vision, and help to inspire our pupils and parents to eat healthy, delicious and exciting food, while adhering to Trust standards.
The successful candidate will have an understanding of Food Standards for Schools, experience of working in a team in a similar environment, and have a proven track record in sound operational catering practices.
The role includes:
- ability to understand and conform to the Trusts budgetary requirements where appropriate
- flexible working hours and locations within the Trust
- assisting in the preparation and service of school meals following Trust menus and recipes
- reporting of any equipment maintenance, and health & safety issues to the line manager
- completion of, and adherence to, all Trust policies and procedures, and all current legislation relevant to the catering industry
A positive, enthusiastic and proactive attitude is essential.
Our Offer to Staff
We invest heavily in the professional development of our staff with opportunities to develop expertise and experience across the Trust. Our focus on collaboration means that everyone is part of a team. Within Endeavour, we develop our own leaders. If you are ambitious and prepared to work hard we will support your career development and help you to be successful.
As proof of our commitment to staff retention and development, we offer enhanced terms and conditions of employment (compared to standard teacher/local authority entitlements), a friendly working environment with supportive leadership, and encourage our staff to maintain a positive work-life balance.
Little Mead Primary Academy is part of the Endeavour Academy Trust, which is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You can find our Child Protection Policy on the trust's website:
We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.